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2015-17 Mustang Fluid Capacities

Posted 9/8/2016 by Phillip Perez

Looking for the fluid capacities for your 2015-17 Mustang? Check out LMR's quick and easy S550 fluid capacity guide to get your Mustang properly maintained!

2015-2017 Ford Mustang Fluid Capacity - 2015-2017 Ford Mustang Fluid Capacity

2015-17 Mustang S550 Fluid Capacities:


S550 Mustang Oil Capacity:

  • 2.3 Ecoboost, 5.7qts with filter (5W-30 All Temps)
  • -Oil filter Motorcraft FL910S
  • 3.7L V6, 6qts with filter (5W-20 All Temps)
  • -Oil filter Motorcraft FL500S
  • 5.0L V8, 8qts with filter (5W-20 All Temps)
  • -Oil filter Motorcraft FL500S
  • 5.2L V8 GT-350, 10qts with filter (5W-50 All Temps)
  • -Oil filter Motorcraft FL-2069-ST
Check out our oil change kits here: S550 Mustang Oil Components

S550 Mustang Coolant System Capacity:

  • 2.3 Ecoboost 9.5qts
  • 3.7L V6 12.4qts
  • 5.0L V8 13.6qts
  • -15.2qts if equipped with Track Pack
  • 5.2L V8 GT-350, 15.2qts
Check out our Cooling System Accessories here: S550 Mustang Coolant Accessories

S550 Mustang Transmission Fluid Capacity:

  • 2.3 Ecoboost Automatic 11.6qts
  • - Mercon LV
  • 3.7L V6 Automatic 12qts
  • - Mercon LV
  • 5.0L V8 Automatic 11.8qts
  • - Mercon LV
  • 2.3 Ecoboost, 3.7L V6, & 5.0L V8 Manual 2.7qts
  • - Syncromesh
  • 5.2L V8 GT-350 Manual, 2.5qts Mercon LV ATF
Check out our Drivetrain Components here: S550 Mustang Drivetrain Components

S550 Mustang Rear End Fluid Capacity:


  • 2.3 Ecoboost, 3.7L V6, & 5.0L V8 1.6qts 75W-85 +4oz friction modifier
  • 5.2 V8 GT-350 75W-85
  • -1.6qts+ 3.25oz friction modifier.
    -2.05qts+ 4.25oz friction modifier (if equipped with external axle lube cooler)
Check out our rear end components here: S550 Mustang Rear End Gears

Oil Viscosity Explained

1979-93 Fox Body Rear End Fluid Capacity:

Why do I see a “W” on my engine and gear oil? Simply explained, this means the oil being used is a multi-viscosity application. The ‘W” in motor and gear oil stands for winter. The first number you see is the classification of the cold weather viscosity. The smaller the number is on this first number means the oil being used will be less viscous at lower temps. The second number after the “W” is the high temp viscosity, or how the oil is at operating temps. Once again, the higher the number, the thicker the oil would be. Thicker oil is not always better, depending on the age and wear of the engine, thicker viscosity oil can benefit you. On a brand new engine, this could actually hurt you. Ford and other manufactures have specifications normally listed on the oil cap or in the factory owner’s manual.


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