Step 1: Determine Amount and Type of Oil Needed For Your Vehicle
Before heading to your local auto-shop you must consult your vehicle’s owner’s manual in order to establish the size of your engine, type of oil, and the corresponding amount of oil required. Look for any notes on the viscosity of the oil as well as if your engine requires synthetic oil as well.
If a hard copy of the owner's manual is not present you should look to the manufacture's website for an electronic copy.
Step 2: Determine Oil Filter Needed
This information can also be found online at websites such as this: