For the all new Civic Type -R Honda has released a new type of engine oil that has been developed specifically for the new Type-R. It is 0W-20 type 2.0 and is available under Honda genuine part number at your local Honda dealers. This type 2.0 oil is the recommend type of oil that should be used in the Type-R engine when either topping up or replacing. Details Honda HFE-20 (0W-20) 1 litre Honda Part Number 08232-P99K1LHE 4 litres Part Number 08232-P99K4LHE The oil for Civic Type-R 2015 model uses a new specification which conforms to a technical specification of API SN, ILSAC GF-5 , 0W 20. The four litre tub looks like this The oil colour is amber gold like the standard 0w-20 oil so no difference in appearance, look at this thread Bulletins & Advisories - Civic Type-R 15 Year Model PDI and Maintenance information The idimetsu oil PDF gives you all the insight and the conformation this oil is fully backward compatible with your Honda which prescribe to 0w-20 oils. See attached MSDS sheet for this new specification oil.