Originally Posted by TKO
That's a shame. I read the 2018 Versa Note owner's manual and I saw the 0W-20 oil just as you did. It's the same engine model (HR16DE).
I read the 2017 Versa Note owner's manual as well and it still recommends 5W-30 so the change to 0W-20 is only for 2018. What a pain;
Please correct me if I am wrong, but if it is the same engine, you can still use 5w-30 for 2018 Versa and ignore the "politically correct" OEM recommendation.