On my 2012 I used fram no problems since. Any brand is fine to me as long you change them on time. My 2015 gets changed at Honda with no bill. Oh and look into a magnetic drain plug, that helps a lot. I have a Blox magnetic drain plug.
Yes, the honda filters ending with a02 are fram. If you can find the a01 filters, then get those. They are hastings, I believe. Personally, I just buy whatever I feel like buying. The fram ultra is actually one of the best filters ever made, but for our economy cars, it doesn't matter much as long as the oil is changed regularly. A lot of critics compare the adbv of the various filters, but it doesn't matter if the filter is mounted with the open side facing up! I like to look on rockauto and buy whatever filter I can get for around $3. I have tried all the frams, purolators, supertech, and some bosch, mann, honda, ecogard, pro tec, and more. They all work fine. Just make sure you don't accidentally double gasket it!
I visited my local Honda dealer and found that OEM ...-003 filter (Made in Japan) costs $ 12 CAD. I purchased this one and installed today.
I am using Mobil1 0w20 and will change the engine oil in 5,000 km.
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