K&N® 33-2296 - 33 Series Panel Air Filter

54 reviews / Item # mpn1917852View Similar Products
K&N® - 33 Series Panel Air Filter
K&N® - 33 Series Panel Air FilterK&N® - 33 Series Panel Air FilterK&N® - 33 Series Panel Air Filter Installation InstructionsK&N® - 33 Series Panel Air Filter Dyno ChartK&N® - WarrantyK&N® - Air Filter Overview 602x420Made In USAK&N Authorized Dealer
In Stock (215) - Ships Tomorrow 12.09.16
Vehicle Specific
Fits Following Model(s):
  • Please Select Vehicle Below
Replaces Original (OE) Part #:22676970
Select Vehicle
Add To Cart
Interested in this item?
Have a Question? 800.505.3274
Ask a Specialist: Live Chat
Authorized Dealer:K&N
Low Prices. Price match guarantee
Guaranteed Fitment. Always the correct part
In-House Experts. We know our products
Easy Returns. Quick & Hassle Free
Select VehicleSelected Vehicle
Do not see your vehicle here?   View similar products

Product Details

Learn everything you want to know about this product
to make an informed purchase.

K&N Air Filters

33 Series Panel Air Filter (33-2296) by K&N®. Air Filter Color: Red. Filter Material: Cotton Gauze. Filter Re-Oiling Amount: 1.36 oz (40 ml). Height: 0.938" (24 mm). Outside Length: 11.063" (281 mm). Outside Width: 9.125" (232 mm). Includes: 1 Air Filter. K&N's replacement air filters are designed to increase horsepower and acceleration while providing excellent filtration. We make over 1,200 different replacement air filters for the majority of vehicles on the road. These filters are washable and reusable and are custom designed to fit into your existing factory air box. Their drop-in design means adding performance is simple. With most vehicles you simply remove the disposable air filter and replace it with a K&N. See applicable instruction sheet for details. Our stock replacement air filters for street vehicles are covered by our famous K&N Million-Mile Limited Warranty and will be the last air filter your vehicle will ever need.

K&N - F.A.Q.K&N - Air Filter CleaningK&N - Warranty


  • Improves engine airflow
  • Increases horsepower and acceleration
  • Superior filtration without reduced airflow
  • Reduces maintenance costs
  • Washable and reusable
  • Get up to 50,000 miles between cleanings under normal driving conditions
  • Emissions legal in all States
  • Backed by K&N's Million Mile Limited Warranty

Most air filters on the market are a compromise. Many high-performance filters deliver better airflow, but sacrifice filtering ability and engine protection in the process. OEM filters, which are usually made of paper, filter adequately but at the expense of airflow. And airflow decreases as these air filters become dirty. Not so the K&N air filter. K&N air filters increase airflow without decreasing filtration ability, and the increased airflow remains consistent throughout the filter's service interval. The secret is in the K&N filter's construction.

K&N's initial goal was to develop a filter that would deliver increased airflow during dirty, dusty off-road racing conditions. Increased airflow improves the efficiency of the combustion process, increasing horsepower and torque. But just increasing airflow without ensuring adequate filtration under those conditions would result in a ruined engine. K&N's solution was a filter design consisting of 4 to 6 layers of cotton gauze sandwiched between two aluminum wire screens. The cotton is then treated with a specially formulated grade of oil that causes tackiness throughout the cotton’s microscopic strands. The resulting K&N filter not only delivers increased airflow while trapping dirt particles that could harm your engine, that level of airflow is maintained even as the filter gets dirty. The layers of oiled cotton fibers in the K&N filter trap dirt particles that are smaller than the holes in the filter media. The thickness of the layers also allows the K&N filter to trap dirt and dust on many levels, trapping more dirt without decreasing airflow. Contrast this with a paper filter that only traps dirt on its surface; as the surface area becomes clogged, the airflow rate goes down.

Each K&N air filter is custom designed to fit into your existing factory air box. The K&N filter is economical because it's the last air filter you'll have to buy for your car. It can be washed and reused many times, and since you can usually drive up to 50,000 miles between servicing, you won't have to clean it very often. And every K&N filter is backed by K&N's Million Mile Limited Warranty. By the way, check the CARiD reviews and read what the customers think of K&N porducts.

K&N® is the inventor and leading innovator of reusable cotton gauze filter technology for automotive applications. The first K&N filter was conceived for racing over 40 years ago and a performance enthusiast mindset continues today throughout all levels of the company. K&N is the sales and brand leader for performance filters, including an extensive line of factory replacement filters and performance air intake kits. The company actively promotes the environmental, economical and performance advantages of long-life reusable cotton gauze filters.

Part Number:
OE Numbers:

Warranty Information

Find out everything you need to know about the product warranty

K&N O/E Replacement Air Filters and Air Intake Systems purchased from Authorized Dealers are backed by a Million Mile Limited Warranty when used primarily on paved roads and on vehicles for which they were designed. If one of these products ever fails to provide complete satisfaction, K&N will replace it.

K&N Aftermarket Air Filters should be cleaned every 50,000 miles for normal highway use, more often in dusty conditions. Cleaning should be done with K&N cleaner and air filter oil (or comparable air filter cleaner and oil). Use of compressed air, or chemicals not specifically designed to clean and re-oil cotton air filters (i.e. gasoline, transmission fluid, motor oil, lightweight oil, or diesel fuel) will void the warranty. Any damaged, abused or modified K&N Air Filters will not be warranted.

Any K&N product returned to K&N will need a Return Goods Authorization number and must be sent at customers' expense along with proof of purchase.

Any defective K&N Air Filter properly returned to K&N will be replaced. K&N reserves the right to determine whether the terms of the warranty, set out above, have been properly complied with. In the event that the terms are not complied with, K&N shall be under no obligation to honor this warranty. K&N will not be responsible for any indirect, consequential, special, contingent, or other damages.

We want to make sure that when you buy a K&N Lifetime Air Filter or Air Intake System, you can be confident your vehicle's warranty will not be impacted. We also want you to feel confident that even if you experience difficulties with a dealership repair department, we will step-in and resolve the issue, so you won't have to. Therefore, K & N makes the following Pledge: K&N pledges to their customers that they will not be taken advantage of and charged for a repair due to a manufacturer warranty denial blamed on the presence of a K&N product.

Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act:
Legally, a vehicle manufacturer cannot void the warranty on a vehicle due to an aftermarket part unless they can prove that the aftermarket part caused or contributed to the failure in the vehicle (per the Magnuson Moss Warranty Act (15 U.S.C. 2302(C)) Learn More

Vehicle Fitment

This part is compatible with 30 vehicle(s)
Year Make Model Fitment Notes:
2012 Chevy Malibu
  • Gas
2011 Buick Lucerne
2011 Cadillac DTS
2011 Chevy Malibu
  • Gas
2010 Buick Lucerne
2010 Cadillac DTS
2010 Chevy Malibu
  • 2.4L / 3.6L
2010 Pontiac G6
  • 3.5L
2010 Pontiac G6
  • Gas 2.4L
2009 Buick Lucerne
2009 Cadillac DTS
2009 Chevy Equinox
2009 Chevy Malibu
2009 Pontiac G6
  • 3.6L
2009 Pontiac G6
  • 3.5L 3490 CC / 3498 CC
2009 Pontiac G6
  • 2.4L 2384 CC
2009 Pontiac Torrent
  • 3.4L
2008 Buick Lucerne
2008 Cadillac DTS
2008 Chevy Equinox
  • 207 CID / 209 CID / 217 CID
2008 Chevy Malibu
  • 2.4L / 3.6L
2008 Pontiac G6
  • 3.6L
2008 Pontiac G6
  • 3.5L 3490 CC / 3498 CC
2008 Pontiac G6
  • 2.4L 2384 CC
2008 Pontiac Torrent
  • 204 CID / 207 CID / 217 CID
2007 Buick Lucerne
2007 Cadillac DTS
2007 Chevy Equinox
  • 207 CID / 209 CID
2007 Pontiac G6
  • 3.6L
2007 Pontiac Torrent
  • 204 CID / 207 CID
2006 Buick Lucerne
2006 Cadillac DTS
2006 Chevy Equinox
  • 207 CID / 209 CID
2006 Pontiac Torrent
  • 204 CID / 207 CID
2005 Chevy Equinox
  • 207 CID / 209 CID

Product Reviews


Every Customer can leave a review about our service and the product that was purchased. In order to leave your review for your new product, please follow the link in the email you receive after completing your purchase. You can rate appearance, ease of installation, price/value and product quality.

K&N® - 33 Series Panel Air Filter
K&N® 33-2296 - 33 Series Panel Air Filter
Average Rating: 4.9 of 5
5 of 5
As Expected
K&N® 33-2296 - 33 Series Panel Air Filter
Added a nice touch of sound and performance to my 2012 Malibu.
PPosted by (Springfield, IL) /
2012 Chevy Malibu
Was this review helpful for you? Yes2  people found this review helpful.
4.8 of 5
My New Air Filter
K&N® 33-2296 - 33 Series Panel Air Filter
Works great, car runs better. Can really feel the difference in my new Malibu.
FPosted by (Yakima, WA) /
2009 Chevy Malibu
Was this review helpful for you? Yes5  people found this review helpful.
5 of 5
K&N Air Filter
Good product. One time buy for life of vehicle. Used them for years.
IPosted by (Greenwell Springs, LA) /
2011 Buick Lucerne
Was this review helpful for you? Yes
5 of 5
Very Nice Filter!
K&N® 33-2296 - 33 Series Panel Air Filter
I have been using K&N filters for some years. They are very serviceable and in the long run I save money.
EPosted by (Ypsilanti, MI) /
2006 Cadillac DTS
Was this review helpful for you? Yes2  people found this review helpful.

All manufacturer names, symbols, and descriptions, used in our images and text are used solely for identification purposes only.
It is neither inferred nor implied that any item sold by CARiD.com, is a product authorized by or in any way connected with any vehicle manufacturers displayed on this page.