Oil types

Note

Oil additives may lead to engine damage. No oil additives

Oil additives may lead to engine damage.

Approved oil types

Your service center can advise you on which engine oils have been approved by the manufacturer of your vehicle.

The engine oil quality is critical for the life of the engine.

Only use approved BMW High Performance oil.

Approved oils belong to the viscosity grades SAE 0W-40, SAE 0W-30, SAE 5W-40 and SAE 5W-30.

Alternative oil types

If the approved engine oils are not available, up to 1 US quart/liter of another oil with the following specification may be used.

API SM quality standards or higher.

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