How To Find Out What Type of Audi Oil To Use

Wondering how to find out what type of Audi oil your model uses? Audi oil recommendations, specifications, quality standards, and oil viscosity weight are specified in your owner's manual. If you have lost your owner's manual and are having difficulty determining what type of motor oil to use, you may wish to refer to our BLAU® Audi Oil Change Kits which match the correct Audi oil for your specific model.

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What Audi Oil Type - How To Find Audi Oil

Audi A3 Oils
Audi A4 Oils
Audi A5 Oils
Audi A6 Oils
Audi A7 Oils
Audi A8 Oils
Audi Allroad Oils
Audi Q3 Oils
Audi Q5 Oils
Audi Q7 Oils
Audi Q8 Oils
Audi RS3 Oils
Audi RS4 Oils
Audi RS5 Oils
Audi RS6 Oils
Audi RS7 Oils
Audi S3 Oils
Audi S4 Oils
Audi S5 Oils
Audi S6 Oils
Audi S7 Oils
Audi S8 Oils
Audi SQ5 Oils
Audi TT Oils
Audi TTRS Oils
Audi R8 Oils

NOTE: Many pre 2004 Audi owner's manuals did not list the actual Audi oil spec (e.g. Audi 502 00). Older manuals many only list the SAE (Society of American Engineers), API (American Petroleum Institute), and ACEA (European Automobile Manufacturers Association) specs.

Recommended Oil Specs for Audi A3 Models

Recommended Audi A3 oil, specifications, quality standards, and oil viscosity weight are specified in your owner's manual. If you have lost your owner's manual and are having difficulty determining what type of Audi A3 oil to use, you may wish to refer to our BLAU® Audi A3 Oil Change Kits, which match the correct Audi A3 oil for your specific model.

Audi A3 1.4 Liter Oil Specs
2016-2017 Audi A3 1.4L Turbo e-tron models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi A3 1.8 Liter Oil Specs
2015-2016 Audi A3 1.8T models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi A3 2.0 Liter Gasoline Oil Specs
2006-2007 Audi A3 2.0T models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2008 Audi A3 2.0T models with BPY Engine Code use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2008 Audi A3 2.0T models with CBFA, CCTA Engine Codes use VW 502 00 or VW 504 00 oil spec. 
2009-2018 A3 2.0T models use VW 502 00 or VW 504 00 oil spec.
2019-2020 Audi A3 2.0T Without B-Cycle models use VW 504 00 oil spec.
2017-2020 Audi A3 2.0T B-Cycle models use VW 508 00 oil spec.
Audi A3 3.2 Liter Oil Specs
2006-2009 Audi A3 3.2L VR6 models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi A3 TDI Diesel Oil Specs
2010-2013 Audi A3 2.0L TDI Diesel models use VW 507 00 oil spec.
2015-2016 Audi A3 2.0L TDI Diesel models use VW 507 00 oil spec.

Recommended Oil Specs for Audi A4 Models

Recommended Audi A4 oil, specifications, quality standards, and oil viscosity weight are specified in your owner's manual. If you have lost your owner's manual and are having difficulty determining what type of Audi A4 oil to use, you may wish to refer to our BLAU® Audi A4 Oil Change Kits, which match the correct Audi A4 oil for your specific model.

Audi A4 2.8 Liter Oil Specs
1996-1997 Audi A4 2.8L 12V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
1998-2001 Audi A4 2.8L 30V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi A4 3.0 Liter Oil Specs
2002-2005 Audi A4 3.0L models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2003-2006 Audi A4 Cabriolet 3.0L models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi A4 3.2 Liter Oil Specs
2005-2008 Audi A4 3.2L models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2007-2009 Audi A4 Cabriolet 3.2L models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi A4 1.8 Turbo Oil Specs
1997-2005 Audi A4 1.8T models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2003-2006 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8T models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi A4 2.0 Turbo Oil Specs
2007-2009 Audi A4 Cabriolet 2.0T models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2006-2018 Audi A4 2.0T Without B-Cycle models use VW 502 00 or VW 504 00 oil spec.
2019-2020 Audi A4 2.0T Without B-Cycle models use VW 504 00 oil spec.
2017-2020 Audi A4 2.0T B-Cycle models use VW 508 00 oil spec.
Audi A4 Allroad 2.0 Turbo Oil Specs
2013-2016 Audi A4 Allroad 2.0T models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2017-2018 Audi A4 Allroad 2.0T models use VW 502 00 or VW 504 00 oil spec.
2019-2020 Audi A4 Allroad 2.0T models use VW 504 00 oil spec.

Recommended Oil Specs for Audi A5 Models

Recommended Audi A5 oil, specifications, quality standards, and oil viscosity weight are specified in your owner's manual. If you have lost your owner's manual and are having difficulty determining what type of Audi A5 oil to use, you may wish to refer to our BLAU® Audi A5 Audi Oil Change Kits, which match the correct Audi A5 oil for your specific model.

Audi A5 3.2 Liter Oil Specs
2008-2011 Audi A5 3.2L model uses VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi A5 2.0 Liter Oil Specs
2010-2018 Audi A5 2.0T model uses VW 502 00 oil spec.
2019-2020 Audi A5 2.0T models use VW 504 00 oil spec.

Recommended Oil Specs for Audi A6 Models

Recommended Audi A6 oil, specifications, quality standards, and oil viscosity weight are specified in your owner's manual. If you have lost your owner's manual and are having difficulty determining what type of Audi A6 oil to use, you may wish to refer to our BLAU® Audi A6 Change Kits, which match the correct Audi A6 oil for your specific model.

Audi A6 2.8 Oil Specs  
1995-1998 Audi A6 2.8L 12V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.  
1998-2001 Audi A6 2.8L 30V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.  
Audi A6 2.7 Turbo Oil Specs  
2000-2004 Audi A6 2.7T 30V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.  
Audi A6 3.0 Oil Specs  
2002-2004 Audi A6 3.0L 30V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.  
2009-2016 Audi A6 3.0L 24V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.  
2017-2018 Audi A6 3.0L 24V models use VW 502 00 or VW 504 00 oil spec.  
2019-2020 Audi A6 3.0L 24V Turbo models use VW 508 00 oil spec.  
Audi A6 3.2 Oil Specs  
2005-2011 Audi A6 3.2L 24V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.  
Audi A6 2.0 Turbo Oil Specs  
2012-2016 Audi A6 2.0T model use VW 502 00 oil spec.  
2017-2018 Audi A6 2.0T model use VW 502 00 or VW 504 00 oil spec.  
2019-2020 Audi A6 2.0T model use VW 508 00 oil spec. SAE 0W-20
Audi A6 4.2 Oil Specs  
2000-2006 Audi A6 4.2L 40V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.  
2007-2011 Audi A6 4.2L 32V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.  
Audi A6 3.0 TDI Diesel Oil Specs  
2014-2016 Audi A6 3.0 TDI models use VW 507 00 oil spec.  

Recommended Oil Specs for Audi A7 Models

Recommended Audi A7 oil, specifications, quality standards, and oil viscosity weight are specified in your owner's manual. If you have lost your owner's manual and are having difficulty determining what type of Audi A7 oil to use, you may wish to refer to our BLAU® Audi A7 Oil Change Kits, which match the correct Audi A7 oil for your specific model.

Audi A7 3.0 Gasoline Oil Specs
2012-2015 Audi A7 3.0L 24V V6 models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2016-2018 Audi A7 3.0L 24V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2019-2020 Audi A7 3.0L 24V Turbo models use VW 508 00 oil spec.
Audi A7 3.0 TDI Diesel Oil Specs
2014-2016 Audi A7 3.0L TDI models use VW 507 00 oil spec.

Recommended Oil Specs for Audi A8 Models

Recommended Audi A8 oil, specifications, quality standards, and oil viscosity weight are specified in your owner's manual. If you have lost your owner's manual and are having difficulty determining what type of Audi A8 oil to use, you may wish to refer to our BLAU® Audi A8 Oil Change Kits, which match the correct Audi A8 oil for your specific model.

Audi A8 3.7 Liter Oil Specs
1997-1999 Audi A8 3.7L 32V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi A8 4.2 Liter Oil Specs
1997-1999 Audi A8 4.2L 32V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2000-2012 Audi A8 4.2L 32V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi A8 3.0L Gasoline Oil Specs
2013-2018 Audi A8 3.0L 24V Supercharged models use VW 502 00 or VW 504 00 oil spec.
2019-2020 Audi A8 3.0L 24V Turbo models use VW 508 00 oil spec.
Audi A8 4.0 Liter Oil Specs
2013-2018 Audi A8 4.0T 32V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2019-2020 Audi A8 4.0T 32V models use VW 504 00 oil spec.
Audi A8 3.0L TDI Diesel Oil Specs
2014-2015 Audi A8 3.0L 24V TDI Diesel models use VW 507 00 oil spec.
Audi A8 W12 Oil Specs
2005-2009 Audi A8 6.0L 48V models use VW 504 00 oil spec.
2012-2016 Audi A8 6.3L 48V models use VW 504 00 oil spec.

Recommended Oil Specs for Audi Allroad Models

Recommended Audi Allroad oil, specifications, quality standards, and oil viscosity weight are specified in your owner's manual. If you have lost your owner's manual and are having difficulty determining what type of Audi Allroad oil to use, you may wish to refer to our BLAU® Audi Allroad Oil Change Kits, which match the correct Audi Allroad oil for your specific model.

Audi Allroad Oil Specs 
2001-2005 Audi Allroad 2.7T 30V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2004-2005 Audi Allroad 4.2L 40V models use VW 502 00 or VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi A4 Allroad Oil Specs
2013-2016 Audi A4 Allroad 2.0T models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2017-2018 Audi A4 Allroad 2.0T models use VW 502 00 or VW 504 00 oil spec.
2019-2020 Audi A4 Allroad 2.0T models use VW 504 00 oil spec.
Audi A6 Allroad Oil Specs
2020-2020 Audi A6 Allroad 3.0L 24V Turbo models use VW 508 00 oil spec.

Recommended Oil Specs for Audi Q3 Models

Recommended Audi Q3 oil, specifications, quality standards, and oil viscosity weight are specified in your owner's manual. If you have lost your owner's manual and are having difficulty determining what type of Audi Q3 oil to use, you may wish to refer to our BLAU® Audi Q3 Oil Change Kits, which match the correct Audi Q3 oil for your specific model.

Audi Q3 Oil Specs
2015-2018 Audi Q3 2.0T models use VW 502 00 or VW 504 00 oil spec.
2019-2020 Audi Q3 2.0T models use VW 508 00 oil spec.

Recommended Oil Specs for Audi Q5 & SQ5 Models

Recommended Audi Q5 oil, specifications, quality standards, and oil viscosity weight are specified in your owner's manual. If you have lost your owner's manual and are having difficulty determining what type of Audi Q5 oil to use, you may wish to refer to our BLAU® Audi Q5 Oil Change Kits, which match the correct Audi Q5 oil for your specific model.

Audi Q5 2.0 Liter Oil Specs
2011-2018 Audi Q5 2.0T models use VW 502 00 or VW 504 00 oil spec.
2019-2020 Audi Q5 2.0T models use VW 508 00 oil spec.
Audi Q5 V6 Gasoline Oil Specs
2009-2012 Audi Q5 3.2L models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2013-2017 Audi Q5 3.0L Supercharged 24V models use VW 502 00 or VW 504 00 oil spec.
Audi Q5 V6 TDI Diesel Oil Specs
2014-2016 Audi Q5 3.0L TDI Diesel models use VW 507 00 oil spec.
Audi SQ5 Oil Specs
2014-2017 Audi SQ5 3.0L Supercharged 24V V6 models use VW 502 00 or VW 504 00 oil spec. 
2018-2020 Audi SQ5 3.0L Turbo 24V models use VW 508 00 oil spec.

Recommended Oil Specs for Audi Q7 Models

Recommended Audi Q7 oil, specifications, quality standards, and oil viscosity weight are specified in your owner's manual. If you have lost your owner's manual and are having difficulty determining what type of Audi Q7 oil to use, you may wish to refer to our BLAU® Audi Q7 Oil Change Kits, which match the correct Audi Q7 oil for your specific model.

Audi Q7 2.0 Liter Oil Specs
2017-2018 Audi Q7 2.0T models use VW 502 00 oil spec. 
2019-2020 Audi Q7 2.0T models use VW 504 00 oil Spec.
Audi Q7 V6 Gasoline Oil Specs
2007-2010 Audi Q7 3.6L VR6 models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2011-2015 Audi Q7 3.0T 24V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2020-2020 Audi Q7 3.0L 24V Turbo use VW 508 00 oil spec.
 Audi Q7 V6 TDI Diesel Oil Specs
 2009-2015 Audi Q7 3.0L TDI models use VW 507 00 oil spec.
Audi Q7 V8 Oil Specs
2007-2010 Audi Q7 4.2L models use VW 502 00 oil spec.

Recommended Oil Specs for Audi Q8 Models

Recommended Audi Q8 engine oil, specifications, quality standards, and oil viscosity weight are specified in your owner's manual. If you have lost your owner's manual and are having difficulty determining what type of Audi Q8 oil to use, you may wish to refer to our BLAU® Audi Q8 Oil Change Kits, which match the correct Audi Q8 oil for your specific model.

Audi Q8 Oil Specs
2019-2020 Audi Q8 3.0L 24V Turbocharged models use VW 508 00 oil spec.

Recommended Oil Specs for Audi S3 & RS3 Models

Recommended Audi S3 oil, specifications, quality standards, and oil viscosity weight are specified in your owner's manual. If you have lost your owner's manual and are having difficulty determining what type of Audi S3 oil to use, you may wish to refer to our BLAU® Audi S3 Oil Change Kits, which match the correct Audi S3 oil for your specific model.

Audi S3 Oil Specs
2015-2018 Audi S3 2.0T models use VW 502 00 or VW 504 00 oil spec.
2019-2020 Audi S3 2.0T models use VW 504 00 oil spec.
Audi RS3 Oil Specs
2017-2020 Audi RS3 2.5L 20V models use VW 504 00 oil spec.

Recommended Oil Specs for Audi S4 & RS4 Models

Recommended Audi S4 oil, specifications, quality standards, and oil viscosity weight are specified in your owner's manual. If you have lost your owner's manual and are having difficulty determining what type of Audi S4 oil to use, you may wish to refer to our BLAU® Audi S4 Oil Change Kits, which match the correct Audi S4 oil for your specific model.

Audi S4 5Cyl Oil Specs
1992-1994 Audi S4 2.2T model use VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi S4 2.7 Turbo Oil Specs
2000-2002 Audi S4 2.7T 30V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi S4 3.0 Liter Oil Specs
2010-2016 Audi S4 3.0L 24V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2018-2020 Audi S4 3.0L 24V Turbo models use VW 508 00 oil spec.
Audi S4 4.2 Liter Oil Specs
2004-2008 Audi S4 4.2L 40V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2004-2009 Audi S4 Cabriolet 4.2L 40V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi RS4 Oil Specs
2007-2008 Audi RS4 4.2L models use VW 502 00 oil spec.

Recommended Oil Specs for Audi S5 & RS5 Models

Recommended Audi S5 oil, specifications, quality standards, and oil viscosity weight are specified in your owner's manual. If you have lost your owner's manual and are having difficulty determining what type of Audi S5 oil to use, you may wish to refer to our BLAU® Audi S5 Oil Change Kits, which match the correct Audi S5 oil for your specific model.

Audi S5 4.2 Liter Oil Specs
2008-2012 Audi S5 4.2L 32V V8 models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi S5 3.0 Liter Oil Specs
2010-2017 Audi S5 3.0L V6 models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2018-2020 Audi S5 3.0L 24V Turbo models use VW 508 00 oil spec.
Audi RS5 Oil Specs
2013-2015 Audi RS5 4.2L 32V V8 models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2018-2020 Audi RS5 2.9L 24V Turbo models use VW 504 00 oil spec.

Recommended Oil Specs for Audi S6 & RS6 Models

Recommended Audi S6 oil, specifications, quality standards, and oil viscosity weight are specified in your owner's manual. If you have lost your owner's manual and are having difficulty determining what type of Audi S6 oil to use, you may wish to refer to our BLAU® Audi S6 Oil Change Kits, which match the correct Audi S6 oil for your specific model. 

Audi S6 4.2 V8 Liter Oil Specs
2002-2003 Audi S6 4.2L models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi S6 5.2L V10 Oil Specs
2007-2011 Audi S6 5.2L models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi S6 4.0T V8 Oil Specs
2013-2018 Audi S6 4.0T 32V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi S6 2.9T V6 Oil Specs
2019-2020 Audi S6 2.9L 24V Turbo models use VW 504 00 oil spec.
Audi RS6 Oil Specs
2003-2004 Audi RS6 4.2L models use VW 505 01 oil spec.

Recommended Oil Specs for Audi S7 & RS7 Models

Recommended Audi S7 oil, specifications, quality standards, and oil viscosity weight are specified in your owner's manual. If you have lost your owner's manual and are having difficulty determining what type of Audi S7 oil to use, you may wish to refer to our BLAU® Audi S7 Oil Change Kits, which match the correct Audi S7 oil for your specific model.

Audi S7 4.0T V8 Oil Specs
2013-2017 Audi S7 4.0T 32V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi S7 2.9T V6 Oil Specs
2019-2020 Audi S7 2.9L 24V Turbo models use VW 504 00 oil spec.
Audi RS7 Oil Spec
2014-2018 Audi RS7 4.0L 32V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.

Recommended Oil Specs for Audi S8 Models

Recommended Audi S8 oil, specifications, quality standards, and oil viscosity weight are specified in your owner's manual. If you have lost your owner's manual and are having difficulty determining what type of Audi S8 oil to use, you may wish to refer to our BLAU® Audi S8 Oil Change Kits, which match the correct Audi S8 oil for your specific model.

Audi S8 4.2 Liter V8 Oil Specs
2001-2003 Audi S8 4.2L models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi S8 5.2 Liter V10 Oil Specs
2007-2009 Audi S8 5.2L models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi S8 4.0 Liter V8 Oil Specs
2013-2017 Audi S8 4.0T 32V models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2020-2020 Audi S8 4.0T 32V models use VW 504 00 oil spec.

Recommended Oil Specs for Audi TT & TTRS Models

Recommended Audi TT oil, specifications, quality standards, and oil viscosity weight are specified in your owner's manual. If you have lost your owner's manual and are having difficulty determining what type of Audi TT oil to use, you may wish to refer to our BLAU® Audi TT Oil Change Kits, which match the correct Audi TT oil for your specific model. 

Audi TT 4Cyl Oil Specs
2000-2006 Audi TT 1.8 Turbo models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2008-2015 Audi TT 2.0 Turbo models with CDMA, BPY Engine Codes use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2009-2015 Audi TT 2.0 Turbo models with CCTA, CETA Engine Codes use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2016-2018 Audi TT 2.0 Turbo models use VW 502 00 or VW 504 00 oil spec.
2019-2020 Audi TT 2.0 Turbo B-Cycle use VW 508 00 oil spec. (228hp)
2019-2020 Audi TTS 2.0 Turbo models use VW 504 00 oil spec. (280hp)
Audi TT 6Cyl Oil Specs
2004-2009 Audi TT 3.2 VR6 models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi TTRS Oil Specs
2012-2013 Audi TTRS 2.5T models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
2018-2020 Audi TTRS 2.5L models use VW 507 00 oil spec.

Recommended Oil Specs for Audi R8 Models

Recommended Audi R8 oil, specifications, quality standards, and oil viscosity weight are specified in your owner's manual. If you have lost your owner's manual and are having difficulty determining what type of Audi R8 oil to use, you may wish to refer to the following information which match the correct Audi R8 oil for your specific model.

Audi R8 V8 Oil Specs
2008-2015 Audi R8 4.2L V8 models use VW 502 00 oil spec.
Audi R8 V10 Oil Specs
2010-2012 Audi R8 5.2L 40V models use VW 502 00 oil spec. VW 501 01 (SAE 10W-60) oil spec in severe conditions*.
2012-2012 Audi R8 GT 5.2L 40V models use VW 502 00 oil spec. VW 501 01 (SAE 10W-60) oil spec in severe conditions*.
2014-2015 Audi R8 5.2L 40V models use VW 502 00 oil specs. VW 501 01 (SAE 10W-60) oil spec in severe conditions*.
2017-2018 Audi R8 5.2L 40V models use VW 502 00 oil spec. VW 501 01 (SAE 10W-60) oil spec in severe conditions*.
2017-2018 Audi R8 Plus 5.2L 40V models use VW 502 00 oil spec. VW 501 01 (SAE 10W-60) oil spec in severe conditions*.
2020-2020 Audi R8 5.2L 40V models use VW 504 00 oil spec.

* Severe conditions are considered sustained and long-distance high rpm engine speeds or when the car is being used on the racetrack during car club and autocross events.