What engine oil is recommended for BMW?

Since Shell is the producer on Pennzoil® motor oils, Pennzoil is now the recommended oil for BMW engines.

Can I use 5W30 in my BMW?

Oil for BMW’s must have an API rating of SM or higher; your recommended SAE grade* will vary based on climate. A few of the recommended oils for your 2007 BMW include Mobil 1 SAE 0W-40 and Valvoline SynPower SAE 5W-30. If you live in a cold weather climate, the use of the 0W-40 is best.

How much oil does a BMW f10 520d take?

BMW 5 – F10 / F11 / F18 (2010 – ) ENGINE OIL CAPACITY

520d xDrive (2013 – 2014) N47D20 5.2
520d (2014 – ) B47 5
520d xDrive (2014 – ) B47 5
525d (2010 – 2011) N57 D30 7

Can you use 5w30 instead of 5W40?

It’s not just the oil viscosity that’s important, it’s also the oil chemistry. As long as the oil you use is VW 502 certified, a 5W-30, 0W-30, 5W-40 or 0W-40 will work just fine.

Can I use Mobil 1 oil in my BMW?

It is important to use the right oil in your car to comply with the BMW manufacturer specifications. Using the right Mobil 1 product during routine servicing and according to your vehicle’s handbook will not affect the BMW manufacturer’s warranty.

What kind of oil does a BMW 5 series take?

The best engine oil for BMW 5 Series is 5W30 synthetic grade oil, however we recommend you to stick with mineral engine oil for the initial 10,000kms.

What is 5W30 oil?

5w30 is a motor oil that is widely used in light-duty petrol and diesel engines. Like most motor oils produced today, 5w30 is a multi-grade oil, meaning it ranges from a lower viscosity grade of 5 to a higher viscosity grade of 30.

Can you mix oil brands BMW?

No problem mixing weights, so long as either oil would be suitable for the engine. You can mix oils and weights all you want.

What will happen if I put wrong oil in my car?

Using the wrong fluid can cause poor lubrication, overheating, and possibly transmission failure. A mechanic might not be able to reverse the damage, even by flushing the transmission. Mistakenly adding motor oil or brake fluid can also destroy your transmission.