Engine Oil and Fluid Recommendation for Audi A8,R8,S8 (4D2, 4D8; 4E2, 4E8) – A8 4.2 quattro The main rule on which the correct selection of engine oil for a car is based is that you should not fill it with oil that seems in your opinion better than what the manufacturer requires. After all, not in all cases, compliance with later requirements in terms of the quality of engine oil indicates that it is suitable for your car.
  • Engine: BMF
  • Engine oil capacity, liter: 7.5
  • Automatic transmission capacity, liter: 10.4
  • Differential capacity, liter: 1.2/0.9-1.5
  • Cooling system capacity, liter: 12
  • Year: 2003-10

Engine oil

  • Synthetic oil: Longlife III 5W-30 (Longlife 3 5W-30)

Differential

  • Synthetic gear oil: 75W90 GL5

Automatic transmission

  • Synthetic gear oil: ATF Dexron VI (ATF Dexron 6)

Power steering

  • Hydraulic fluid: CHF/Central Hydraulic Fluid

Cooling system

  • Antifreeze for the engine: Antifreeze G12+ violet