Engine Oil and Fluid Recommendation for Volkswagen Touareg (7LA, 7L6, 7L5, 7P5) – 4.2 TDI Motor oils are an important component of a car engine. With the right choice of chemical, mechanical, thermal qualities, engine oils are able to provide stable, reliable and long-term engine operation throughout the life of the car.
  • Engine: CKDA
  • Engine oil capacity, liter: 7.7
  • Automatic transmission capacity, liter: 10.4-12.8
  • Differential capacity, liter: 0.8/0.9-1.3
  • Year: 2010-14

Engine oil

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


  • Synthetic gear oil: 75W90 GL5

Power steering

  • Hydraulic fluid: CHF/Central Hydraulic Fluid

Cooling system

  • Antifreeze for the engine: Antifreeze G12+ violet