Engine Oil and Fluid Recommendation for Volkswagen Touareg (7LA, 7L6, 7L5, 7P5) – 4.2 V8 Properly selected engine oil for a car is the key to a long and trouble-free operation of the engine.
  • Engine: AXQ, BHX
  • Engine oil capacity, liter: 7.5
  • Manual transmission capacity, liter: 1.8
  • Automatic transmission capacity, liter: 9.0-12.0
  • Differential capacity, liter: 1.0/1.3-1.6
  • Cooling system capacity, liter: 9.0
  • Year: 2002-07

Engine oil

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


  • 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 red