Audi A2 Engine Oil Finder

Only fully and partially synthetic motor oils can be used in the Audi A2. Depending on the year and model there are a number of different oil grades you can use according to the VW 50400/50700 standards. These are the only oils which are approved by VW for A2 engines and can be used without risking your warranty and are suitable for use under all driving conditions. These oils are often referred to as Longlife 3 oils.

On WhatCarOil.com we do not perform a qualitative comparison of individual oil brands because every engine oil that meets the standards can be used in the Audi A2. In general, when changing the oil in your A2, it is recommended that both the oil filter and the oil drain plug are replaced as part of the oil change. If you are simply topping up the oil in your A2 then this is not necessary.

If the petrol engines are operated in fixed-interval mode, the engine oil must be changed every 15,000 km or once a year. An engine oil according to the 50200 standard must be used here.

For the diesel engine, the Audi A2 a different grade of oil could be required so be sure to check that too.

What Engine Oil For Audi A2?

Every engine oil will have its viscosity grade labelled on the packaging. This will look something like 0W-20, 5W-30 or 5W-40. This grading is used to measure how thick / fluid the oil is and help ensure you buy the right oil for your car. The lower the viscosity grade of the oil, the more fluid and thinner it will be than those with a high grade (higher numbers) which will be much less running and thick.

So which engine oil should you buy for your Audi A2? Whether you are topping up your Audi A2 oil or doing a full change of your Audi A2's oil it is really important that you use the correct grade of oil.

We have listed all the Audi A2 models and engine types in the following table, as well as the correct engine oil grade for each of the cars. You can use the search and filter to easily find the right engine oil for an Audi A2.

Car Make & Model Year Oil Grade
Audi A2 1.2 TDI Diesel 2000,
2001,
2002
5W-30
Audi A2 1.2 TDI Diesel 2003,
2004,
2005
5W-30
Audi A2 1.4 TDI Diesel 2000,
2001,
2002
5W-30
Audi A2 1.4 TDI Diesel 2003,
2004,
2005
5W-30
Audi A2 1.4i Petrol 2000,
2001,
2002
5W-30
Audi A2 1.4i Petrol 2003,
2004,
2005
5W-30
Audi A2 1.6 FSI Petrol 2000,
2001,
2002
5W-30
Audi A2 1.6 FSI Petrol 2003,
2004,
2005
5W-30
Audi A2 Oil Grades
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