Audi A2 Engine Oil Finder

Only fully and partially synthetic motor oils are used in the Audi A2. Depending on the year and model there are a number of different oil grades according to the VW 50400/50700 standard, which are approved for all A2 engines and can be used without hesitation under all operating and maintenance conditions. These oils are often referred to as Longlife 3 oils and include the Audi A2 for all previous standards.

On What Car Oil a qualitative comparison of individual oil brands does not take place because every engine oil that meets the standard can be rated as completely sufficient for use in the Audi A2. In general, when changing the oil in a Audi A1, 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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Disclaimer:
While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information, no guarantee is given nor responsibility taken for errors or omissions in the database. Please check your vehicle's handbook or directly with the manufacturer to ensure you are using the correct oil.