Audi Q3 Engine Oil Finder

The Q3 is Audi's successful entry into the compact SUV class. The range of modern petrol and turbo diesel engines offer the right engine type for every any environment. A solid and long lasting engine with excellent fuel economy characterise the Audi Q3 - but only if you keep the oil change interval on time!

Our guide will inform you about all the details of changing the oil on the Q3. We will show you the best engine oils, tell you everything about the intervals including filling quantities.

The Audi Q3 8U sold between 2011 and 2018 shared various technical components with the Tiguan and the Golf from Volkswagen. The same engine types can also be found in the range of engines as in these popular VW vehicles.

The current model of the Audi Q3, the F3 type, has been available since mid-2017. The SUV can be ordered with the following engines: The 35 TFSI, 40 TFSI, 45 TFSI and the RS Q3 are available as petrol engines . When it comes to diesel , you can choose between the 35 TDI and 40 TDI.

The 1.4 TFSI, 2.0 TFSI and 2.5 TFSI with a performance range between 125 and 367 hp (RS Q3 Performance) are available as petrol engines.

A TDI turbo diesel with a displacement of 2.0 litres was offered in power levels from 120 to 184 hp.

What is the oil change interval on the Audi Q3?

A flexible LongLife oil change interval is specified for the engines of the Audi Q3 8U. Therefore, the oil must be changed after 30,000 kilometers or after 24 months , whichever comes first.

A flexible LongLife oil change is possible with every Audi Q3 F3. This means that you have to change the engine oil either after 30,000 kilometers or after 24 months . This period varies individually, depending on the driving style and the stress on the Q3.

The right engine oil and the filling quantities for the Audi Q3 8U

The well-known branded oil Castrol Edge 5W-30 LL is highly recommended for the Audi Q3. It meets the required specification and has Audi/VW approval. So it fits all engines and wont effect your warranty.

The 35 TFSI petrol engine (4.0 litres) needs the least engine oil for the oil change, while the large 2.5-litre engine in the RS Q3 (6.8 litres) needs the most oil .

What Engine Oil For Audi Q3?

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 Q3? Whether you are topping up your Audi Q3 oil or doing a full change of your Audi Q3's oil it is really important that you use the correct grade of oil.

We have listed all the Audi Q3 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 Q3.

Car Make & Model Year Oil Grade
Audi Q3 40 TFSI quattro Petrol 2018,
2019,
2020
0W-20
Audi Q3 40 TFSI quattro Petrol 20210W-20
Audi Q3 40 TFSI quattro Petrol 20220W-20
Audi Q3 55 TFSI quattro Petrol 2018,
2019,
2020
0W-20
Audi Q3 55 TFSI quattro Petrol 20210W-20
Audi Q3 55 TFSI quattro Petrol 20220W-20
Audi Q3 2.0 TFSI quattro Petrol 2014,
2015,
2016
5W-40
Audi Q3 2.0 TFSI quattro Petrol 2017,
2018,
2019
5W-40
Audi Q3 2.0 TFSI quattro Petrol 2020,
2021,
2022
5W-40
Audi Q3 1.4 TFSI Petrol 2011,
2012,
2013
5W-30
Audi Q3 1.4 TFSI Petrol 2014,
2015,
2016
5W-30
Audi Q3 1.4 TFSI Petrol 2017,
2018,
2019
5W-30
Audi Q3 1.4 TFSI Petrol 2020,
2021,
2022
5W-30
Audi Q3 2.0 TDI Diesel 2011,
2012,
2013
5W-30
Audi Q3 2.0 TDI Diesel 2014,
2015,
2016
5W-30
Audi Q3 2.0 TDI Diesel 2017,
2018,
2019
5W-30
Audi Q3 2.0 TDI Diesel 2020,
2021,
2022
5W-30
Audi Q3 2.0 TDI quattro Diesel 2011,
2012,
2013
5W-30
Audi Q3 2.0 TDI quattro Diesel 2014,
2015,
2016
5W-30
Audi Q3 2.0 TDI quattro Diesel 2017,
2018,
2019
5W-30
Audi Q3 2.0 TDI quattro Diesel 2020,
2021,
2022
5W-30
Audi Q3 2.0 TFSI Petrol 2011,
2012,
2013
5W-30
Audi Q3 2.0 TFSI Petrol 2014,
2015,
2016
5W-30
Audi Q3 2.0 TFSI Petrol 2017,
2018,
2019
5W-30
Audi Q3 2.0 TFSI Petrol 2020,
2021,
2022
5W-30
Audi RS Q3 2.5 TFSI quattro Petrol 2011,
2012,
2013
5W-30
Audi RS Q3 2.5 TFSI quattro Petrol 2014,
2015,
2016
5W-30
Audi RS Q3 2.5 TFSI quattro Petrol 2017,
2018,
2019
5W-30
Audi RS Q3 2.5 TFSI quattro Petrol 2020,
2021,
2022
5W-30
Audi Q3 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.