BMW X1 Engine Oil Finder

The compact SUV X1 from the premium manufacturer BMW has been a huge success thanks to its high build quality and sleek appearance. With an external length of around 4.45 meters, the car fits perfectly into today's world and is very handy and easy to manoeuvre for this vehicle class. The engines are powerful, economical and durable. Always make sure that the oil change interval is observed during the X1 inspection, your BMW X1 will thank you in the long term.

The X1 is available in the following series:

• BMW X1 E84 (2009 – 2015)
• BMW X1 F48 (from 2015)

The first model generation of the BMW X1, the type E84, was produced between 2009 and 2015. The inexpensive basic models were equipped with rear-wheel drive (sDrive), but of course there were also all-wheel drive versions (xDrive). The sDrive18i, sDrive20i, xDrive20i, xDrive25i, xDrive28i, xDrive35i models with a power range between 150 and 306 hp were available as petrol engines . Diesel drivers could choose from the sDrive16d , sDrive18d, xDrive18d, sDrive20d, xDrive20d, xDrive23d and xDrive25d, which offered between 1116 and 218 power.

Each X1 engine has a flexible oil change interval, so the oil change is always calculated and signalled by the service display. This should be done at the latest after 30,000km or after 24 months.

When it comes to engine oil for the X1, the specified specification and BMW approval (Longlife 04) must always be observed. The Castrol Magnatec Stop/Start 5W-30 C3 branded oil is ideal for changing the oil on the BMW X1.

Oil quantities: For the xDrive18i with its petrol engine with 2.0 litre displacement, you have to fill in a small 4.25 litres of oil, for the xDrive35i with 3.0 litre displacement, the largest oil quantity is 6.5 litres.

A flexible oil change interval prompts you to change the oil on the BMW X1 depending on the driving conditions. This will always be the case after 30,000km or 24 months at the latest.

The Castrol Magnatec Stop/Start 5W-30 C3 brand oil is recommended for the X1 Type F48 and F49. Always pay attention to the prescribed specification and the Longlife 04 approval from BMW.

Oil quantities for the X1: With 4.25 litres of oil, the sDrive18i has the smallest capacity. With the xDrive25i, you have to fill in the largest amount of oil at 5.25 litres.

What is the approved oil for a BMW?

For all newer BMW engines built after 2004, engine oil is specified according to the BMW Longlife-04 standard. This includes both petrol and diesel engines. The oil is characterized, among other things, by the fact that it is based on Low-SAPS technology, ie it has a low proportion of sulphate ash (SA), phosphorus (P) and sulphur (S). This is particularly important for diesel engines with a particle filter (DPF), as otherwise the filter would become clogged. Engine oil with the BMW Longlife-04 approval is available in the viscosities 5W-30, 0W-30, 5W-40 and 0W-40.

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 BMW X1? Whether you are topping up your BMW X1 oil or doing a full change of your BMW X1's oil it is really important that you use the correct grade of oil.

We have listed all the BMW X1 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 BMW X1.

Car Make & Model Year Oil Grade
BMW X1 sDrive 16d (F48) Diesel 2015,
2016,
2017
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 16d (F48) Diesel 2018,
2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 16d (F48) Diesel 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 18d (F48) Diesel 2015,
2016,
2017
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 18d (F48) Diesel 2018,
2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 18d (F48) Diesel 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 18i (F48) Petrol 2015,
2016,
2017
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 18i (F48) Petrol 2018,
2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 18i (F48) Petrol 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 20d (F48) Diesel 2015,
2016,
2017
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 20d (F48) Diesel 2018,
2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 20d (F48) Diesel 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 20i (F48) Petrol 2015,
2016,
2017
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 20i (F48) Petrol 2018,
2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 20i (F48) Petrol 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 28i (F48) Petrol 2015,
2016,
2017
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 28i (F48) Petrol 2018,
2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 28i (F48) Petrol 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 18d (F48) Diesel 2015,
2016,
2017
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 18d (F48) Diesel 2018,
2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 18d (F48) Diesel 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 20d (F48) Diesel 2015,
2016,
2017
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 20d (F48) Diesel 2018,
2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 20d (F48) Diesel 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 20i (F48) Petrol 2015,
2016,
2017
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 20i (F48) Petrol 2018,
2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 20i (F48) Petrol 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 25d (F48) Diesel 2015,
2016,
2017
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 25d (F48) Diesel 2018,
2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 25d (F48) Diesel 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 25i (F48) Petrol 2015,
2016,
2017
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 25i (F48) Petrol 2018,
2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 25i (F48) Petrol 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 28i (F48) Petrol 2015,
2016,
2017
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 28i (F48) Petrol 2018,
2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 28i (F48) Petrol 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 16d (E84) Diesel 2009,
2010,
2011
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 16d (E84) Diesel 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 16d (E84) Diesel 2015,
2016
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 16i (E84) Petrol 2009,
2010,
2011
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 16i (E84) Petrol 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 16i (E84) Petrol 2015,
2016
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 18d (E84) Diesel 2009,
2010,
2011
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 18d (E84) Diesel 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 18d (E84) Diesel 2015,
2016
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 18i (E84) Petrol 2009,
2010,
2011
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 18i (E84) Petrol 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 18i (E84) Petrol 2015,
2016
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 20d (E84) Diesel 2009,
2010,
2011
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 20d (E84) Diesel 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 20d (E84) Diesel 2015,
2016
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 20d Efficient Dynamics (E84) Diesel 2009,
2010,
2011
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 20d Efficient Dynamics (E84) Diesel 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 20d Efficient Dynamics (E84) Diesel 2015,
2016
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 20i (E84) Petrol 2009,
2010,
2011
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 20i (E84) Petrol 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 20i (E84) Petrol 2015,
2016
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 28i (E84) Petrol 2009,
2010,
2011
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 28i (E84) Petrol 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 sDrive 28i (E84) Petrol 2015,
2016
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 18d (E84) Diesel 2009,
2010,
2011
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 18d (E84) Diesel 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 18d (E84) Diesel 2015,
2016
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 20d (E84) Diesel 2009,
2010,
2011
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 20d (E84) Diesel 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 20d (E84) Diesel 2015,
2016
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 20i (E84) Petrol 2009,
2010,
2011
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 20i (E84) Petrol 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 20i (E84) Petrol 2015,
2016
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 23d (E84) Diesel 2009,
2010,
2011
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 23d (E84) Diesel 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 23d (E84) Diesel 2015,
2016
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 25d (E84) Diesel 2009,
2010,
2011
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 25d (E84) Diesel 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 25d (E84) Diesel 2015,
2016
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 25i (E84) Petrol 2009,
2010,
2011
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 25i (E84) Petrol 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 25i (E84) Petrol 2015,
2016
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 28i (E84) Petrol 2009,
2010,
2011
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 28i (E84) Petrol 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 28i (E84) Petrol 2015,
2016
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 35i (E84) Petrol 2009,
2010,
2011
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 35i (E84) Petrol 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
BMW X1 xDrive 35i (E84) Petrol 2015,
2016
5W-30 or 5W-40


BMW X1 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.