Dacia Sandero & Sandero II Engine Oil Finder

Dacia Sandero is a compact 'city' car from Dacia released on June 20 2008.

The Dacia Sandero is now in its third generation. The 1st generation Dacia Sandero was in production between 2008 and 2012 and was available as hatchback model. In 2012 the 2nd generation Dacia Sandero 2 (or Sander II) was launched and was produced for 8 years until 2020. More recently in 2021, the 3rd generation Dacia Sandero (Sandero III) has been available as a hatchback, based on the CMF platform.

About the Dacia Sandero

The Dacia Sandero is a four-door compact car and has been in the third generation since 2008. With its compact dimensions and four doors, the Dacia Sandero is an ideal city car that can accommodate four adults with shopping if necessary.

Dacia Sandero III (Sandero 3)

The third and current generation of the Dacia Sandero has been built with a small variety of engines since 2021. While the second generation of the Dacia Sandero was offered with both diesel and petrol engines, the third generation is basically offered with a 1-liter petrol engine. As a special feature, the petrol engines are also optionally available with LPG equipment , so that these models can be driven with both petrol and the cheaper LPG.

The petrol engines with a displacement of 1 liter from the current generation of the Dacia Sandero come with an output of up to 101 hp and a top speed of 183 km/h. Although these are not sporty values, they are completely sufficient for the intended usage profile as a city vehicle. As a small car, the Dacia Sandero is a compact 4.09 meters long and 1.85 meters wide. The height is 1.5 meters and the vehicle has a wheelbase of 2.6 meters. The trunk has a capacity of at least 328 litres and with the rear seats folded down, up to 1,108 litres can be loaded. The curb weight is 1,089 kilograms. The current Dacia Sandero has been built since 2021 and basically comes as a hatchback with four doors. In addition to the basic model of the Dacia Sandero, the variant Dacia Sandero Stepway is also available. This special model is slightly higher and features some SUV borrowings such as the standard roof rails and plastic sills on the wheel arches.

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

We have listed all the Dacia Sandero 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 Dacia Sandero.

Car Make & Model Year Oil Grade
Dacia Sandero 1.2 16V Petrol 2008,
2009,
2010
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero 1.2 16V Petrol 2011,
2012
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero 1.4 Petrol 2008,
2009,
2010
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero 1.4 Petrol 2011,
2012
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero 1.5 dCi Diesel 2008,
2009,
2010
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero 1.5 dCi Diesel 2011,
2012
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero 1.6 16V Petrol 2008,
2009,
2010
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero 1.6 16V Petrol 2011,
2012
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero 1.6 Petrol 2008,
2009,
2010
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero 1.6 Petrol 2011,
2012
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 0.9 TCe Petrol 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 0.9 TCe Petrol 2015,
2016,
2017
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 0.9 TCe Petrol 2018,
2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 0.9 TCe Petrol 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 1.0 SCe Petrol 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 1.0 SCe Petrol 2015,
2016,
2017
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 1.0 SCe Petrol 2018,
2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 1.0 SCe Petrol 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 1.2 16V Petrol 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 1.2 16V Petrol 2015,
2016,
2017
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 1.2 16V Petrol 2018,
2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 1.2 16V Petrol 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 1.5 dCi Diesel 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 1.5 dCi Diesel 2015,
2016,
2017
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 1.5 dCi Diesel 2018,
2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 1.5 dCi Diesel 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 1.6 16V Petrol 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 1.6 16V Petrol 2015,
2016,
2017
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 1.6 16V Petrol 2018,
2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 1.6 16V Petrol 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 1.6 Petrol 2012,
2013,
2014
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 1.6 Petrol 2015,
2016,
2017
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 1.6 Petrol 2018,
2019,
2020
5W-30 or 5W-40
Dacia Sandero II 1.6 Petrol 2021,
2022
5W-30 or 5W-40


Dacia Sandero 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.