Volkswagen Passat Engine Oil Finder

The story of the VW Passat is long. It began back in 1973. Today the eighth generation of the VW Passat is already out on the roads. The old bestseller from VW is offered as a sedan and station wagon. The station wagon, which traditionally bears the name Variant and is also offered as a higher Passat Alltrack, is by far the most popular model in the series.

At almost 4.8 meters, the Passat Variant offers the same generous amount of space as the sedan. The driving comfort is just as sublime and the range of engines, whose power spectrum ranges from 120 to 280 hp, is just as varied. Compared to the sedan and other station wagons such as the BMW 3 Series Touring or the Mercedes C-Class Estate, the Passat offers far more space. Good alternatives such as the Opel Insignia or the Ford Mondeo Tournament are also lagging behind in terms of popularity.

Even when it comes to workmanship and driving safety, nobody can fool the Passat Variant that easily. Other Volkswagens like the VW Touran, Sharan and Tiguan are also suitable as family cars, but that doesn't change the fact that the Passat Variant is the most popular car in the VW model range after the VW Golf. There is diversity in the engine compartment. Engines with four cylinders and 120 to 280 hp are on offer. Even a plug-in hybrid. It is shifted with either the six-speed manual transmission or the six- or seven-speed dual-clutch automatic.

Motor oil is a vital part of your Volkswagen Passat's engine. It provides the much needed lubrication to many of the internal parts of an engine. One of its key job is to prevent wear and tear on the moving parts and helps keep the engine running smoothly. Without oil, the engine would cease up almost immediately.

Regularly checking and changing your Volkswagen Passat engine oil is really important. Every time you start and run your car, very fine by-products from the combustion in the engine will be collected in the engine oil. This is one of the reasons why over time the oil goes black. If these contaminants build up too much and exceed the capacity of the oil it can have a negative impact on your car’s overall efficiency and actually effect its performance as it creates sludge and increased wear in the engine block.

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

We have listed all the Volkswagen Passat 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 your Volkswagen Passat.

Car Make & Model Year Oil Grade
Volkswagen Passat 1.4 GTE Hybrid Petrol 2014,
2015,
2016
5W-40
Volkswagen Passat 1.4 GTE Hybrid Petrol 2017,
2018,
2019
5W-40
Volkswagen Passat 1.4 GTE Hybrid Petrol 2020,
2021,
2022
5W-40
Volkswagen Passat 1.4 TSI 4Motion Petrol 2014,
2015,
2016
0W-40 or 5W-40 or 5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 1.4 TSI 4Motion Petrol 2017,
2018,
2019
0W-40 or 5W-40 or 5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 1.4 TSI 4Motion Petrol 2020,
2021,
2022
0W-40 or 5W-40 or 5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 1.4 TSI Petrol 2014,
2015,
2016
0W-40 or 5W-40 or 5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 1.4 TSI Petrol 2017,
2018,
2019
0W-40 or 5W-40 or 5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 1.4 TSI Petrol 2020,
2021,
2022
0W-40 or 5W-40 or 5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 1.5 TSI Petrol 2014,
2015,
2016
0W-20 or 5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 1.5 TSI Petrol 2017,
2018,
2019
0W-20 or 5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 1.5 TSI Petrol 2020,
2021,
2022
0W-20 or 5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 1.6 TDI Diesel 2014,
2015,
2016
5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 1.6 TDI Diesel 2017,
2018,
2019
5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 1.6 TDI Diesel 2020,
2021,
2022
5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 1.8 TSI Petrol 2014,
2015,
2016
0W-40 or 5W-40 or 5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 1.8 TSI Petrol 2017,
2018,
2019
0W-40 or 5W-40 or 5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 1.8 TSI Petrol 2020,
2021,
2022
0W-40 or 5W-40 or 5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 2.0 BiTDI Diesel 2014,
2015,
2016
5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 2.0 BiTDI Diesel 2017,
2018,
2019
5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 2.0 BiTDI Diesel 2020,
2021,
2022
5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TDI Diesel 2014,
2015,
2016
5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TDI Diesel 2017,
2018,
2019
5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TDI Diesel 2020,
2021,
2022
5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TDI 4Motion Diesel 2014,
2015,
2016
5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TDI 4Motion Diesel 2017,
2018,
2019
5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TDI 4Motion Diesel 2020,
2021,
2022
5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TSI Petrol 2014,
2015,
2016
0W-40 or 5W-40 or 5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TSI Petrol 2017,
2018,
2019
0W-40 or 5W-40 or 5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TSI Petrol 2020,
2021,
2022
0W-40 or 5W-40 or 5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TSI 4Motion Petrol 2014,
2015,
2016
0W-40 or 5W-40 or 5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TSI 4Motion Petrol 2017,
2018,
2019
0W-40 or 5W-40 or 5W-30
Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TSI 4Motion Petrol 2020,
2021,
2022
0W-40 or 5W-40 or 5W-30


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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.