Recommended Type of Engine Oil for BMW 5-Series. How Much Do You Need

Engine
1.8 (M40B18)
Years
1990-1996
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w40
How much (L.)
4
Engine
1.8 (M43B18)
Years
1990-1996
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w40
How much (L.)
4
Engine
1.8 (M10B18)
Years
1980-1987
Recommended oil
Semi Synthetic 10w40
How much (L.)
-
Other 1.8 engines
Engine
2.0 (N47)
Years
2007-2016
Recommended oil
Synthetic 10w40 for Diesel
How much (L.)
5.2
Engine
2.0 (M47TU2)
Years
2005-2006
Recommended oil
Synthetic 10w40 for Diesel
How much (L.)
5.5
Engine
2.0 (M52B20)
Years
1995-2000
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
6.5
Engine
2.0 (M50B20)
Years
1988-1995
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w40
How much (L.)
4,25, 5,75
Engine
2.0 (M50B20TU)
Years
1988-1995
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w40
How much (L.)
4,25, 5,75
Engine
2.0 (M20B20)
Years
1980-1991
Recommended oil
Semi Synthetic 10w40
How much (L.)
-
Engine
2.0 (N47S)
Years
2011-2016
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
5.2
Engine
2.0 (N20B20A)
Years
2011-2016
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
-
Engine
2.0 (N47N)
Years
2012-2016
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
5.2
Engine
2.0 (M50B206S1)
Years
1988-1995
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w40
How much (L.)
4,25, 5,75
Engine
2.0 (M50B206S2)
Years
1988-1995
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w40
How much (L.)
4,25, 5,75
Engine
2.0 (M50B(206S1))
Years
1988-1995
Recommended oil
Mineral 15w40
How much (L.)
5.75, 4.25
Engine
2.0 (M50B(206S2)Vanos)
Years
1988-1995
Recommended oil
Mineral 15w40
How much (L.)
5.75, 4.25
Other 2.0 engines
Engine
2.2 (M54)
Years
2000-2005
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
6.5
 
Engine
2.5 (N52B25)
Years
2005-2010
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
8.25, 6.5
Engine
2.5 (M52TU)
Years
2000
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
6,5
Engine
2.5 (M52B25)
Years
1996-2000
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
6.5
Engine
2.5 (M57TU)
Years
2003-2007
Recommended oil
Synthetic 10w40 for Diesel
How much (L.)
6.5, 8.25
Engine
2.5 (M57)
Years
2000-2004
Recommended oil
Synthetic 10w40 for Diesel
How much (L.)
6.5
Engine
2.5 (M51D25 (Inter.))
Years
1996-1998
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
6.75
Engine
2.5 (M50B25TU)
Years
1988-1995
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w40
How much (L.)
4,25, 6,75
Engine
2.5 (M52B25(Vanos))
Years
1988-1995
Recommended oil
Mineral 15w40
How much (L.)
6.75, 4.25
Engine
2.5 (M20B25)
Years
1988-1991
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w40
How much (L.)
4,25, 6,75
Engine
2.5 (N53B25)
Years
2007-2010
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
6.5
Engine
2.5 (N52B25A)
Years
2011
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
-
Engine
2.5 (M30B25)
Years
1981-1987
Recommended oil
Semi Synthetic 10w40
How much (L.)
-
Engine
2.5 (M30B25L)
Years
1981-1987
Recommended oil
Semi Synthetic 10w40
How much (L.)
-
Engine
2.5 (M50B25)
Years
1988-1995
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w40
How much (L.)
4,25, 6,75
Engine
2.5 (M51D25)
Years
1990-1995
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w40
How much (L.)
6
Engine
2.5 (M51)
Years
1995-2000
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
6.75
Engine
2.5 (M54B25)
Years
2000-2005
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
6.5, 6.75
Other 2.5 engines
Engine
2.7 (M20B27)
Years
1983-1987
Recommended oil
Semi Synthetic 10w40
How much (L.)
-
 
Engine
2.8 (M52(TU)B28)
Years
1996-2000
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
6.5
Engine
2.8 (M30B28)
Years
1981-1987
Recommended oil
Semi Synthetic 10w40
How much (L.)
-
Other 2.8 engines
Engine
2.9 (M57D30)
Years
1998-2004
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
7
Engine
2.9 (M57)
Years
1998-2004
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
6.5
Other 2.9 engines
Engine
3.0 (N53B30)
Years
2007-2011
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
8.25, 6.5
Engine
3.0 (N57D30)
Years
2009-2016
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
6.5
Engine
3.0 (M57TU2)
Years
2007-2010
Recommended oil
Synthetic 10w40 for Diesel
How much (L.)
8.25
Engine
3.0 (M57TU)
Years
2003-2010
Recommended oil
Synthetic 10w40 for Diesel
How much (L.)
8.25
Engine
3.0 (M54)
Years
2000-2004
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
6.5
Engine
3.0 (M60B30)
Years
1993-1996
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w40
How much (L.)
7,5
Engine
3.0 (M30B30)
Years
1988-1990
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w40
How much (L.)
5,75
Engine
3.0 (N55B30)
Years
2009-2016
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
7.5-7.7, 6.5
Engine
3.0 (N55B30A)
Years
2011
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
6.5
Engine
3.0 (N52B30)
Years
2005-2007
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
8.25, 6.5
Engine
3.0 (M57)
Years
1998-2004
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
6.5
Engine
3.0 (M54B30)
Years
2003-2005
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
6.5, 8.25
Engine
3.0 (N57ZD30)
Years
2012-2016
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
6.5
Other 3.0 engines
Engine
3.4 (M30B35)
Years
1985-1993
Recommended oil
Semi Synthetic 10w40
How much (L.)
-
Engine
3.4 (M30B35 (Motronic))
Years
1985-1987
Recommended oil
Mineral 10w40
How much (L.)
5.75
Other 3.4 engines
Engine
3.5 (M62)
Years
2001-2003
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
7.5
Engine
3.5 (M62B35)
Years
1996-2000
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
7.5
Engine
3.5 (S38B36)
Years
1992
Recommended oil
Semi Synthetic 10w40
How much (L.)
-
Engine
3.5 (S38B35)
Years
1987-1991
Recommended oil
Mineral 10w40
How much (L.)
8
Other 3.5 engines
Engine
3.8 (S38B38)
Years
1992-1995
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w40
How much (L.)
5,75
 
Engine
4.0 (N62TUB40)
Years
2005-2009
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
8
Engine
4.0 (M60B40)
Years
1993-1996
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w40
How much (L.)
7,5
Other 4.0 engines
Engine
4.4 (M62)
Years
2000-2004
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
7.5
Engine
4.4 (M62B44)
Years
1996-2000
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
7.5
Engine
4.4 (N62B44)
Years
2003-2005
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
8
Engine
4.4 (N63)
Years
2010-2016
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
8,5
Engine
4.4 (N63B44)
Years
2009-2016
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
-
Engine
4.4 (S63N)
Years
2011-2013
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
-
Engine
4.4 (S63T)
Years
2011-2016
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
-
Other 4.4 engines
Engine
4.8 (N62B48A)
Years
2011
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
8
Engine
4.8 (N62B48B)
Years
2011
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
8
Engine
4.8 (N62TUB48)
Years
2005-2010
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
8
Other 4.8 engines
Engine
4.9 (S38B49)
Years
2000-2003
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
6.5
Engine
4.9 (S62B50)
Years
2000-2003
Recommended oil
Synthetic 5w30
How much (L.)
6.5
Engine
4.9 (S62)
Years
1999-2003
Recommended oil
Synthetic 10w60
How much (L.)
6.5
Other 4.9 engines
Engine
5.0 (S85B50A)
Years
2005-2010
Recommended oil
Synthetic 10w60
How much (L.)
9.3
Engine
5.0 (S85)
Years
2005-2010
Recommended oil
Synthetic 10w60
How much (L.)
9.3
Other 5.0 engines
Engine (Volume and Code) Years of Production Recommended oil How much (L.)
1.8 (M40B18) 1990-1996 Synthetic 5w40 4
1.8 (M43B18) 1990-1996 Synthetic 5w40 4
1.8 (M10B18) 1980-1987 Semi Synthetic 10w40 -
2.0 (N47) 2007-2016 Synthetic 10w40 for Diesel 5.2
2.0 (M47TU2) 2005-2006 Synthetic 10w40 for Diesel 5.5
2.0 (M52B20) 1995-2000 Synthetic 5w30 6.5
2.0 (M50B20) 1988-1995 Synthetic 5w40 4,25, 5,75
2.0 (M50B20TU) 1988-1995 Synthetic 5w40 4,25, 5,75
2.0 (M20B20) 1980-1991 Semi Synthetic 10w40 -
2.0 (N47S) 2011-2016 Synthetic 5w30 5.2
2.0 (N20B20A) 2011-2016 Synthetic 5w30 -
2.0 (N47N) 2012-2016 Synthetic 5w30 5.2
2.0 (M50B206S1) 1988-1995 Synthetic 5w40 4,25, 5,75
2.0 (M50B206S2) 1988-1995 Synthetic 5w40 4,25, 5,75
2.0 (M50B(206S1)) 1988-1995 Mineral 15w40 5.75, 4.25
2.0 (M50B(206S2)Vanos) 1988-1995 Mineral 15w40 5.75, 4.25
2.2 (M54) 2000-2005 Synthetic 5w30 6.5
2.5 (N52B25) 2005-2010 Synthetic 5w30 8.25, 6.5
2.5 (M52TU) 2000-2000 Synthetic 5w30 6,5
2.5 (M52B25) 1996-2000 Synthetic 5w30 6.5
2.5 (M57TU) 2003-2007 Synthetic 10w40 for Diesel 6.5, 8.25
2.5 (M57) 2000-2004 Synthetic 10w40 for Diesel 6.5
2.5 (M51D25 (Inter.)) 1996-1998 Synthetic 5w30 6.75
2.5 (M50B25TU) 1988-1995 Synthetic 5w40 4,25, 6,75
2.5 (M52B25(Vanos)) 1988-1995 Mineral 15w40 6.75, 4.25
2.5 (M20B25) 1988-1991 Synthetic 5w40 4,25, 6,75
2.5 (N53B25) 2007-2010 Synthetic 5w30 6.5
2.5 (N52B25A) 2011-2011 Synthetic 5w30 -
2.5 (M30B25) 1981-1987 Semi Synthetic 10w40 -
2.5 (M30B25L) 1981-1987 Semi Synthetic 10w40 -
2.5 (M50B25) 1988-1995 Synthetic 5w40 4,25, 6,75
2.5 (M51D25) 1990-1995 Synthetic 5w40 6
2.5 (M51) 1995-2000 Synthetic 5w30 6.75
2.5 (M54B25) 2000-2005 Synthetic 5w30 6.5, 6.75
2.7 (M20B27) 1983-1987 Semi Synthetic 10w40 -
2.8 (M52(TU)B28) 1996-2000 Synthetic 5w30 6.5
2.8 (M30B28) 1981-1987 Semi Synthetic 10w40 -
2.9 (M57D30) 1998-2004 Synthetic 5w30 7
2.9 (M57) 1998-2004 Synthetic 5w30 6.5
3.0 (N53B30) 2007-2011 Synthetic 5w30 8.25, 6.5
3.0 (N57D30) 2009-2016 Synthetic 5w30 6.5
3.0 (M57TU2) 2007-2010 Synthetic 10w40 for Diesel 8.25
3.0 (M57TU) 2003-2010 Synthetic 10w40 for Diesel 8.25
3.0 (M54) 2000-2004 Synthetic 5w30 6.5
3.0 (M60B30) 1993-1996 Synthetic 5w40 7,5
3.0 (M30B30) 1988-1990 Synthetic 5w40 5,75
3.0 (N55B30) 2009-2016 Synthetic 5w30 7.5-7.7, 6.5
3.0 (N55B30A) 2011-2011 Synthetic 5w30 6.5
3.0 (N52B30) 2005-2007 Synthetic 5w30 8.25, 6.5
3.0 (M57) 1998-2004 Synthetic 5w30 6.5
3.0 (M54B30) 2003-2005 Synthetic 5w30 6.5, 8.25
3.0 (N57ZD30) 2012-2016 Synthetic 5w30 6.5
3.4 (M30B35) 1985-1993 Semi Synthetic 10w40 -
3.4 (M30B35 (Motronic)) 1985-1987 Mineral 10w40 5.75
3.5 (M62) 2001-2003 Synthetic 5w30 7.5
3.5 (M62B35) 1996-2000 Synthetic 5w30 7.5
3.5 (S38B36) 1992-1992 Semi Synthetic 10w40 -
3.5 (S38B35) 1987-1991 Mineral 10w40 8
3.8 (S38B38) 1992-1995 Synthetic 5w40 5,75
4.0 (N62TUB40) 2005-2009 Synthetic 5w30 8
4.0 (M60B40) 1993-1996 Synthetic 5w40 7,5
4.4 (M62) 2000-2004 Synthetic 5w30 7.5
4.4 (M62B44) 1996-2000 Synthetic 5w30 7.5
4.4 (N62B44) 2003-2005 Synthetic 5w30 8
4.4 (N63) 2010-2016 Synthetic 5w30 8,5
4.4 (N63B44) 2009-2016 Synthetic 5w30 -
4.4 (S63N) 2011-2013 Synthetic 5w30 -
4.4 (S63T) 2011-2016 Synthetic 5w30 -
4.8 (N62B48A) 2011-2011 Synthetic 5w30 8
4.8 (N62B48B) 2011-2011 Synthetic 5w30 8
4.8 (N62TUB48) 2005-2010 Synthetic 5w30 8
4.9 (S38B49) 2000-2003 Synthetic 5w30 6.5
4.9 (S62B50) 2000-2003 Synthetic 5w30 6.5
4.9 (S62) 1999-2003 Synthetic 10w60 6.5
5.0 (S85B50A) 2005-2010 Synthetic 10w60 9.3
5.0 (S85) 2005-2010 Synthetic 10w60 9.3

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