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Recommended Type of Engine Oil for MINI Cooper. How Much Do You Need

Engine Engine code Year Recommended oil How much (L.)
1.4 N12B14 2010 Synthetic 5w30 4.2
2009 Synthetic 5w30 4.2
2008 Synthetic 5w30 4.2
2007 Synthetic 5w30 4.2
W17 2006 Synthetic 5w40 for Diesel 4.3
2005 Synthetic 5w40 for Diesel 4.3
2004 Synthetic 5w40 for Diesel 4.3
2003 Synthetic 5w40 for Diesel 4.3
1.6 N14 2013 Synthetic 5w30 4.2
2012 Synthetic 5w30 4.2
2011 Synthetic 5w30 4.2
2010 Synthetic 5w30 4.2
2009 Synthetic 5w30 4.2
2008 Synthetic 5w30 4.2
N12B16 2007 Synthetic 5w30 4.2
2006 Synthetic 5w30 4.2
W10B16 2005 Synthetic 5w40 4.5
2004 Synthetic 5w40 4.5
2003 Synthetic 5w40 4.5
2002 Synthetic 5w40 4.5
2001 Synthetic 5w40 4.5
2.0 N47C20 2013 Synthetic 5w30
2012 Synthetic 5w30
2011 Synthetic 5w30

Better oil MINI Cooper engine with needed quality. The size of Cooper case is 4.2 liters. Choosing normal Synthetic 5w40 for Diesel oil for Cooper 1.4 engine you ensure its long lasting work. If you look at N14 code motors, you’ll find out that Synthetic 5w30 oil should be used with it. One of the popular MINI’s engine in 2006 was 1.4 motor.

  • Regular service of small volume 1.4 engine made by MINI won’t be a problem for you.

  • Don’t add less or more than 4.2 liters of Synthetic 5w30 oil only.

  • Old engines like 1.6 motor produced by MINI in 2002 need high quality service, too.

  • And in 2003 year of production it only needs 4.3 liters of oil.

  • It’s interesting that 1.6 engines are quite particular in MINI’s production.

  • High technological 1.6 engine of MINI is a great choice among 2013 year cars.

  • By the time of 100 000 mileage MINI Cooper may though start taking more than 4.2 liters of oil.

  • Better don’t try other variants than Synthetic 5w40 for engine W10B16.

  • And still keep up to recommendation of Synthetic 5w30 oil, new motors N47C20 are quite demanding.

  • MINI produced its 1.6 engine in 2007, so its not very recent.

  • Not a big volume of N12B14 motor helps it serve longer in MINI Cooper.

  • Though it doesn’t change the need to buy Synthetic 5w40 for Diesel type of oil for motor.

  • Engines with code N14 of 2008 year have an upside - MINI Cooper is quite economical but not powerless.

  • If 4.5 liters of oil isn’t enough and you need to add it, drive your MINI Cooper to troubleshooting.

  • It’s high time to support your engine W10B16 and pamper it with high quality Synthetic 5w40 oil.

  • MINI Cooper just needs 4.2 liters in case to run with no problem.

In all situations 2006 MINI Cooper should get exact and quality service. It’s all about service quality when speaking about 1.4 MINI’s motor life period. You buy 4.5 liters of Synthetic 5w40 motor oil and endure you vehicle life for a year.

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