What is the 2007 Audi A3 2.0T’s oil type?

I’ve had my Audi A3 for over a decade. Unfortunately, my trusted mechanic sold his shop and I don’t quite trust the new owner. As a result, I’m going to change the oil myself—what type of oil do I need for a 2007 Audi A3 2.0T?

Eric Schad · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Sorry to hear about your repair shop predicament! The good news is you can save money and know the job is done right by changing the oil in your 2007
Audi A3 2.0T
with SAE 5W-40.
You also have another choice to make when it comes to which oil type to use: European motor oil specifically formulated for European cars or a high-mileage motor oil, especially if your car has more than 75,000 miles. Either way, your car should run smoothly; it’s just a matter of preference. You may want to try one and then the other to see which provides better performance—just remember that you need 4.9 quarts to complete an oil change.
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