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What oil does an R56 MINI take?

What oil does an R56 MINI take?

For the 2nd generation models, R55/R56/R57/R58/R59/R60/R61 2007-2016 MINI Models, again, FULL SYNTHETIC recommended engine oils are SAE 5W-30 as well as SAE 0W-40, 0W-30 , 5W-40 API SM or higher, ACEA A3/B4.

What kind of oil do Mini Coopers take?

MINI Cooper Oil Recommendations MINI High Performance Synthetic 5W-30 Oil is the most highly recommended option, as it is used by MINI themselves during a MINI Oil Change and is even listed with other MINI Cooper parts (part number 07 51 0 143 829).

Can I use 5W-40 in my Mini Cooper?

Following BMW’s oil specifications, use only fully synthetic — Group IV and V, rather than Group III — 5W-30 or 5W-40 oils with an API SH specification or higher in any Mini Cooper in accordance with the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association –the ACEA.

Can you use 10w 40 in a Mini Cooper?

Older models not requiring full synthetic oil can use a 10w/40 mineral based oil readily available. Please note that all Mini Cooper S models, Turbo and Supercharged engines, require full synthetic oils.

How much oil does a Mini Cooper R56 take?

Engine Oil Change
Engine Oil Capacity 4.5 liters/4.7 quarts (Mk I Cooper)
4.8 liters/5.0 quarts (Mk I Cooper S 2005 and onward)
4.2 liters/4.4 quarts (Mk II models)
Oil Drain Plug Torque 30 Nm/22 ft-lbs

How much oil does a R56 Cooper S take?

Model: MINI R56 (2006 – 2014) (EU)

Engine Capacity/Filter capacity litres(liters)
MINI Cooper (2010 – 2014) N16B16 4.2
MINI Cooper S (2006 – 2010) N14B16 4.2
MINI Cooper S (2010 – 2014) N18B16 4.2
MINI John Cooper Works (2008 – 2012) N14B16 4.2

Can I use 5w40 instead of 5w30 Mini Cooper?

40 weight oil is thicker than 30 and won’t flow as freely in the cold. richmds is right, the mechanic will try to sell you what he has on hand. Stick with full synthetic Castrol/Mobil1/etc 5W-30 if at all possible. MINI wouldn’t recommend that weight unless they had a particular reason.

Can I use 10W-40 instead of 5w30?

Your vehicle does not use 5W-30 oil. The recommended oil viscosity for your vehicle, according to Kia documentation, is 10W-40. If you drive the vehicle in exceptionally cold weather, well below 32 degrees, you can use 5W-30 oil but even 10W-40 is still perfectly OK to use if outdoor temperatures are below freezing.

How much oil does a 2009 Mini Cooper take?

4.4 quarts
Engine Oil

Viscosity: 5W-30, 0W-30 (All TEMPS)
Capacity: 4.4 quarts (with filter)After refill check oil level.
Torque: 18 ft/lbs (Oil Drain Plug)

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