Engine Oil and Fluid Recommendation for Audi A3, S3 (8L1) – A3 1.8 Motor oils are an important component of a car engine. With the right choice of chemical, mechanical, thermal qualities, engine oils are able to provide stable, reliable and long-term engine operation throughout the life of the car.
  • Engine: AGN, APG
  • Engine oil capacity, liter: 4.5-4.6
  • Manual transmission capacity, liter: 1.9-2.0
  • Automatic transmission capacity, liter: 5.3
  • Differential capacity, liter: 0.8
  • Power steering capacity, liter: 0.8
  • Cooling system capacity, liter: 5,0
  • Year: 1996-03

Engine oil

  • Synthetic oil: Longlife III 5W-30 (Longlife 3 5W-30)

Manual transmission

  • Synthetic gear oil: 75W90 GL5


  • Synthetic gear oil: 75W90 GL5

Automatic transmission

  • Synthetic transmission fluid: AISIN-AW

Power steering

  • Hydraulic fluid: CHF/Central Hydraulic Fluid

Cooling system

  • Antifreeze for the engine: Antifreeze G12 red