Engine Oil and Fluid Recommendation for Ford (EU) Escort – 1.8 Turbo Diesel So, the first thing you need to start with the selection of oil is by studying the car's instruction manual or from its service book. Almost always, manufacturers indicate there their requirements for engine and coolant fluids, which are best used for this model.
  • Engine: RFD/K/S
  • Engine oil capacity, liter: 5.1
  • Manual transmission capacity, liter: 2.8-3.1
  • Power steering capacity, liter: 0.8
  • Cooling system capacity, liter: 9.3
  • Year: 1995-99

Engine oil

  • Semi Synthetic oil: 10W-40
  • Semi Synthetic oil: UHPD 10W-40

Manual transmission

  • Synthetic gear oil: 75W90 GL5

Power steering

  • Synthetic gear oil: Dexron III (Dexron 3)

Cooling system

  • Antifreeze for the engine: Antifreeze G12 red