AUDI S4 ENGINE OIL Capacity and Specifications

Audi S4 Engine Oil Capacity and Specifications

Are you an owner of an Audi S4 car? and you’re searching for Audi S4 engine oil details, this blog post covers the year of the S4, its engine model, oil capacity with and without filters, and oil specifications are all listed below.

AUDI S4 ENGINE OIL GUIDE

Audi S4YearEngineEngine Oil Capacity (without filter)Engine Oil Capacity (with filter)Engine Oil Specification
Audi S41992-19942.2L turbocharged4.5 liters5.0 litersVW 501 01
Audi S41996-20022.7L twin-turbo6.3 liters6.8 litersVW 502 00 / 505 00 (for US market)
Audi S42003-20054.2L V88.5 liters9.0 litersVW 502 00 / 505 00
Audi S42005-20094.2L V88.5 liters9.0 litersVW 502 00 / 505 00
Audi S42009-20163.0L supercharged6.5 liters7.0 litersVW 502 00 / 504 00
Audi S42016-present3.0L turbocharged6.5 liters7.0 litersVW 508 00 / 509 00

QUICK INFORMATION ABOUT AUDI S4

The Audi S4 is the high performance variant of Audi’s compact executive car A4.

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The original Audi S4, built from 1991 until 1994, was a performance-oriented version of Audi’s 100 saloon/sedan.

A more powerful internal combustion engine, larger upgraded brakes, firmer suspension, larger wheels, and distinctive sheetmetal, styling clues and badging have always been amongst the many upgrades the S4 receives over its mainstream 100 and A4 siblings.

In markets where the even higher-performance Audi RS 4 is not offered, the S4 is the top-of-the-line trim of the A4 family.

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All versions of the S4 have their transmission mounted immediately at the rear of the engine in a longitudinal orientation, in the form of a transaxle, and like all Audi “S” cars, are only available as standard with Audi’s quattro all-wheel drive (AWD) system, using a Torsen-based centre differential system.

All versions of the S4 have been manufactured at Audi’s plant in Ingolstadt, Germany; they are, or have been available as a four-door five-seat saloon and a five-door five-seat Avant (Audi’s name for an estate car/station wagon) body styles since the model’s inception in 1991.

A two-door four-seat Cabriolet (convertible) S4 variant was introduced as part of the B6 and B7 generation A4 lineups.

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Factory production of the original Audi S4 (Typ 4A), usually known as Audi 100 S4, began in August 1991 to serve as the performance version of the newly updated C4 platform 100 four-door, five-seat saloon.

In line with the switch in model name, Audi temporarily discontinued the use of the S4 name and began selling an updated but fundamentally identical version of the car, based on the “new” A6 and badged as S6.

A more powerful, more expensive and more exclusive variant known first as the S4 Plus and later as the S6 Plus was available from October 1992 through to July 1994.

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An all-new C5-based Audi A6 debuted for 1997, after which the S4 and S6 became distinctly separate models based on very different platforms.

The C4 variant S4 ended factory production after less than three years in July 1994.

In standard form, the powertrain detail of the C4-based S4 was available with only one engine, a single turbocharged and intercooled version of Audi’s 2.2-litre 20-valve inline five-cylinder engine This displaced 2,226 cubic centimetres (135.8 cu in) and was equipped with an advanced Bosch Motronic electronic engine control unit (ECU).

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Audi’s quattro four-wheel-drive system was standard on the C4 S4/S6; a first-generation Torsen-based system which used the “T-1” automatically biasing centre differential (ATB) was used on vehicles equipped with manual transmissions, while a transfer box based system was used on vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission.

S4/S6 “Plus” models equipped with a 4.2-litre 206 kilowatts (280 PS; 276 bhp) all-aluminium alloy V8 engine (parts code prefix: 077, identification code: ABH) became available to European customers as an option from October 1992, only with the six-speed manual gearbox, in either saloon or Avant body styles.

All C4 S4s’ came equipped as standard with a conventional fixed-assistance rack and pinion power assisted steering (PAS) system.

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There were two different types of high performance brake systems on offer for the C4 S4.

All S4s’ initially had 310 mm (12.20 in) diameter by 25 mm (0.984 in) thick, radially ventilated disc brakes up front, each with an ATE single-piston sliding caliper inside a ‘UFO’ styled bell-shaped disc.

The second generation S4 (Type 8D), also known as the Audi S4 quattro debuted in 1997, with factory production commencing October 1997, as part of the facelifted B5 platform Audi A4 line-up, although it wasn’t available in North America until late 1999.

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In addition to the saloon (sedan), an estate version (wagon)–the Audi S4 Avant–was introduced into the lineup from 1998.

Production of the B5 S4 ceased in September 2001, although it was still sold together with the next B6 platform generation through 2002 in North America.

Several years after it was sold new, the B5 S4 remains a potent enthusiast car, and as featured in the December 2007 issue of Sport Compact Car magazine, a heavily modified, Torque Factory tuned S4 won a comparison test against several other extreme performance cars.

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The powertrain details of the B5 S4 feature a 2.7-litre twin-turbo (‘biturbo’) 90° third-generation V6 engine (parts code prefix: 078, identification codes: AGB, AZB, APB).

As in the previous S4, a six-speed C90 manual transmission (parts code prefix: 01E, identification code: DSY, gear ratios: 1st: 3.500, 2nd: 1.889, 3rd: 1.231, 4th: 0.967, 5th: 0.806, 6th: 0.684) was standard equipment, as was the Torsen T-2 quattro permanent all-wheel drive system.

The B5 S4 claims acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h (0.0 to 62.1 mph) in 5.7 seconds, and has an electronically limited top speed of 250 km/h (155.3 mph), making it both the quickest saloon/sedan in the Audi model line, and among the quickest saloon/sedans in the world at that time.

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The B5 S4 brake system consisted of radially ventilated discs, 321 mm (12.64 in) in diameter by 30 mm (1.18 in) thick up front, and 256 mm (10.08 in) by 22 mm (0.87 in) at the rear.

A motor racing version of the car achieved great success in the SpeedVision World Challenge with Michael Galati taking the 2001 SpeedVision GT title in a Champion Racing S4, winning four races, and helping Audi to its first Manufacturers’ Championship.

The Audi Sport specification Champion A4 chassis included a B5 RS4 engine, and Alcon racing brake calipers (4 piston front and 2 piston rear calipers).

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These S4‘s were built using existing S4, not RS4 engines, but used the B5 Audi RS4 K04 turbochargers.

The third generation Audi S4 quattro (Type 8E — saloon: 8E2, Avant: 8E5, and Cabriolet: 8H7) debuted its saloon and Avant bodystyles in Europe in March 2003, and appeared in North America slightly later.

Despite having moved to an entirely new platform, one of the S4‘s most publicised new features was its new engine – a 4.2-litre V8 engine.

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The B6 S4 saloon and Avant variants ceased factory production in December 2004, with the Cabriolet ending twelve months later at December 2005.

Replacing the 2.7-litre ‘biturbo’ V6 engine of the previous generation B5 S4, the new B6 S4 powertrain gained an all-aluminium alloy 4.2-litre, 40 valve (five valves per cylinder) V8 engine (parts code prefix: 079.C, identification code: BBK), with chain-driven double overhead camshafts, roller-finger rocker arm cam followers, and included variable inlet camshaft timing.

This petrol engine, based on the unit from the Audi A8, displaces 4,163 cubic centimetres (254.0 cu in), and it produces a motive power output of 344 PS (253 kW; 339 bhp) at 7,000 rpm, and generates torque of 410 N⋅m (302 lbf⋅ft) at 3,500 rpm, making it more powerful than the RS2 Avant, and nearly as powerful as the B5 RS4.

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Like its predecessors, the B6 S4 was standard with a Getrag six-speed (M6S) manual transmission (parts code prefix: 0A3, identification codes: FVD, HEP) (gear ratios – 1st: 3.667, 2nd: 2.050, 3rd: 1.462, 4th: 1.133, 5th: 0.919, 6th: 0.778), with a 240 mm (9.4 in) single plate dry clutch, and Torsen T-2 quattro permanent four-wheel drive system.

The B6 S4 came equipped with electronically controlled, variable assisted ‘servotronic’ rack and pinion power assisted steering (PAS) as standard.
B6 S4 brakes consisted of radially ventilated disc brakes front and rear.

Discrete lower door trims, along with the now trademark Audi ‘S’ model vertical-emphasis line grille, and solid aluminium (later replaced with plastic covered by aluminium) exterior door mirrors, and S4 badging front and rear are all that visually distinguish the S4 from its related A4 brethren.

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The Audi B7 platform Audi S4 quattro, based on the Audi B7 A4, debuted in late 2004.

Although Audi classifies it as a new car, the differences between it and the outgoing B6 S4 casually appear to be primarily cosmetic, and is still classified by the internal designation: Typ 8E (although with revised sub-designations – saloon: 8EC, Avant: 8ED, and Cabriolet: 8HE).

It has the same 4.2-litre V8 engine (identification code: BBK) as the B6 S4, producing a power output of 253 kW (344 PS; 339 bhp) at 7,000 rpm, and 410 N⋅m (302 lbf⋅ft) torque at 3,500 rpm.

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In June 2005, Audi announced a limited edition run of 250 special edition S4 saloon cars, celebrating 25 years of quattro four wheel drive.

This exclusive model was called the Audi S4 25quattro.

On the mechanical side, the S4 25quattro was the second Audi, after the B7 RS4 to be fitted with the latest Torsen T-3 asymmetric ATB centre differential for its quattro permanent four-wheel drive system.

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From November 2008, the latest generation of the ‘Audi S4 quattro’ (Typ 8K) entered factory production.

Unlike previous generations of the S4, only the sedan will be imported to the United States and Canada.

Compared to the previous B6/B7 S4 which used a 4.2-litre V8 engine, this latest B8 S4 uses a smaller displacement 3.0-litre TFSI V6 engine, but now with the addition of forced induction via an Eaton mechanical supercharger.

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The previous B6/B7 S4s were the top-of-the-line models in North America, ahead of the 3.2L V6 and 4-cylinder 2.0T A4s, and competed with the BMW E46 330 and E90 335 respectively.

The 3.2L V6 engine is no longer offered in the A4 lineup from the 2011 model year onwards, so the recently introduced B8 S4 is now priced 9% lower than its V8 predecessors, and slots directly above the 4-cylinder 2.0T base model.

Combined with the Sport Rear Differential Audi was able to greatly improve the weight balance and dynamics of the S4 over previous models.

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A new designed wheel is included on the B8 S4, an 8.5Jx18″ ‘5-double-spoke S’ design alloy wheel with 245/40 ZR18 high performance tyres.

At the heart of the B8 S4 powertrain is an all-new, all aluminium-alloy 3.0-litre TFSI Supercharged (TFSI) V6 engine (parts code prefix: 06E, identification code: CAKA), and like the rest of the B8 model range, now with Fuel Stratified Injection (FSI).

Audi of America claims that the version of the S4 achieves 28 highway miles per gallon, and a 0 to 60 mph (96.6 km/h) acceleration time of 4.9 seconds with the manual transmission and 5.1 seconds with the S tronic.

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Audi announced the B9 S4 in 2015, with the official unveiling of the European-spec model at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show.

Unlike the pre-facelift B8 S4, the announced European-spec model is only available with an eight-speed torque converter automatic (ZF 8HP55a).

Like other Audi models, the notable feature in the new S4 is Virtual Cockpit which has Classic Layout and Sports Layout in displaying speedometer and tachometer.

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The B9 S4 features standard 18-inch 5 double-spoke wheels with summer tires, or optional 19-inch 5 V-spoke wheels.

LED headlights are standard while a flat-bottomed steering wheel, “S” embossed seats, and quad tailpipes differentiate the S4 from the B9 A4.

The current generation S4 is powered by a 3.0 L V6 with petrol direct injection and a single twin-scroll turbo powering the EA839 engine with 354 PS (260 kW; 349 hp) and 500 N⋅m (369 lbf⋅ft).

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As a result of the powertrain upgrades in the new S4, it now can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) in 4.2 seconds.

In European markets, the facelifted B9 S4 – launched in 2019 – is now powered by a 3.0-litre turbocharged diesel V6 with 347 PS (255 kW; 342 hp) and 700 N⋅m (516 lbf⋅ft), mated to a ZF 8-speed torque converter automatic gearbox and all-wheel-drive.

THANK YOU! This information is compiled and researched by: Erwin C. Salarda

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