Volkswagen Polo Engine Oil Capacity and Specifications
The engine oil capacity and specifications for your Volkswagen Polo are important for maintaining your engine’s performance and longevity. Using the correct engine oil will help to keep your engine clean, lubricated, and protected from wear.
The engine oil capacity for your Polo will vary depending on the engine and model year. You can find the specific engine oil capacity for your Polo in your vehicle’s owner’s manual.
The engine oil specifications for your Polo will also vary depending on the engine and model year. The most common engine oil specifications for Polos are SAE 5W-30 and VW 502 00/505 00/505 01.
Using the correct engine oil capacity and specifications is essential for keeping your Volkswagen Polo running smoothly and efficiently. By following the manufacturer’s recommendations, you can help to ensure that your engine will last for many years to come.
Oil Change Schedule for Volkswagen Polo
The oil change schedule for a Volkswagen Polo may vary depending on the specific model year and engine type. However, as a general guideline, it is recommended to follow the manufacturer’s recommendations for oil change intervals. Typically, for modern vehicles, the recommended oil change interval is around every 7,500 to 10,000 miles (or approximately every 12,000 to 16,000 kilometers).
Volkswagen Polo Engine Oil information
Below is the table providing detailed information about engine oil specifications for different generations of Volkswagen Polo, as well as other gasoline and diesel engines:
Other gasoline engines
|Generation||Engine||Engine Oil Capacity (with filter)||Engine Oil Capacity (without filter)||Engine Oil Viscosity and Specifications|
|Polo I (1975-1981)||1.0 L (OHV)||2.8 L||2.5 L||SAE 10W-40|
|Polo II (1981-1994)||1.0 L (OHV)||2.8 L||2.5 L||SAE 10W-40|
|Polo III (1994-2001)||1.0 L (SOHC)||3.0 L||2.7 L||SAE 5W-40|
|Polo IV (2001-2009)||1.2 L (MPI)||3.2 L||2.9 L||SAE 5W-40|
|Polo V (2009-2017)||1.2 L (MPI)||3.9 L||3.6 L||SAE 5W-30|
|Polo VI (2017-present)||1.0 L (TSI)||3.7 L||3.4 L||VW 502 00/505 00/505 01|
|Engine||Engine Oil Capacity (with filter)||Engine Oil Capacity (without filter)||Engine Oil Viscosity and Specifications|
|1.4 L (MPI)||3.8 L||3.5 L||SAE 5W-40|
|1.4 L (TSI)||4.3 L||4.0 L||VW 504 00/507 00|
|1.6 L (FSI)||4.2 L||3.9 L||SAE 5W-40|
|1.8 L (TSI)||4.8 L||4.5 L||VW 504 00/507 00|
|2.0 L (TSI)||5.2 L||4.9 L||VW 504 00/507 00|
|Other diesel engines|
|1.4 L (TDI)||3.6 L||3.3 L||SAE 5W-30|
|1.6 L (TDI)||4.2 L||3.9 L||SAE 5W-30|
Please note that these are the general engine oil capacities and specifications. For your specific Volkswagen Polo model and engine type, always consult your vehicle’s owner’s manual for the exact and up-to-date information regarding engine oil requirements and recommended oil change intervals.