Readers ask: 2011 Bmw M3 Oil?

What kind of oil does a BMW M3 use?

A BMW E90 M3 oil change should be performed every 5000 miles (or less) and you should only use Genuine BMW 10W-60 “M” synthetic oil and a Genuine BMW oil filter.

How much oil does a E92 M3 take?

When you look at the specs of the E92 S65 motor you see that the motor capacity is 8.8 liters. To get an idea of how much oil the engine holds, you multiply 8.8 times 1.05 quarts per liter. That comes to around 9.3 quarts. The capacity of your oil pan is 8.3 liters and around.

How much is a BMW M3 oil change?

The average cost for a BMW M3 oil change is between $187 and $215. Labor costs are estimated between $60 and $76 while parts are priced between $128 and $140.

What brand is BMW oil?

In January of 2015, BMW dropped Castrol as its recommended oil supplier and switched to Shell. Since Shell is the producer on Pennzoil® motor oils, Pennzoil is now the recommended oil for BMW engines. BMW isn’t the kind of company that likes to switch recommended oils just to make a quick marketing buck.

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What is 10W 60 engine oil?

A 10W60 oil flows like a 10 Weight oil from start-up in Winter, but provides the protection of a 60 Weight oil once the engine reaches full operating temperature.

How much oil does a BMW M4 take?

The oil capacity of the M4 is 6.5 L.

How much oil does an e46 m3 take?

13.1 The S54 calls for 5.5 liters (5.8 quarts) of engine oil.

Why is BMW M3 so expensive?

As with most goods in a free market economy, the M3 is priced at a level that the seller (BMW) believes the market will bear, i.e. maximize profit by selling as many as they can without leaving unsold inventory. BMW is easily selling all the M3’s they can make, so by that measure it’s not too expensive.

How reliable are BMW M3?

The BMW M3 Reliability Rating is 2.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 29th out of 31 for luxury midsize cars. The average annual repair cost is $1,161 which means it has poor ownership costs. Repairs are more frequent and more lkely to be severe than the average car, which means you can expect more major repairs for the M3.

Which M3 is the most reliable?

E90/E92 M3 Reliability



The S55 engine in the F80, in early 2019, is still too new to truly know how reliable it is. So for the time being, I am going to crown the S65 as the most reliable M3 engine that has been made to date.

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Can I put 5w40 in my BMW?

BMW says you can use an: 0w40, 0w30, 5w30 or a 5w40 LL-1 oil in the USA. Btw you can also use a LL-4 rated oil where a LL-1 oil is spec’d, but not vice versa! Maybe who ever changed you oil put too much oil in the engine.

Can I use Castrol EDGE in my BMW?

Yes you can, but Castrol 0w-30 is a better choice, also BMW 5w-30 or M1 0w-40 are all better oils. Yes, that is fine. You don’t need to run 15,000 mile change intevals, so long life is irrelevant.

Can I use 5w40 instead of 5w30?

If you are racking your brain to choose between 5w30 and 5w40, we recommend you go with 5w30. However, if it is too expensive or not available for use, you can always go with the 5w40, which is just as good and will not cause any damage to the engine parts.

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