BMW 120 i and 120 d engine oil capacity in quarts / liters

BMW 120 i and 120 d engine oil capacity in quarts / liters. From year: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.

How many quarts / liters of engine oil is needed for an oil change including replacement of oil filter for a BMW 120i and 120d, 1 series E81, E82, E87, E88.

If you want to do maintenance by yourself on your BMW, if you want to change your engine oil and filters see and you don’t now how big it’s your engine volume or how much quarts / liters oil enter in your car engine below you can see what is your car engine oil capacity and what type of oil you must use.

 

BMW 120i engine oil capacity in quarts / liters.

  • BMW 120 i it is a small / economy car.
  • Car fuel: gasoline.
  • BMW 120i engine code: N46 B20, N42 B20 A, N46N B20, N43 B20 A.
  • Engine capacity: 1995 ccm (121,12 cubic inches).
  • BMW 120 i engine oil capacity: 4.25 quarts or liters.
  • BMW 120i manual gearbox oil capacity: 1.3 l.
  • BMW 120i automatic gearbox oil capacity: 8.2 l.
  • BMW 120i recommended engine oil: Castrol EDGE 5w30.

 

BMW 120d, 120 kw or 163 hp, engine oil capacity in quarts / liters.

  • BMW 120 d it is a small / economy car.
  • Car fuel: diesel.
  • BMW 120d engine code: M47 D20.
  • Engine capacity: 1995 ccm (121,12 cubic inches).
  • BMW 120 d engine oil capacity: 5.5 quarts or liters.
  • BMW 120d manual gearbox oil capacity: 1.3 l.
  • BMW 120d automatic gearbox oil capacity: 9.0 l.
  • BMW 120d recommended engine oil: Castrol EDGE Turbo Diesel 5w40.

 

BMW 120d, 130 kw or 177 hp, engine oil capacity in quarts / liters.

  • BMW 120 d it is a small / economy car.
  • Car fuel: diesel.
  • BMW 120d engine code: N47 D20A.
  • Engine capacity: 1995 ccm (121,12 cubic inches).
  • BMW 120 d engine oil capacity: 5.2 quarts or liters.
  • BMW 120d manual gearbox oil capacity: 1.3 l.
  • BMW 120d automatic gearbox oil capacity: 9.0 l.
  • BMW 120d recommended engine oil: Castrol EDGE Turbo Diesel 5w40.

 

 

The engine oil consumption is dependent on driving style and operating conditions; for example, the engine oil consumption is significantly higher with a very sporty driving style. For this reason, regularly check the oil level after each time you refuel.

Checking oil levelon a BMW 120 i and 120 d, 1 series E81, E82, E87, E88. Your car is equipped with an electronic oil-level monitor. For precise measurement and display of the oil level, the engine must be at operating temperature, i.e. following at least 6.2 miles/10 km of uninterrupted driving. You can have the oil level displayed while you are driving, or while the vehicle is at a standstill on a level surface and the engine is running. 

Display in the instrument cluster BMW 120 i and 120 d, 1 series E81, E82, E87, E88.

Display in the instrument cluster BMW 120 i and 120 d, 1 series E81, E82, E87, E88.

  1. Push button 1 in the turn signal/high beam lever up or down repeatedly until the appropriate symbol is shown in the display, accompanied by the word “OIL”.
  2. Press button 2. The oil level is checked and the reading displayed.

Possible displays BMW 120 i and 120 d, 1 series E81, E82, E87, E88.

  1. Oil level OK.
  2. Oil level is being checked. This can take about 3 minutes if the car is at a standstill on a level surface, or about 5 minutes while the car is on the move.
  3. Oil level down to minimum: Add engine oil as soon as possible, but no more than 1 US quart/1 liter, refer also to Adding engine oil on below in this section.
  4. Oil level is too high. Too much oil will harm the engine. Have the vehicle checked without delay.
  5. The oil level sensor is defective. Do not add engine oil. You can continue your journey. Note the newly calculated distance remaining to the next oil service. Have the system checked as soon as possible.

Adding engine oil. Do not add 1 US quart/1 liter of engine oil until a corresponding message is shown on the Control Display. Add oil within the next 125 miles/200 km; otherwise, the engine could be damaged. If the engine oil is too high, have the vehicle checked immediately; failure to do so may result in engine damage. Keep oils, greases, etc. out of the reach of children and comply with the relevant warnings on the containers. Otherwise, health hazards may result.

 

All information about engine oil capacity or gear box oil capacity is taken from BMW 120i and 120 d, 1 series E81, E82, E87, E88 owners manual.

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4 thoughts on “BMW 120 i and 120 d engine oil capacity in quarts / liters

  1. lm driving the 2005 120i petrol , the oil level sensor is giving me confusing information,when l check the oil level on the cluster panel its gives me 3 quarters of oil,then suddenly an alarm appears again on the cluster panel showing empty oil

    1. My car stands 10 second like calculating the level, but never give me the level.

      It stays in the step 2 but sudenly disapears.

      Please help me.

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