2005 Audi A6 Quattro Oil Change Service

2005 Audi A6 Quattro Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 2005 Audi A6 Quattro? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Change 2005 Audi A6 Quattro Oil

Need more info about 2005 Audi A6 Quattro oil changes? Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care! Our expertise goes beyond tires. We know the ins and outs of motor oil, too. After all, like our maintenance technician Brianna says, “Oil is the blood of the engine. It’s the #1 thing you can do for your car.”

Audi recommends having your 2005 Audi A6 Quattro’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. Check the interval for your vehicle mileage in the table above. Your A6 Quattro may need an oil change right away if your check engine/oil change light is on, you hear knocking sounds coming from the engine, smell oil inside the car, or notice an unusual amount of exhaust. You may also need an oil change more frequently than Audi recommends if you haul heavy loads, frequent dusty roads, adventure off-road, or drive at low speeds for long distances. More frequent oil changes generally won't harm your Audi A6 Quattro. In fact, more frequent oil changes give our technicians more opportunities to catch and alert you to any issues, like worn brake pads or a weak battery.

What Type of Oil Does My Audi A6 Quattro Need?

Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right 2005 Audi A6 Quattro motor oil: either synthetic or conventional. Audi has recommendations as to whether conventional or synthetic oil is the best motor oil for your 2005 A6 Quattro. Motor oil helps lubricate the engine’s moving parts, regulate engine temperature, and prevent harmful substances from accumulating in the engine. In an oil change service, one of our techs will change your A6 Quattro’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and filter, inspect the rest of your car’s filters, top-off important fluids, and perform a courtesy inspection on your entire vehicle. You can drive with confidence knowing that we look out for you and your A6 Quattro by taking into account your driving style, and mileage.

Types of Motor Oil for Audis

What motor oils are available at Firestone Complete Auto Care? Your A6 Quattro engine deserves the very best, which is why we only stock the best! Check your owner's manual and talk with a technician to select the right Audi A6 Quattro oil, whether it's Quaker State® Advanced Durability™ conventional oil, Pennzoil® High Mileage Vehicle® motor oil, Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oil with PurePlus™ Technology, or Shell Rotella® heavy-duty engine oil. There are plenty of motor oils on the market today, so why do we prefer these brands? They are champions. For instance, when tested on taxi fleets from coast to coast, Quaker State was shown to provide double the protection when compared to the industry standard. [1] Pennzoil is another option. Pennzoil Synthetics are the most technologically advanced, fully formulated motor oils available and exceed current industry and manufacturer requirements. Then there's Shell Rotella heavy-duty engine oil. It's made for gasoline and diesel engines that need to withstand rugged conditions, and is uniquely strengthened to deliver heightened performance in extreme temperatures, increased wear protection, and better oxidation resistance. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 2005 Audi A6 Quattro, refer to Audi's recommendations first.

Where to Go for 2005 Audi A6 Quattro Oil Change

The next time your Audi A6 Quattro needs an oil change, you know where to turn. Your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care has the ideal oil for your A6 Quattro’s engine. We'll take care of you quickly, with the right motor oil at the right price. Call ahead to find out how much oil changes cost for 2005 Audi A6 Quattros. Let the experts take care of your A6 Quattro’s engine by making an oil change appointment today. For your convenience, many of our stores are open late and on weekends!

[1] ILSAC GF-5 represents the latest performance standard set by the International Lubricant Standardization and Approval Committee (ILSAC), a joint effort of U.S. and Japanese automobile manufacturers. Most automobile manufacturers are expected to recommend oils that meet ILSAC GF-5. API SN is the most recent service category issued by API’s Lubricants Group. Oils meeting API SN and the new “Resource Conserving” designation meet all ILSAC GF-5 performance requirements.

2005 Audi A6 Quattro Oil Change Q&A

  • What can low oil do to my Audi A6 Quattro engine? Engine oil is a lubricant for the moving parts in your engine. If your oil runs low, these parts can grind together, generate too much heat, and cause your Audi A6 Quattro engine to fail. That’s why you’re better off checking your oil levels and investing in routine lube services.
  • Can I change my Audi A6 Quattro oil at home? First off, changing your own oil isn’t as easy as you’d think. It requires special tools and old oil must be disposed of properly. Getting a professional oil change reduces the risk of something going wrong during the service, but it’ll also help your car perform smoothly down the road.
  • Why is my Audi exhaust smoke gray or blue? You could have an oil leak and have a case of burning oil. Looks like it’s time for a professional to take a look. A leak can be caused by a variety of issues including faulty valve seals, blown piston rings, or old cylinder walls.

Get Your Audi A6 Quattro Oil Changed

Give your A6 Quattro’s engine a little TLC with routine oil changes. Schedule your next appointment today.