2011 Audi A6 Oil Change Service

2011 Audi A6 Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 2011 Audi A6? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Change 2011 Audi A6 Oil

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 2011 Audi A6? Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care! We're experts in more than 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 changing your 2011 A6’s oil at regular intervals. Check the interval for your vehicle mileage in the table above. No matter the mileage, your A6 may need its oil changed ASAP if your check engine light is on, you hear knock knock knock coming from the engine, smell oil inside the vehicle, or notice an unusual amount of exhaust. You might need an oil change more frequently than what’s recommended by Audi if you regularly haul heavy loads, drive in dusty terrain, enjoy off-roading, or drive at low speeds for long distances. Generally, getting more frequent oil changes won’t hurt your Audi A6. Each oil change is actually another chance to check and resolve other car issues, such as worn brake pads or tire treads.

What Type of Oil Does My Audi A6 Need?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 2011 Audi A6 motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Audi has specifically identified either synthetic or conventional as the ideal engine oil for your 2011 A6. This oil helps lubricate engine parts, keep the engine cool, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. During your oil change service, an auto technician will change your A6’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and oil filter, check all of your other filters, top-off important fluids, and perform a courtesy inspection on your entire vehicle. You can drive easy knowing that we strive to do what's best for your vehicle and take into account your driving habits, weather and road conditions,

Types of Motor Oil for Audis

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Audi? We stock outstanding motor oils because that's what your engine deserves. Consult Audi's recommendations to select the right  2011 A6 oil and talk with a teammate to learn more about our oil options: Quaker State® Advanced Durability™ conventional oil, Pennzoil® High Mileage Vehicle® motor oil, Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oil with PurePlus™ Technology, and 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 tested and trusted. For instance, when tested in taxi fleets across North America, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than the industry standard. [1] Pennzoil is another option. Pennzoil Synthetics feature the capabilities to advance with vehicle technology to offer complete protection for not only the engines of today, but also the engines of tomorrow. But don't forget about Shell Rotella for heavy-duty engines. It's expressly designed for gasoline and diesel engines that need to survive the toughest working 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 2011 Audi A6, refer to Audi's recommendations first.

Where to Go for 2011 Audi A6 Oil Change

When it's time for a 2011 Audi A6 oil change, you know where to turn. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has some of the best motor oil for Audi A6s. We’ve got convenient appointment times to take care of you, with the right oil at the right price. To find out how much a 2011 A6 oil change costs, call ahead. Get professional engine care by making an oil change appointment for your A6 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.

2011 Audi A6 Oil Change Questions

  • What can low oil do to my Audi A6 engine? Engine oil is a lubricant for the moving parts in your engine. If your oil reservoir is low or empty, engine parts can grind together, generate excess heat, and cause your Audi A6 engine to fail. That’s why it’s best to check your oil levels and get your oil changed regularly.
  • Can I change my Audi A6 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. Having your oil changed professionally can not only reduce the risk of something going wrong during the service, but also with your vehicle down the road.
  • Why is my Audi A6 exhaust smoke grayish or blue? Your engine could be burning oil due to a leak. It may be time for a pro to take a look. The leak could be caused by several issues like leaking valve seals, damaged piston rings, or worn cylinder walls.

Schedule an Oil Change for Your 2011 A6

Help your 2011 Audi A6 run newer, longer with routine oil changes. Schedule your oil change appointment today.