Not so fast! If the flaccid** VW 508 is not good enough for my 1.4 it will surely wreak havoc on your 2.0 A Good ILSAC 5W30 should be fine. A good compormise. A tad more HTHS than the 0W20 508 but a LOT less HTHS than the A3,B4 5W30 or 5W40 If these VW engines blow up with an ILSAC 5W30 true synthetic - then they ARE Junk! Think bout it. Me, I don't have to worry. Ive already had my last oil change I am doing on my lease! And I did have to add a 1/2 litre of M1 0W40 FS to get that motor running correctly. Luckily, the thing burned a 1 /2 litre in a month! I still can believe how MORONIC the VW dealers are. They really don't care bit. Of Course, My dealer is at the NH seacoast - ALL the dealers along or near RT 1 / Lafayette Road are PIRATES Good luck Wemay with the Passat.. Nice car?
Originally Posted by wemay
OK, this is enough information for me. VW508.00 from now on. I don't need any headaches and seeing the engine light in your dash is just that.