Citroen C3 Recommended Oil
It is recommended to use 0w-30 or 5w-30 synthetic engine oil in your Citroen C3. The engine oil viscosity depends on the year of manufacture, engine condition, mileage and operating conditions of the Citroen C3.
For French vehicles, such as the Citroen C3, engine oil with PSA approvals.
Citroen C3 Engine Oil Viscosity
|Citroen C3 mileage||Oil viscosity||Oil Type||Oil Change Frequency|
|New Citroen C3||0w-30||Synthetic oil||Every 7,000 to 10,000 miles|
|Up to 100,000 miles||5w-30||Synthetic oil||Every 7,000 to 10,000 miles|
|Over 100,000 miles||5w-40||Semi synthetic oil||Every 5,000 to 7,500 miles|
|Over 150,000 miles||10w-40||Semi synthetic oil||Every 5,000 to 7,500 miles|
Best synthetic engine oil for Citroen C3
Motul 8100 Eco-Clean 5w-30
Approvals and Specifications:
- ACEA: A5/B5/C2
- API: SM/CF
- PSA B71 2290
- Fiat 9.55535-S1
- Renault RN0700
Citroen C3 Engine Oil
The Citroen C3 is a fairly popular car in the UK. We’ve created this guide to help you choose a quality engine oil for your Citroen C3.
Citroen C3 0w-30 Oil
For Citroen C3 vehicles with up to 70,000 miles, it is recommended to use 5w-30 engine oil.
Citroen C3 5w-30 Oil
For Citroen C3 vehicles with up to 100,000 miles, it is recommended to use 5w-30 engine oil.
Citroen C3 5w-40 Oil
For Citroen C3 vehicles with over 100,000 miles, it is recommended to use 5w-40 engine oil.
Citroen C3 10w-40 Oil
For Citroen C3 vehicles with over 150,000 miles, 10w-40 engine oil is recommended.
Citroen C3 oil change interval
- The engine oil in your Citroen C3 should be changed every 7,000 to 10,000 miles if you use synthetic oil.
- If your Citroen C3 uses semi-synthetic oil, change it every 5,000 to 7,000 miles.
If you take short trips in your Citroen C3, it is recommended that you change the engine oil every 3,000 to 5,000 miles.
Citroen C3 Engine Oil Capacity
The autooil website is designed and maintained by a team of experts to enable you to choose the best engine oil for your Citroen C3.
What oil should I choose for my Citroen C3?
For the new Citroen C3, we recommend using synthetic oils from the best oil manufacturers. For higher-mileage Citroen C3s, we recommend using synthetic-based oils from well-known brands.
The most popular oil manufacturers for the Citroen C3:
- Liqui Moly
- Mobil 1
Finding quality engine oil for your Citroen C3 has never been easier!