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The first generation of the BMW 1 Series consists of the BMW E81 (3-door hatchback version), BMW E82 (coupe version), BMW E87 (5-door hatchback version) and BMW E88 (convertible version) compact cars. The E81/E82/E87/E88 generation was produced from 2004 to 2013 and is sometimes collectively referred to as the E8x.



Look up BMW 1-Series specification, engine oil capacity, spark plug gap, safety rating, fuel consumption, transmission, and light bulb sizes.


  • Type: 
    • E81
    • E82
    • E87
    • E88

Engine 3.0L 6-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 0W-30
  • Oil certification: API
  • Drain plug torque: 19 ft-lbs
  • Oil capacity: 6.9 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 3.0L 6-Cylinder: 0.044″

Engine Coolant

  • Type: G11
  • Capacity: 7.60qt (7.2L)


  • Capacity: 14.0 gal (53.0L)

Manual Transmission Fluid

  • TypeBMW Lifetime transmission oil MTF-LT-2
  • Capacity: 1.58 qt(1.5L)

Automatic Transmission Fluid

  • Type: BMW Lifetime transmission oil (BMW 83220142516)
  • Capacity: 3.17qt (3.0L)

Power Steering Fluid

  •  Type: Dexron II or Pentosin CHF11S

Washer Fluid

  • Capacity: 6.3 qts (6.0L)

Brake Fluid

  • Type: DOT4



  • Petrol:
    • 1.6-2.0 L N43/N45/N46 I4
    • 3.0 L N52 I6
    • 3.0 L N54/N55 I6 turbo
  • Diesel- turbocharged:
    • 2.0 L M47/N47 I4


  • 5-speed Manual
  • 6-speed Manual
  • 6-speed ZF 6HP Automatic
  • 7-speed Magna 7DCI600 M-DCT dual-clutch

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Consumption BMWQ


Front Lights

  • Daytime Running Light Bulb: H8-35W
  • Front Fog Light Bulb: H8-35W
  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb:
    • 12496
    • 7507AST
  • High Beam and Low Beam Headlight Bulb: HID-D1S
  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: H7LL
  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb: H7LL

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 921K
  • Brake Light Bulb:
    • 7506L
    • 64136L
  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: LED
  • License Plate Light Bulb: LED
  • Parking Light Bulb: 2825L
  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: 12496
  • Tail Light Bulb: LED

Interior Lights

  • Courtesy Light Bulb: 2825L
  • Dome Light Bulb: 2886X
  • Glove Box Light Bulb: 6418
  • Map Light Bulb: 2886X
  • Trunk Light Bulb: 6411
  • Vanity Mirror Light Bulb: 6411