Fuel & Oil

Fuel Requirements

Petrol

Use only the recommended fuel which meets national standard! Serious damage to the catalytic converter will occur if the wrong fuel is used.


Petrol fuel specification: 95 RON unleaded petrol to EN 228 specification.

Diesel

Diesel fuel specification: Diesel to EN590.

  • Minimum Cetane Rating is 49;
  • Maximum Biofuel Content is 7.5%.

Fuel Filler

V4036

Fuel Filler Flap
The fuel filler flap is located on the rear right-hand.

Note: The fuel flap is locked only when the car is locked using the handset.

Fuel Filler Cap
Unscrew the filler cap anti-clockwise and allow any pressure inside the tank to escape, before removing the cap.

DO NOT fully fill the tank if the vehicle is to be parked in direct sunlight, or high ambient temperature – expansion of the fuel could cause spillage.


Petrol

The filler tube is designed to accept a narrow filler nozzle of the type found on pumps that deliver ONLY unleaded fuel. Insert dispensing nozzle sufficiently far to ensure no spillage.

Diesel
The diesel filler tube is designed to accept a wider diesel nozzle. Be careful not to mis-fuel, see label on filler flap.

Diesel model low fuel strategy:

  • 15 Litres – flashing IPK warning light;
  • 8 Litres – continuous IPK warning light;
  • 3 Litres – ‘limp-home’ mode;
  • Add minimum 5 Litres to restore normal driving.

 

Oil

MODEL

SPECIFICATION (ACEA)

GRADE

MG6 Petrol

A3/B3

5W/40

MG6 Diesel

C3

5W/30

MG3 EU5

A5/B5

5W/30

MG3 EU6 (Stop Start)

A1/B1

5W/20

MG GS

C3 5W/30

   

Note: Mixing oil additives with the engine oil is not recommended and could damage the engine.

  

PETROL

 

DIESEL