Originally Posted by E90Fleet
BMW has recently changed their reccomendatio to their spec LL04, currently only Castrol and Mobils new " low emmisions formula" conform to it
Spec LL01 is still allowed in the E90 at the moment and the top of the range Mobil 1 does conform to it
Dealesr here use Castrol TXT LL01 5W-30 exclusively for non M cars and will soon change to either the new Castrol SLX LL04 0W-30 or the soon to be introduced Castrol TXT LL04 5W-30
Cool - thanks for the info. Honda and Ford have gone to 5W-20, so nice to see that BMW is sticking with the 0W-30 and 5W-30.