Originally Posted by ChRR1000S
Have been reading through several BMW forums this weekend, all in all Mobil 1 New Life 0W40 -which is BMW Longlife 01 certified- is highly recommended.
IŽll go with that.
FWIW, I think Walmart sells that stuff by the case at a reasonable price. For the German Castrol 0W30 Autozone was the best place I found.
Definitely call ahead since these oils aren't stocked everywhere