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Golf R oil weight

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The owners manual states that 5W-30 or 5W-40 can be used but the sticker in engine compartment states 5W-30. I’m a new owner of a 2019 R so I found that to be interesting. I’m planning on using 5W-30 since two places note 5W-30. Does anyone use 5W-40?
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The car is shipped with 5W-40. I have a quart of Castrol Edge in the car at all times as that is the recommended weight. At least for us warmer climate Rs.

If you are colder climate, 0W-30 makes sense.
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