Here is an alternate solution to the factory ESSO CVT EZL 799 fluid for the GACVT16Z CVT automatic transmission. Ferdinand Bilstein GmbH (Febi) Automatic Transmission Fluid 27975 (CVT). This Transmission oil has the correct specifications and provides smooth shifts and longevity along with Febi's world renown reputation for reliability. Made in Germany.
2002-2006 R50 MINI Cooper (non-S) with the CVT automatic transmission
2005-2008 R52 MINI Cooper Convertible (non-S) with the CVT Automatic transmission
We recommend you change the CVT transmission fluid every 30-35K miles.
NOTE: MINI only recommends the MINI factory replacement fluid for their CVT transmission. These alternative CVT fluids are being offered because the oil manufacturer claims their product is compatible with the MINI factory fluid.
Febi 27975 is a high-performance automatic transmission fluid for use in CVT gearboxes with thrust link belt or traction chain. As a result, it is very well suited for the CVT Autotronic transmission of Mercedes-Benz A and B class (BM 169, 245), Audi Multitronic and also for use in CVT transmissions of Ford, BMW Mini, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota.
The special synthetic base oils ensure:
[ ] Very good wear protection, particularly under difficult ambient conditions in CVT gearboxes.
[ ] Optimum low-temperature properties.
[ ] Low friction losses.
[ ] Optimum friction behaviour over the entire change interval.
Properties / Unit / Test Method
Viscosity at 40° C / 34 mm²/s / DIN 51562
Density at 15° C / 0.848 g/ml / DIN 51757
Flash point / 210 ° C / DIN ISO 2592
The MINI CVT fluid capacity is about 4.8 qts.
Imported from Germany