996 side viewThis information is for the following Porsche models and years:

– 1997 to 2006 Porsche 911 (996) Carrera, 4, S, 4S, Targa – years 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006

Porsche 996 Carrera, Carrera 4 and Carrera 4S fluids capacities

Use only fluids and fuels authorized by Porsche. Your Porsche has been designed so that it is not necessary to mix any additives with oils or fuels.

Engine Oil quantity without oil filter: approx. 8.5 quarts/8.0 liters
Engine Oil quantity with oil filter: approx. 8.7 quarts/8.25 liters

Engine coolant approx.: 5.95 U.S. gallons/22.5 liters

Brake fluid reservoir:  Approx. 0.45 liters

Manual transmission and differential: approx. 2.85 quarts/2.7 liters of transmission oil
Tiptronic transmission: approx. 9.51 quarts/9.0 liters of ATF oil
Differential with Tiptronic trans.: approx. 1.32 quarts/1.25 liters of transmission oil

Fuel tank size for 911 Carrera: approx. 16.9 U.S. gallons/64 liters
Fuel tank size for 911 Carrera 4, Carrera 45: approx. 16.6 U.S. gallons/63 liters
Both values above include approx. 2.6 U.S. galions/l0 liters of fuel reserve capacity

Power steering oil: approx. 1.3 quarts/1.27 liter of “Pentosin CHF 11 S” hydraulic fluid

Windshield washer tank:
– approx. 3.17 quarts/3 liters for cars without headlight washer
– approx. 6.02 quarts/5.7 liters for cars with headlight washer