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Hi all.

After reading that some of the gen 1 cars consume a bit of oil, I was curious about the gen 2 cars and the new motor. To date, my '09 after 4500 miles and two track days has consumed a whopping 1/4 qt of oil (sarcasm intended). I am quite happy about this. What has been your experience?
 

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I like to do a bit of aggressive/spirited driving.

6000km and my car drank up 2L of oil :hilarious:
 

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My 997.2 S with PDK had oil topped off, one line below the very top on the oil reading, and after 1500 miles, the car said to check the oil, when I did, the very lowest bar was flashing....

Turns out they consume some oil during engine break in.
 

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4000km & no change in the oil level (garage reading)

Question: Whenever I take the oil level reading in my garage the level is sitting on max, whenever I take a reading at my office carpark the oil reading is one segment below max??? very strange in deed. However I always consider my garage as the base.
 

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My 2009 Boxster S has used 3/4 quart in 5000 miles.
 

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I have to buy 9 quarts per year whether I like it or not :)
 

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I haven't read that gen 1 cars burn oil excessively. In 4500 miles since I bought my CS the oil indicator hasn't moved at all.
 

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4000km & no change in the oil level (garage reading)

Question: Whenever I take the oil level reading in my garage the level is sitting on max, whenever I take a reading at my office carpark the oil reading is one segment below max??? very strange in deed. However I always consider my garage as the base.
Thats normal.
The tilt of the car effects the sensor reading. Always do it on a level surface.
 

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Thats normal.
The tilt of the car effects the sensor reading. Always do it on a level surface.
I figured that much, but the gradient of my garage is ever so slight, however I know that my work carspace is dead level. The oil level sensors must be very sensitive!
 
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