The G12 coolant is a coolant standard of the car manufacturer VW. It was used at the factory in a number of VW, Audi, Skoda and Seat, among others, and is therefore also recommended for a coolant change. The G12 is part of a whole series of VW standards. As a successor to the G11 coolant, the G12 was developed as G12, G12+, G12++ and G12 evo, among others. In 2012, the G13 coolant followed as the successor to the G12++. Since 2018, the G12evo in turn replaced the VW G13 standard and has since been considered the latest standard of VW coolant.
When changing the G12 coolant, you can fall back on the original VW coolant, as well as many other alternatives. In the following, you will learn more about the coolant G12 standard and which alternatives you can also use for a change.