AMSOIL European Car Formula 5W-40 Full-SAPS Synthetic Motor Oil is specially formulated for the lubrication needs of European gasoline and diesel cars and light trucks. Its full sulfated ash, phosphorus and sulfur (SAPS) formulation provides excellent protection and performance for a wide range of vehicles.
AMSOIL, the leader in automotive synthetic lubrication, produced the world's first API qualified synthetic motor oil in 1972. Trust the extensive experience of AMSOIL The First in Synthetics ® to do the best job protecting your engine.
Full-SAPS Formulation for Maximum Engine Protection
AMSOIL European Car Formula contains high-quality anti-wear additives and surpasses the tough ACEA oil specifications for high-temperature/high-shear (HT/HS) viscosity. It provides outstanding protection in high-rpm, hot-running engines and delivers dependable long-term performance for the extended drain intervals recommended by European vehicle manufacturers.
Superior Engine Cleanliness
The excellent oxidation stability, heat resistance and detergency properties of AMSOIL European Car Formula help keep engines clean. It is specially designed to prevent sludge and varnish deposits, reduce oil consumption, extend engine life and provide maximum overall performance.
The broad 5W-40 viscosity rating, low volatility (burn-off) and wax-free nature of AMSOIL European Car Formula make it excellent for hot and cold temperatures. It helps reduce engine wear, control oil thickening and provide easier cold starts.
Excellent For Turbochargers
AMSOIL European Car Formula's robust formulation delivers outstanding protection against the extremely high temperatures produced by turbochargers.
AMSOIL European Car Formula Synthetic Motor Oil is formulated to meet or exceed the most demanding European specifications. It is recommended for European gasoline and diesel vehicles requiring any of the following performance specifications:
- API SN/SM
- ACEA A3/B3, A3/B4
- BMW LL-01
- Mercedes-Benz 229.3, 229.5
- Porsche A40
- Renault 0710, 0700
- Volkswagen 502.00, 505.00
Recommended for the extended drain intervals established by the vehicle manufacturer. Change oil filter at time of oil change.
AMSOIL European Car Formula is compatible with conventional and synthetic motor oils. Mixing AMSOIL motor oils with other oils, however, will reduce the performance benefits.
Aftermarket oil additives are not recommended for use with AMSOIL motor oils.
|TYPICAL TECHNICAL PROPERTIES
European Car Formula 5W-40 Synthetic Motor Oil (EFM)
|Kinematic Viscosity @ 100°C, cSt (ASTM D 445)
|Kinematic Viscosity @ 40°C, cSt (ASTM D 445)
|Viscosity Index (ASTM D 2270)
|CCS Viscosity, cP @ °C (ASTM D 5293)
|Pour Point °C (°F) (ASTM D 97)
|Flash Point °C (°F) (ASTM D 92)
|Fire Point °C (°F) (ASTM D 92)
|Noack Volatility, % weight loss (g/100g) (ASTM D 5800)
|Four Ball Wear Test (ASTM D 4172B @ 40 kg, 75°C, 1200 rpm, 1 hr), Scar, mm
|Total Base Number
150°C, 1.4 x 1.0 x 10 6 s -1 , cP (ASTM D 5481)