AMSOIL European Car Formula 5W-40 Mid-SAPS Synthetic Motor Oil
is specially formulated for the lubrication needs of modern European
gasoline and diesel cars and light trucks. Formulated with advanced
AMSOIL synthetic base stocks, premium additives and a 5W-40 viscosity
rating, AMSOIL European Car Formula 5W-40 Synthetic Motor
Oil is highly versatile for multiple applications. Its Mid-SAPS (sulfated
ash, phosphorus and sulfur) formulation provides excellent protection
for emissions systems.
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.
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 viscosity.
It provides outstanding protection in high-rpm, hot-running engines and delivers
dependable long-term performance for the extended drain intervals set by European
Superior Engine Cleanliness
AMSOIL European Car Formula Synthetic Motor Oil possesses excellent oxidation
stability, heat resistance and detergency properties to help keep engines clean. It
is specially designed to prevent sludge and varnish deposits for reduced oil
consumption, extended engine life and maximum overall performance.
Minimizes Exhaust Emissions
The mid-SAPS formulation of AMSOIL European Car Formula is designed to protect
newer vehicle emissions control systems. It meets current industry and vehicle manufacturer
requirements for long-life protection of gasoline vehicle catalytic converters
and diesel particulate filters (DPF).
The broad 5W-40 viscosity rating, low volatility (burn-off) and wax-free nature of
AMSOIL European Car Formula Synthetic Motor Oil make it excellent for hot and cold
temperatures. It helps reduce engine wear, control oil thickening and provide easier
AMSOIL European Car Formula Mid-SAPS Synthetic Motor Oil is formulated to meet or exceed the most demanding European specifications.
It has manufacturer approvals for BMW Longlife-04, MB Approval 229.51 and Porsche A40. It is also recommended for European
gasoline or diesel vehicles requiring any of the following performance specifications:
- API SN/SM...
- ACEA C3
- Chrysler MS-10850 (supersedes MS-10896)
- Mercedes-Benz 229.31
- Porsche A40
- Volkswagen 502.00/505.01
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.
AMSOIL PRODUCT WARRANTY
AMSOIL products are backed by a Limited Liability Warranty. For AMSOIL warranty information, visit www.amsoil.com/warranty.aspx.
HEALTH & SAFETY
This product is not expected to cause health concerns when
used for the intended application and according to the recommendations
in the Safety Data Sheet (SDS). An SDS is available
via the Internet at www.amsoil.com or upon request at (715)
392-7101. Keep Out of Reach of Children. Recycle used oil
TYPICAL TECHNICAL PROPERTIES
European Car Formula 5W-40 Mid-SAPS Synthetic Motor Oil (AFL)
Kinematic Viscosity @ 100°C, cSt (ASTM D445)
Kinematic Viscosity @ 40°C, cSt (ASTM D445)
Viscosity Index (ASTM D2270)
Viscosity CCS, cP @ °C (ASTM D5293)
Flash Point °C (°F) (ASTM D92)
Fire Point °C (°F)
Pour Point °C (°F)
NOACK Volatility, % weight loss (g/100g) (ASTM D5800)
Four-Ball Wear Test (ASTM D4172B @ 40 kg, 75°C, 1200 rpm, 1hr), Scar, mm.
Total Base Number
HT/HS (cP) (ASTM D5481)