RAVENOL VSI SAE 5W-40 is a future oriented engine oil which allows a fuel efficient operation of engines. In order to guarantee the low viscosity of the SAE-class 5W as well as only a small loss due to evaporation at the same time a reliable and highly loaded engine oil of the EC-class (Energy Conserving) has been developed withRAVENOL SAE VSI 5W-40 on the basis of the most modern synthesis technology.

RAVENOL VSI SAE 5W-40 meets all high-tech demands of the most recent powerful generation of engines.

Application Notes

RAVENOL VSI SAE 5W-40 is suitable for the energy saving operation all the year of all modern cars with petrol and diesel engines and was specially developed for turbo chargers as well as the catalytic operation.

RAVENOL VSI SAE 5W-40 guarantees operational safety concerning all driving conditions as for example regarding extreme stop and go traffic as well as high speed drives on motorways.

Quality Classifications




MB-Approval 229.3, BMW Longlife-98, Porsche A40 from model year 1973 (except Cayenne V6), License: API SM, API SL

Practice and tested in aggregates with filling

VW 502 00/505 00, Opel GM-LL-B-025, Chrysler MS-10850, MS-10896


RAVENOL VSI SAE 5W-40 offers:

  • High abrasion resistance
  • Fuel saving because of easy running characteristics
  • Excellent detergent and dispersant characteristics
  • Prevention of black sludge creation
  • Long endurance because of high oxidation stability
  • Excellent cold start performance
  • Very good viscosity temperature behaviour
  • Low evaporation
  • Suitable for catalysts
Characteristics Unit Data Audit
Colour brown visual
Density at 20°C kg/m³ 846 EN ISO 12185
Viscosity at 40°C mm²/s 89,3 DIN 51 562
Viscosity at 100°C mm²/s 14,1 DIN 51 562
Viscosity index VI 163 DIN ISO 2909
Flash point (COC) °C 210 DIN ISO 2592
Pourpoint °C -40 DIN ISO 3016
TBN mg KOH/g 11,0 DIN ISO 3771
Sulphated ash %wt. 1,0 DIN 51 575

All indicated data are approximate values and are subject to the commercial fluctuations.

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