RAVENOL VMO 5W-40 Engine Oil

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RAVENOL VMO 5W-40 Engine Oil is a universal fully synthetic low friction motor oil with CleanSynto® technology, based on PAO Poly-alpha-olefin synthetic oil technology. It has full OEM approval from Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, GM and BMW, and has been developed for use in many modern passenger car with both petrol and diesel engines, including those with Pumpe-Düse technology. The special formulation ensures excellent cold start behaviour and optimal lubrication in the cold running phase. Due to a significant fuel efficiency increase, RAVENOL VMO 5W-40 Engine Oil contributes to conservation of the environment by reducing emissions. It meets EURO IV and EURO V standards for significantly reduced exhaust emissions and extends the life of DPF and TWC's. Minimal wear extends the lifespan of the engine. Developed for fuel economy and energy conserving in EURO VI, EURO V and EURO IV Standard engines with normal and extended oil change intervals (up to 30,000 miles or 2 years possible).


RAVENOL VMO 5W-40 Engine Oil is a universal synthetic low friction motor oil suitable for gasoline and diesel engines in passenger cars and light vans, with and without turbocharger, especially developed for Pumpe-Düse diesel engines. Due to the specific composition 


  • API SN
  • API CF
  • ACEA C3
OEM Approvals
  • MB 229.31
  • MB 229.51
  • VW 505 00
  • VW 505 01
  • GM dexos2™ (License No. D20583H1081)
  • BMW Longlife-04
Meets/ Exceeds Requirements
  • Porsche A40
  • Ford WSS-M2C917-A
  • Fiat 9.55535-S2
  • Fiat 9.55535-GH2
  • Chrysler MS-11106
  • VW 502 00

RAVENOL VMO 5W-40 Engine Oil offers:

  • Improved fuel economy in part load and full power operation
  • Excellent wear protection and high viscosity index even under high-speed operation
  • Exceptional cold starting characteristics at low temperatures below -30°C
  • A safe lubricant film at high operating temperatures
  • Low evaporative tendency, so lower oil consumption
  • No deposits in combustion chambers, in the piston ring zone and valves due to superb detergent and dispersant additive package
  • Neutrality towards sealing materials
  • Extended oil change intervals to protect natural resources
Data Sheets

Technical Product Data

Property Unit Data Audit
Density at 20 °C kg/m³ 848,0 EN ISO 12185
Colour   gelbbraun VISUELL
Viscosity at 100 °C mm²/s 13,3 DIN 51562-1
Viscosity at 40 °C mm²/s 80,0 DIN 51562-1
Viscosity Index VI   170 DIN ISO 2909
HTHS Viscosity at 150 °C mPa*s 4,0 ASTM D5481
CCS Viscosity at -30 °C mPa*s 6375 ASTM D5293
Low Temp. Pumping viscosity (MRV) at -35 °C mPa*s 27.000 ASTM D4684
Pourpoint °C -45 DIN ISO 3016
Noack Volatility % M/M 8,8 ASTM D5800
Flashpoint °C 242 DIN EN ISO 2592
tbn mg KOH/g 8,7 ASTM D2896
Sulphated Ash %wt. 0,77 DIN 51575

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


Please note that the technical data is correct at the time of writing, Ravenol are continuously updating product specifications. Therefore, please refer to the 'Download PDF' and 'Safety Data sheet' links above for up-to-date information.

Customer Reviews (6)
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6 Reviews:

Best motor oil
26 December 2022  | 

I recommend it with confidence, it arrived on time, it is the best engine oil and they have a very large range of oils

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Best from Best
29 May 2021  | 

The oil it's very good. Engine is working smoothly and the sound it's more ,round and silent.
I will go with Ravenol from now on and never turn back to other's

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04 March 2018  | 

Best oil

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Recommend To All
29 August 2017  | 

Ravenol Oil for professional or amateur car owners who want to have the best German liquid engineering product to protect the very heart of their valued motor, the ENGINE! Highly recommended, and if you want the best, then pay for the best! ALL you guys and girls know it makes sense!

2 of 3 people found this review helpful.
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Everything as described
20 June 2017  | 

Very good quality

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
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Fast shipping, excellent quality
23 January 2017  | 

Fast shipping, item as described

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Thanks - always great to hear from satisfied customers.


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We currently ship out Monday - Friday (apart from Bank Holidays) and orders received before 11.00am on those days will normally be sent straight out. Orders received after 11.00am and on Weekends / Bank Holidays will leave the next working day.  As deliveries are made either with DHL Parcels or Royal Mail we have no control over the actual delivery time of packages which may be any time between 8.00am and 6.00pm.

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Delivery charges to Mainland UK:

DHL Parcels "Next Day" £7.25 Free on orders over £95**
Royal Mail "24"  £4.99 Maximum 3 litres / 3kg**
Royal Mail "48" £3.85 Maximum 3 litres / 3kg**

**These services are not available for items classed as hazardous, e.g. Aerosols, Fuel Additives and Windscreen Washer Fluids.
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DHL Parcels (3 - 4 days)   Cost calculated in basket
Royal Mail "24" (2 - 3 days) £4.99 Maximum 3 litres / 3kg*
Royal Mail "48" (3 - 4 days) £3.85 Maximum 3 litres / 3kg*

*Royal Mail services are not available for items classed as hazardous, e.g. Aerosols, Fuel Additives and Windscreen Washer Fluids.
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Due to current Brexit legislation we can only supply to private individuals, not to a business. We will ship your order with Royal Mail and may split your order into two or more packages. 

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NB. We cannot be held responsible for delays in delivery caused by the Courier. 

If the customer requests delivery to be left in a 'safe place' we cannot be held responsible for loss. 

Carriage / Packing charges are subsidised and do not even cover our own net costs - we do not make a profit on carriage!  If you have any queries regarding our carriage charges or delivery to an address, please contact us. Please be aware weights shown on products are approximate and shown only as a guide to the total weight of your order.

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