Shell Rimula R5 LE oils feature "Low-SAPS" additive technology while delivering energy savings. Protective
power is enhanced through the use of synthetic base oil technology to deliver fuel economy performance with no compromise in durability.
Performance, Features & Benefits
Emissions system capability
Advanced low-ash formulation helps control the blocking or poisoning of exhaust after-treatment devices, helping maintain vehicle emission compliance and engine fuel efficiency.
Fuel economy capability
The use of synthetic base oil components provides Shell Rimula R5 LE with the capability to improve cold starting and reduce fuel consumption and save money, without compromising engine protection or durability.
Improved engine cleanliness
The advanced formulation delivers good engine cleanliness and protection against piston deposits allowing Shell Rimula R5 LE to ensure engine and component reliability at extended oil drain intervals.
European heavy duty engines
Shell Rimula R5 LE provides protection and performance in modern high power heavy-duty diesel engines from leading European engine makers such as Mercedes-Benz and MAN and where oils meeting ACEA E9 are called for.
Low emission engine use
Shell Rimula R5 LE meets the requirements of the major European engine manufacturers for low emission
Specifications, Approvals & Recommendations
- Caterpillar ECF-3, ECF-2
- Cummins CES 20081
- Deutz DQC III-10 LA
- Mack EO-O Premium Plus
- MTU Category 2.1
- MAN M3575
- MB-Approval 228.31
- Renault VI RLD-3
- Volvo VDS-4
- API CJ-4, CI-4 Plus, CI-4, CH-4, CG-4
- ACEA E9, E7
- JASO DH-2
- Detroit Diesel D93K218
Typical Physical Characteristics
||Shell Rimula R5 LE 10W-30
|Kinematic Viscosity @400C mm2/s
|Kinematic Viscosity @1000C mm2/s
|Dynamic Viscosity @-250C mPa s
|Total Base Number mg KOH/g
|Sulphated Ash %
|Density @150C kg/l
|Flash Point (COC) 0C
|Pour Point 0C
These characteristics are typical of current production. Whilst future production will conform to Shell's specification, variations in these characteristics may occur.
Health, Safety & Environment
Health and Safety
Shell Rimula R5 LE 10W-30 is unlikely to present any significant health or safety hazard when properly used in the recommended application and good standards of personal hygiene are maintained. Avoid contact with skin. Use impervious gloves with used oil. After skin contact, wash immediately with soap and water.
Protect the Environment
Take used oil to an authorised collection point. Do not discharge into drains, soil or water.