BMW Longlife 04
BMW Longlife 04 oils are Top Tier lower SAPS1 lubricants. They are designed for use in BMW gasoline engines and light-duty diesel engines with our without particulate filters.
BMW Longlife 04 oils are typically high HTHS (≥ 3.5cP) SAE 5W-30 and 5W-40 based on API Group III and Group IV base oils.
The main physical and chemical requirements for BMW Longlife 04 oils are shown below:
|HTHS viscosity||CEC L-36-A-90||cP||≥ 3.5|
|Sulphated Ash||ASTM D874||%wt||≤|
|Evaporation loss (NOACK)||CEC L-40-A-93||%||≤|
|Total Base Number||ASTM D2896||mgKOH/g||≥|
Note 1 : SAPS refers to Sulphated Ash, Phosphorus and Sulphur, the levels of which are often restricted in the latest performance specifications.
BMW Longlife 04 is usually coupled with:
- Daimler MB-Approval 229.31
- Daimler MB-Approval 229.51
- Daimler MB-Approval 229.52
- Volkswagen VW50500
- Volkswagen VW50501
- Volkswagen VW50400
- Volkswagen VW50700
- Porsche A40
- Porsche C40
- GM dexos2
For more information on BMW Longlife 04 oils, contact your Lubrizol representative.