BMW Longlife 17 FE

BMW Longlife 17 FE oils are Premium lower SAPS1 lubricants. They are designed for use in the latest BMW gasoline engines and light-duty diesel engines with gasoline or diesel particulate filters.

BMW Longlife 17 FE oils are typically low HTHS (≥ 2.65cP) SAE 0W-20 based on API Group IV base oils.

The main physical and chemical requirements for BMW Longlife 17 FE oils are shown below:

Requirement Method Unit Limit
HTHS viscosity CEC L-36-A-90 cP ≥ 2.6
Sulphated Ash ASTM D874 %wt
Phosphorus ASTM D5185 %wt
Sulphur ASTM D5185 %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 17 FE is usually coupled with ACEA C5-16 and supersedes BMW Longlife 14 FE+.

For more information on BMW Longlife 17 FE oils, contact your Lubrizol representative.

For a deeper dive into specifications, see the Lubrizol Ready Reference Guide, the industry's go-to resource for understanding fuel and lubricant performance principles and requirements.