5w-30 Engine Oil
MotorNuts stock a choice of top quality hand selected 5w- 30 engine oils.
To check which specification engine oil within 5w-30 you need for your vehicle our experts recommend you use our registration look up, or check your hand book.
The choice doesn’t stop at getting the right viscosity – there is then different specifications and additives within 5w-30 as it is the most popular specification.
The main different gradings are C1, C2, C3, C4 then whether the oils you require are low SAPS or long life –and this is all specified for you by what car you have.
The low SAPS (sulphated ash, phosphorus and sulphur) oils are developed for emission control in DPFs (diesel particulate filters) and the long life is developed to help prolong service intervals.
A popular 5w-30 oil is Granville FSV 5w-30 fully synthetic long life engine oil which is recommended for Volkswagen VW 504.00/507.00 BMW LL-04 Mercedes MB 229.51 and Porsche C30.
Another very popular oil is the 5w-30 Low Saps C2 Granville FSP which is specifically for Peugeot and Citroen PSA B71 2290.
Having the right 5w-30 engine oil in your car is like taking your daily vitamins and your 5 a day – it keeps your vehicle running the best it can. Good quality engine oils lubricate, clean and help manage heating and cooling.
Ever wondered what the ‘w’ and numbers means? The number before the w refers to how the oil performs at cold temperatures and the number after the W is viscosity at high temperatures. The lower the number, the thinner the oil and more easily it flows.