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Total Lubricants key commercial vehicle engine oil receives additional OEM approval

International oil major Total’s Rubia TIR 9900 FE 5W-30 engine oil has received the Scania LDF-4 approval.


The key Euro VI oil which is also backward compatible for lubricating all types of engines – Euro V and previous, fitted or not with post treatment systems, and with its “low-SAPS” technology and fuel economy benefits, it offers a range of customer benefits that include outstanding engine protection, excellent anti-wear performance, first-rate thermal stability, easier cold start, and improved fuel economy.

A new generation synthetic lubricant, it is suitable for the latest commercial vehicles including Scania, Mercedes Benz, DAF, MAN, Volvo, Renault Trucks, IVECO, Daimler, Cummins, as well as certain gas engines.

Its low SAPS (low sulphated ash, phosphorous, and sulphur) composition has been intelligently designed and specifically adapted for the latest generation of engines fitted with post-treatment systems, such as EGR, SCR and DPF (diesel particulate filters).

The dual benefit of fuel economy and Low SAPS when used in combination with fuel economy transmission lubricants provide a fuel saving of 1L every 100km or 3% for consumers.

Additional advantages include, reduced maintenance costs, a cleaner engine, extended oil drain intervals, excellent piston cleanliness performance and an increased lifespan for post-treatment systems.

Offering a comprehensive range of lubricants, Total remains the sole integrated oil company manufacturing such products in the UK, with a complete range of engine oils, Transmission Oils and fluids, antifreeze and coolants, greases, hydraulic oils, AdBlue and specialities for buyers in search of the best products on the market.