MB 229.3 approval for engine oils

The engine oil specification MB 229.3 is issued by Mercedes-Benz for gasoline engines and diesel vehicles without diesel particulate filters. Applicable models are:

  • Gasoline engines: M 122, 272, 273, 113, 132, 266, 270, 271, 274 (except 213053), 276, 278, 281, 200.71 Citan
  • Diesel engines without particulate filter: OM 640, 642, 646, 651

The specification MB 229.3 applies to the viscosity classes SAE 0w30, SAE 5w30, SAE 0w40, SAE 5w40, SAE 10w40 and SAE 5w50. The change intervals for engine oils with the release MB 229.3 can be found in your service booklet.

Our MB 229.3 engine oils

We have summarised all ADDINOL engine oils with MB 229.3 approval for you. You can find out whether you need engine oil with the standard MB 229.3 in the operating manual of your car. Alternatively, our Oilfinder will advise you.

ADDINOL SUPERIOR 030

Specifications / Approvals:

ACEA A3/B4

API CF, API SN

meets the requirements of:
MB 229.3, MB 229.5

ADDINOL SUPERIOR 040

Specifications / Approvals:

ACEA A3/B4

API CF, API SN

meets the requirements of:
MB 229.3, MB 229.5

ADDINOL SUPER RACING 5W-50

Specifications / Approvals:

ACEA A3/B4

API CF, API SM

YASO MA, YASO MA-2

meets the requirements of:
MB 229.3

ADDINOL SUPER RACING 10W-60

Specifications / Approvals:

ACEA A3/B4

API CF, API SM

YASO MA, YASO MA-2

meets the requirements of:
MB 229.3

Contact

Mayka Nehrkorn

Product Manager Automotives