MB 229.5 approval for engine oils

The engine oil specification MB 229.5 is issued by Mercedes-Benz for gasoline engines and diesel vehicles without diesel particulate filters. Appropriate models are:

  • Petrol engines: M 122, 132, 266, 272, 270, 271, 272, 273, 274 (except: 213053, 213153), 276, 278, 281, 200.71 Citan
  • Diesel engines without particulate filter: OM 640, 642, 646, 651

Mercedes-Benz approvals for diesel vehicles with diesel particulate filters are, for example, MB 229.51 and MB 229.52. The MB 229.5 specification applies to the viscosity classes SAE 0w30, SAE 5w30, SAE 0w40 and SAE 5w40. The change intervals for engine oils with the release MB 229.5 can be found in your service booklet.

Our MB 229.5 engine oils

We have summarised all ADDINOL engine oils with MB 229.5 approval for you. You can find out whether you need engine oil with the standard MB 229.5 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 229.5

ADDINOL SUPERIOR 040

Specifications / Approvals:

ACEA A3/B4

API CF, API SN

meets the requirements of:
MB 229.5

ADDINOL SUPER POWER MV 0537

Specifications / Approvals:

ACEA A3/B3, ACEA A3/B4

API CF, API SM

MB 229.5

ADDINOL SUPER LIGHT 0540

Specifications / Approvals:

ACEA A3/B4

API CF, API SN

MB 229.5

Contact

Sven Köhler

Product Manager Automotives / Gas Engine Oils