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Mobil 1™ ESP Formula 5W-30

Mobil 1 ESP Formula 5W-30 is an advanced performance synthetic engine oil designed to help provide exceptional cleaning power, wear protection and overall performance. Mobil 1 ESP Formula 5W-30 has been expertly engineered to help prolong the life and maintain the efficiency of emission systems in both diesel and gasoline powered automobiles. Mobil 1 ESP Formula 5W-30 meets or exceeds the requirements of many leading industry and car manufacturers' standards required for newer modern diesel and gasoline powered passenger car engines.

Mobil 1 ESP Formula 5W-30 is made with a proprietary blend of leading edge components formulated to be fully compatible with the latest Diesel Particulate Filters (DPF's) and Gasoline Catalytic Converters (CAT's). Mobil 1 ESP Formula 5W-30 has been designed to help deliver outstanding performance and protection in conjunction with fuel economy benefits. Key features and potential benefits include:

FeaturesAdvantages and Potential Benefits
Low Ash Content Helps to reduce particulate build up in Diesel Particulate Filters
Low Sulphur and Phosphorous content Helps to reduce poisoning of Gasoline Catalytic Converters
Active cleaning agents Helps to reduce deposits and sludge build-up to enable long and clean engine life
Outstanding thermal and oxidation stability Helps to reduce oil aging allowing extended drain interval protection
Low oil consumption Less hydrocarbon pollution
Enhanced frictional properties Aids fuel economy
Excellent low temperature capabilities Quick cold weather starting and ultra fast protection
Helps to extend engine life


Mobil 1 ESP Formula 5W-30 is recommended for all types of modern automobile engines, especially the high-performance gasoline and diesel engines found in the latest passenger cars, SUVs and light vans.

  • Mobil 1 ESP Formula 5W-30 is especially suitable for extreme conditions, where conventional oil often may not perform
  • It is not recommended for 2-Cycle or aviation engines, unless specifically approved by the manufacturer

Mobil 1 ESP Formula 5W-30 has the following builder approvals:   
BMW Longlife 04 
MB-Approval 229.31/229.51 
Volkswagen (Gasoline / Diesel) 504 00 / 507 00 
Porsche C30 
Chrysler MS-11106 
Peugeot/Citroën Automobiles B71 2290 & B71 2297 
AvtoVAZ Group "Luxe" 
AAE Standard STO 003-05, Group B6

Mobil 1 ESP Formula 5W-30 meets or exceeds the requirements of:   
ACEA C2, C3 
API (Meets Engine Test Requirements) SM / SN 

According to ExxonMobil, Mobil 1 ESP Formula 5W-30 is of the following quality level:   
Volkswagen (Gasoline) 502 00 / 503 00 / 503 01 
Volkswagen (Diesel) 505 00 / 505 01 / 506 00 / 506 01 

All VW engines with the exception of Unit-Injector / Pump-Duse TDI without LongLife Service and without DPF between 1999-2003 and R5/V10-TDi before model year 2006


Mobil 1 ESP Formula 5W-30 Value
SAE Grade 5W-30
Viscosity, cSt (ASTM D445)
@ 40ºC 72.8
@ 100ºC 12.1
Viscosity Index 164
Sulphated Ash, wt% (ASTM D874) 0.6
HTHS Viscosity, mPa•s @ 150 ºC (ASTM D4683) 3.58
Pour Point, ºC (ASTM D97) -45
Flash Point, ºC (ASTM D92) 254
Density @ 15.6 ºC, g/ml (ASTM D4052) 0.850

Additional Info

  • Vehicle Brand: Audi, BMW, Chrysler Jeep, Citroen, Lada AutoVaz, Mercedes-Benz, Peugeot, Porsche, VW
  • Audi Manufacturer Specs: VW 502.00, VW 503.00, VW 503.01, VW 504.00, VW 505.00, VW 505.01, VW 506.00, VW 506.01, VW 507.00
  • BMW Manufacturer Specs: BMW Longlife 04
  • Chrysler Jeep Manufacturer Specs: MS-11106
  • Citroen Manufacturer Specs: PSA B71 2290, PSA B71 2297
  • Lada AutoVaz Manufacturer Specs: Luxe
  • Mercedes-Benz Manufacturer Specs: MB-Approval 229.31, MB-Approval 229.51
  • Peugeot Manufacturer Specs: PSA B71 2290, PSA B71 2297
  • Porsche Manufacturer Specs: Porsche C30
  • VW Manufacturer Specs: VW 502 00, VW 503.00, VW 503 01, VW 504 00, VW 505 00, VW 505 01, VW 506 00, VW 506 01, VW 507 00
  • Oil Manufacturer: Mobil
  • Oil Type: Synthetic
  • Grade: 5W-30
  • ACEA Specification: C2, C3
  • API Guide: SM, CF, SN
Last modified on Thursday, 11 April 2013 13:55

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