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Shell Rotella® T4 15W-40

Shell Rotella® T4 Triple Protection 15W-40 is designed to provide hardworking protection that adapts to your driving conditions. With millions of miles of real world testing, Shell Rotella® T4 Triple Protection 15W-40 uses a proprietary formula exclusive to Shell. It is designed to protect under the most severe engine conditions found in modern low-emission engines and older hard working diesel engines.

Built upon the heritage of Triple Protection technology, you can depend on:

  • Exceptional wear protection for longer engine life
  • Superior engine cleanliness for a cleaner engine throughout oil drain interval*
  • Enhanced protection against oxidation for more efficient operation*
  • Increased shear stability for better viscosity control and optimal oil pressure*
  • Improved oil aeration*
  • Heightened emission control system durability*

*Compared to the previous generation CJ-4 product

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Benefits, Specifications and Approvals

The most technically advanced Shell Rotella® formulation ever

It is designed to effectively sustain emissions control system durability where diesel particulate filters and after-treatment systems are used. Plus it provides enhanced protection against viscosity loss due to shear and improved oil aeration. The exclusive low-ash formulation helps protect the exhaust catalysts and diesel particulate filters found on the latest low-emission vehicles. Suitable for virtually all modern low-emission heavy duty engines* and older hard working diesel engines.

*Consult your owner’s manual for heavy duty engine oil recommendations.

Bring on the heat

Shell Rotella® T4 Triple Protection shows significantly improved resistance to oil breakdown under high temperatures. Tests prove that Shell Rotella® T4 Triple Protection resists oxidation up to 50% longer than the previous generation of Shell Rotella® T Triple Protection. The result? Shell Rotella® T4 Triple protection helps keep engines running long, clean and operating efficiently*.

In API industry wear tests, Shell Rotella® T4 Triple Protection 15W-40 didn’t just meet CK-4 specs, it delivered an average 50% more wear protection than required. That’s protection where it matters most—on the road.

*Shell Rotella® T4 demonstrates strong wear protection in CK-4 engine tests including the Cummins ISM and ISB.

Shell Rotella® T4 10W-30

Shell Rotella® T4 10W-30 heavy duty engine oil provides extreme protection in a lower viscosity grade.

Rotella T4® 10W-30 provides:

  • Wear protection for longer engine life
  • Protection against deposits to help keep engines cleaner over the oil drain interval
  • Resistance to oil breakdown

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RELATIVE PROTECTION*
- Shell ROTELLA® T4 Triple Protection (CK-4) Shell ROTELLA® Triple Protection (CJ-4)
Cleanliness / Deposits ++++ ++++
Wear Protection +++++ ++++
Better Oxidation Protection ++++ ++
Extreme High Temperature Protection ++++ ++

*Compared to prior Shell Rotella Triple Protection 15W-40. The number of “+"s indicate relative performance. 

 

OEM/API Specifications
ROTELLA® T4 Triple Protection OEM Specifications
15W-40 CK-4, CJ-4, CI-4 Plus, CI-4, CH-4; ACEA E9; JASO DH-2, MA, MA2; Caterpillar ECF-2, ECF-3; Cummins CES 20086, 81; Detroit Fluids Specification (DFS) 93K222, 93K218; Deutz DQC III-10 LA; MACK EO-S 4.5, EO-O Premium Plus; MAN M3575; MB-Approval 228.31; MTU Category 2.1; Allison TES-439; Volvo VDS-4.5, VDS-4, Ford WSS-M2C171-F1
10W-30 CK-4, CJ-4, CI-4 Plus, CI-4, CH-4; Caterpillar ECF-2, ECF-3; Cummins CES 20086, 81; Detroit Fluids Specification (DFS) 93K222, 93K218; Mack EO-S 4.5, EO-O Premium Plus; Volvo VDS-4.5, VDS-4; JASO DH-2; Ford WSS-M2C171-F1

*Wear protection beyond CK-4 standards 

In API industry wear tests, Shell ROTELLA® T4 Triple Protection 15W-40 didn’t just meet CK-4 specs, it delivered an average 50% more wear protection than required. That’s protection where it matters most—on the road. llROTELLA® T4 demonstrates strong wear protection in CK-4 engine tests including the Cummins ISM and ISB.

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