shell rimula R4-MV 15W-40

Designed for demanding applications such as those found in construction, mining and quarrying.

Oxidation Control

Shell Rimula R4 MV offers excellent oxidation control: Up to 39% better performance in the rigorous Volvo T-13 test compared with API CK-4 requirements. Good oxidation control helps to prevent oil thickening and harmful deposits in all areas of an engine.

Up to 97% less lead Corrosion

Shell Rimula R4 MV has demonstrated excellent corrosion control in the Cummins high-temperature corrosion bench test. The test is run at 135ºC for 168 hours and has been shown to correlate with corrosion-induced cam and bearing failures in the field. In the test, Shell Rimula R4 MV displayed up to 97% less lead corrosion than the API CK-4 limit.

Up to 39% lower Oil Consumption

Shell Rimula R4 MV demonstrates low oil consumption in the Caterpillar C13 test: up to 39% lower than the requirements of the Cummins CES 20086 specification. This results in increased equipment availability, less downtime and lower lubricant expenditure.


  • SAE viscosity grade: 15W-40
  • API CK-4,CJ-4, Caterpillar: ECF-2, ECF-3, Cummins: CES 20086, 20081, MTU: Category 2.1, DQC III-10 LA, JASO DH-2

The product specifications listed above may vary from time to time and may not all be available for sale in your specific country. To obtain a specific recommendation for your vehicle from our product portfolio, please use our free online oil recommendation tool, Shell Lubematch.

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