castrol UNIVERSAL 80W-90

Castrol Universal 80W-90 is a manual transmission and rear axle lubricant. The product is recommended for Holden VN V6 and V8 manual transmissions. It is also Castrol’s prime recommendation for all transaxles that include both helical and hypoid type gears.

Vehicles with combined transmission and hypoid differentials where Castrol Universal 80W-90 is recommended include the following:
• Alfa Romeo: Most models from 1975 onwards
• Porsche: All models except 924
• Subaru: All models from 1984 onwards
• Toyota: Most 4WD’s and selected family passenger vehicles

Castrol Universal 80W-90 is recommended in place of SAE 80W-90 GL-4 or 5 gear oil where improved cold shift is desired.


  • Excellent gearshift capability
  • Quiet transmission operation – driver comfort
  • Single product for transmission and final drive
  • High load carrying capability ensures gears operating under high loads are protected prolonging component life


  • SAE 80W-90
  • API Service Classification GL-5, GL-4
  • Dana 5M-50
  • GMH HN 2013