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HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?

We know competition is fierce in the trucking industry and you face a multitude of challenges, from significant fuel costs to congested roads and escalating insurance costs. We want to do our bit to help you fight back, by helping your vehicles run with maximum efficiency.

Working closely with our customers and truck manufacturers, we’ve developed a range of oils that reflect different business priorities. Each one has been engineered with its own strengths, giving you a real choice of what goes into your trucks’ engines.

VECTON 15W-40 CJ-4

CASTROL VECTON 15W-40 CJ-4

UP TO 40% BETTER PERFORMANCE¹

New Castrol VECTON 15W-40 CJ-4 is an advanced Low SAPS engine oil specifically engineered for the latest US and European diesel engines with modern exhaust emission control systems, including diesel particulate filters (DPF).

Castrol VECTON 15W-40 CJ-4’s unique System 5 Technology™ adapts to changing engine conditions to help maximise performance in 5 key areas: fuel consumption, oil consumption, oil drain interval, component life and power. It also:
  • Maintains the efficiency of exhaust after-treatment systems ensuring continued compliance with emissions legislation.
  • Provides excellent protection, even under severe conditions.
¹In independent laboratory tests, Castrol VECTON 15W-40 CJ-4 performed up to 40% better than API and ACEA industry standard limits across oil thickening, piston deposits, soot handling and wear and corrosion.

SPECIFICATIONS AND APPROVALS

  • ACEA E7/E9
  • API CJ-4
  • JASO DH-2
  • Renault RLD-3
  • Volvo VDS-4
  • Cat ECF-3
  • Mack EO-O Premium Plus
  • Deutz DCQ III-10-LA

PROBLEMS & SOLUTIONS

1. PROBLEM: OIL THICKENING CAUSES INCREASED FUEL CONSUMPTION.

SOLUTION: Castrol VECTON 15W-40 CJ-4 was tested for its ability to fight oil thickening in an industry standard test for a total of 300 hours and was 67% less thick than the industry limits. Castrol VECTON 15W-40 CJ-4 has superior viscosity control through the drain period, delivering better fuel efficiency.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. MB 228.31
    Severe engine durability test

2. PROBLEM: HARMFUL DEPOSITS BUILD UP AROUND THE PISTON CAUSING INCREASED OIL CONSUMPTION.

SOLUTION: Castrol VECTON 15W-40 CJ-4 was tested for its ability to fight piston deposits in 2 different engines for over 750 hours. Castrol VECTON 15W-40 CJ-4's unique System 5 Technology™ ensured on average 88% less piston deposits than the demanding industry limits, resulting in lower oil consumption.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were: 

API CJ-4
Sooted durability test
Piston cleanliness test

3. PROBLEM: CONTAMINANTS ACCUMULATE IN THE OIL REQUIRING MORE FREQUENT OIL DRAINS.

SOLUTION: When Castrol VECTON 15W-40 CJ-4 was put through 2 industry standard tests, for over 450 hours testing, it was on average 37% better at combating increased levels of harmful contaminants vs the industry benchmark. It delivers superior performance, even under extreme operating conditions, giving the oil a longer useful life in the engine.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. API CJ-4
    2 x Sooted durability tests

4. PROBLEM: INTENSIVE WEAR AND CORROSION REDUCE COMPONENT LIFE.

SOLUTION: Castrol VECTON 15W-40 CJ-4 was tested for its ability to fight wear and corrosion in 3 stringent industry standard tests for over 600 hours. We showed that Castrol VECTON 15W-40 CJ-4 provides a robust oil film enhancing the life of critical engine components, to deliver on average 42% less wear and corrosion on engine parts than the industry limits.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. API CJ-4
    High temperature corrosion

2. MB 228.31
    Severe valve train wear test

3. Volvo VDS-4
    Sooted wear test

5. PROBLEM: OVER TIME, THE SOOT BUILD-UP IN YOUR ENGINE CAUSES POWER LOSS.

SOLUTION: Castrol VECTON 15W-40 CJ-4 was tested for its ability to fight soot abrasive wear in 4 industry standard tests for over 1000 hours. The tests resulted to, on average, 50% less abrasive wear than the industry limit, maintaining your engine power all the way through the drain interval.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. API CJ-4
    Valve train wear test
    Soot abrasive wear

2. MB 228.31
    Severe engine wear test

3. JASO DH-2
    Severe valve train wear test

VECTON 10W-40 LS

CASTROL VECTON 10W-40 LS

CASTROL VECTON 10W-40 LS UP TO 40% BETTER PERFORMANCE¹

New Castrol VECTON 10W-40 LS is an advanced full synthetic low SAPS engine oil specifically engineered for the latest US and European diesel engines with low emission systems, including DPFs. It is suitable for on- and off-highway applications.

Castrol VECTON 10W-40 LS’s unique System 5 Technology™ adapts to changing engine conditions to help maximise performance in 5 key areas: fuel consumption, oil consumption, oil drain interval, component life and power. It also:
  • Maintains the efficiency of exhaust after-treatment systems ensuring continued compliance with emissions legislation.
  • Provides excellent protection, even under severe conditions.
¹In independent laboratory tests, Castrol VECTON 10W-40 LS performed up to 40% better than API and ACEA industry standard limits across oil thickening, piston deposits, soot handling and wear and corrosion.

SPECIFICATIONS AND APPROVALS

  • ACEA E9
  • API CJ-4
  • MB-Approval 228.31
  • MAN M 3275-1
  • Renault RLD-3
  • Volvo VDS-4
  • Cummins CES 20081
  • Cat ECF-3
  • Mack EO-O Premium Plus

PROBLEMS & SOLUTIONS

1. PROBLEM: OIL THICKENING CAUSES INCREASED FUEL CONSUMPTION.

SOLUTION: Castrol VECTON 10W-40 LS was tested for its ability to fight oil thickening in an industry standard test lasting 100 hours and was 68% less thick than the industry limits. Castrol VECTON 10W-40 LS has superior viscosity control through the drain period, delivering better fuel efficiency.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. API CJ-4
    High temperature valve train wear and 
    oxidation test

2. PROBLEM: HARMFUL DEPOSITS BUILD UP AROUND THE PISTON CAUSING INCREASED OIL CONSUMPTION.

SOLUTION: Castrol VECTON 10W-40 LS was tested for its ability to fight piston deposits in 2 engine tests for a total of 700 hours.  Castrol VECTON 10W-40 LS's unique System 5 Technology™ ensured on average 40% less piston deposits  than the demanding industry limits, resulting in lower oil consumption.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. MB 228.31	
    Severe engine durability test

2. Volvo VDS-4	
    Durability test

3. PROBLEM: CONTAMINANTS ACCUMULATE IN THE OIL REQUIRING MORE FREQUENT OIL DRAINS.

SOLUTION: When Castrol VECTON 10W-40 LS was put through 2 industry standard tests over 450 hours testing, it was on average 37% better at combating increased levels of harmful contaminants vs the industry benchmark. It delivers superior performance, even under extreme operating conditions, giving the oil a longer useful life in the engine.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. API CJ-4
    Soot durability tests 

2. ACEA E9
    Soot durability tests 

4. PROBLEM: INTENSIVE WEAR AND CORROSION REDUCE COMPONENT LIFE.

SOLUTION: Castrol VECTON 10W-40 LS was tested for its ability to fight wear and corrosion in 3 industry standard tests for over 750 hours. We showed that Castrol VECTON 10W-40 LS provides a robust oil film enhancing the life of critical engine components, to deliver on average 54% less wear and corrosion on engine parts than the industry limits.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. API CJ-4	
    High temperature corrosion test

2. ACEA E9	
    Severe engine wear test
    Sooted wear test

5. PROBLEM: OVER TIME, THE SOOT BUILD-UP IN YOUR ENGINE CAUSES POWER LOSS.

SOLUTION: Castrol VECTON 10W-40 LS was tested for its ability to fight soot abrasive wear in 4 industry standard tests for a total of 1150 hours. The tests resulted to, on average, 45% less abrasive wear than the industry limit, maintaining your engine power all the way through the drain interval.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. API CJ-4	
    Valve train wear test
    Soot abrasive wear test

2. ACEA E9	
    Severe engine wear test
    Sooted wear test

VECTON LONG DRAIN 10W-40 E7

CASTROL VECTON LONG DRAIN 10W-40 E7

UP TO 40% BETTER PERFORMANCE¹

New Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 E7 is an advanced full synthetic engine oil specifically engineered for extended oil drain up to 100,000km² in modern European diesel engines including Euro IV³, Euro III and Euro II European trucks and buses. It is also suitable for off-road vehicles and equipment.

Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 E7’s unique System V Technology™ adapts to changing engine conditions to help maximise performance in 5 key areas: fuel consumption, oil consumption, oil drain interval, component life and power. It also:
  • Fights harmful acids by maintaining TBN reserve throughout the oil drain.
  • Extends oil drain intervals to help keep vehicles on the road for longer.
  • Is approved by Scania for maximum oil drain up to 120,000km².
¹In independent laboratory tests, Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 E7 performed up to 40% better than API and ACEA industry standard limits across oil thickening, piston deposits, soot handling and wear and corrosion.

²Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 E7 is approved by Mercedes Benz, MAN, Renault, Volvo and Deutz for oil drain up to 100,000 Km, in accordance with their specifications. It is also approved by Scania for oil drain up to 120,000Km, in accordance with their specifications. Actual oil drain depends on engine type, operating conditions, service history, use of on-board diagnostics and fuel quality. Always consult your manufacturer’s handbook.

³Not suitable for Euro IV engines which require low SAPS lubricants. Castrol recommends VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 E6/E9 for these applications.

SPECIFICATIONS AND APPROVALS

  • ACEA E4/E7
  • API CF
  • MB-Approval 228.5
  • MAN M 3277
  • Renault RLD-2
  • Volvo VDS-3
  • Scania LDF-3, can be used in place of LDF-2
  • MTU Oil Category 3
  • Deutz DQC III -10
  • Mack EO-N
  • meets DAF requirements

PROBLEMS & SOLUTIONS

1. PROBLEM: OIL THICKENING CAUSES INCREASED FUEL CONSUMPTION.

SOLUTION: Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 E7 was tested for its ability to fight oil thickening in a severe industry standard test lasting 200 hours and was 70% less thick than the industry limits. Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 E7 has superior viscosity control through the drain period, delivering better fuel efficiency.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. ACEA E7
    Severe engine durability test

2. PROBLEM: HARMFUL DEPOSITS BUILD UP AROUND THE PISTON CAUSING INCREASED OIL CONSUMPTION.

SOLUTION: Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 E7 was tested for its ability to fight piston deposits in 2 industry tests, for over 500 hours.  Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 E7's unique System 5 Technology™ ensured on average 50% less piston deposits and lower oil consumption than the demanding industry limits.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. ACEA E7 and MB 228.5	
    Severe engine durability test

2. API CF	
    High speed piston performance test

3. PROBLEM: CONTAMINANTS ACCUMULATE IN THE OIL REQUIRING MORE FREQUENT OIL DRAINS.

SOLUTION: When Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 E7 was put through 3 industry standard tests for a total of 1000 hours testing, it was on average 75% better at combating increased levels of harmful contaminants vs the industry benchmark. It delivers superior performance, even under extreme operating conditions, giving the oil a longer useful life in the engine.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. MB 228.5, API CI-4 and ACEA E7	
    3 x Severe engine durability tests

4. PROBLEM: INTENSIVE WEAR AND CORROSION REDUCE COMPONENT LIFE.

SOLUTION: Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 E7 was tested for its ability to fight wear and corrosion in 4 industry standard tests for over 1000 hours. We showed that Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 E7 provides a robust oil film enhancing the life of critical engine components, to deliver on average 66% less wear and corrosion on engine parts than the industry limits.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. API CI-4	
    Sooted wear test
    High temperature corrosion test

2. ACEA E7
    Severe engine wear test (1)
    Severe engine wear test (2)

5. PROBLEM: OVER TIME, THE SOOT BUILD-UP IN YOUR ENGINE CAUSES POWER LOSS.

SOLUTION: Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 E7 was tested for its ability to fight soot abrasive wear in a severe industry wear test lasting a total of 200 hours. The tests resulted to 82% less abrasive wear than the industry limit, maintaining your engine power all the way through the drain interval.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. ACEA E7
    Severe engine wear test

VECTON LONG DRAIN 10W-40 LS

CASTROL VECTON LONG DRAIN 10W-40 LS

UP TO 40% BETTER PERFORMANCE¹

New Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 LS is an advanced full synthetic low SAPS engine oil specifically engineered  for extended oil drain up to 100,000km² in latest European diesel engines with modern low emission systems, including DPFs. It is also suitable for older and off-road vehicles.

Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 LS’s unique System 5 Technology™ adapts to changing engine conditions to help maximise performance in 5 key areas: fuel consumption, oil consumption, oil drain interval, component life and power. It also:
  • Fights harmful acids by maintaining TBN reserve throughout the oil drain.
  • Extends oil drain intervals to keep vehicles on the road for longer.
  • Maintains the efficiency of exhaust after-treatment systems ensuring continued compliance with emissions legislation.
¹In independent laboratory tests, Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 LS performed up to 40% better than API and ACEA industry standard limits across oil thickening, piston deposits, soot handling and wear and corrosion.

²Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 LS is approved by Mercedes Benz, MAN, Renault, Volvo and Deutz for oil drain up to 100,000 Km, in accordance with their specifications. Actual oil drain depends on engine type, operating conditions, service history, use of on-board diagnostics and fuel quality. Always consult your manufacturer’s handbook.

SPECIFICATIONS AND APPROVALS

  • ACEA E6/E7
  • API CI-4
  • MB-Approval 228.51
  • MAN M 3477
  • Renault RVI RLD-2
  • Volvo VDS-3
  • Deutz DQC IV-10LA
  • Scania Low Ash

PROBLEMS & SOLUTIONS

1. PROBLEM: OIL THICKENING CAUSES INCREASED FUEL CONSUMPTION.

SOLUTION: Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 LS  was tested for its ability to fight oil thickening in a severe industry standard test lasting 80 hours and was 76% less thick than the industry limits. Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 LS has superior viscosity control through the drain period, delivering better fuel efficiency.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. API CI-4	
    High temperature oxidation test

2. PROBLEM: HARMFUL DEPOSITS BUILD UP AROUND THE PISTON CAUSING INCREASED OIL CONSUMPTION.

SOLUTION: Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 LS was tested for its ability to fight piston deposits in 3 industry tests, lasting for over 1000 hours. Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 LS's unique System 5 Technology™ ensured on average 31% less piston deposits than the demanding industry limits, resulting in lower oil consumption.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. API CI-4	
    Severe engine durability test

2. MB 228.3
    Piston cleanliness test

3. ACEA E7	
    Severe engine wear test

3. PROBLEM: CONTAMINANTS ACCUMULATE IN THE OIL REQUIRING MORE FREQUENT OIL DRAINS.

SOLUTION: When Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 LS  was put through 3 industry standard tests totalling 800 hours testing, it was on average 61% better at combating increased levels of harmful contaminants vs the industry benchmark. It delivers superior performance, even under extreme operating conditions, giving the oil a longer useful life in the engine.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. API CI-4	
    Soot abrasive wear test

2. API CI-4 and ACEA E7	
    Sooted oil test

3. ACEA E7	
    Severe engine wear test

4. PROBLEM: INTENSIVE WEAR AND CORROSION REDUCE COMPONENT LIFE.

SOLUTION: Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 LS was tested for its ability to fight wear and corrosion in 4 industry standard tests for a total of 1068 hours. We showed that Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 LS provides a robust oil film enhancing the life of critical engine components, to deliver on average 41% less wear and corrosion on engine parts than the industry limits.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. API CI-4	
    High temperature corrosion test
    Sooted wear test

2. ACEA E7	
    Severe engine wear test (1)
    Severe engine wear test (2)

5. PROBLEM: OVER TIME, THE SOOT BUILD-UP IN YOUR ENGINE CAUSES POWER LOSS.

SOLUTION: Castrol VECTON Long Drain 10W-40 LS was tested for its ability to fight soot abrasive wear in 2 severe industry wear tests lasting 500 hours. The tests resulted to, on average, 45% less abrasive wear than the industry limit, maintaining your engine power all the way through the drain interval.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. API CI-4	
    Sooted wear test

2. ACEA E7	
    Severe engine wear test

VECTON FUEL SAVER 5W-30 E6/E9

CASTROL VECTON FUEL SAVER 5W-30 E6/E9

UP TO 40% BETTER PERFORMANCE¹

New Castrol VECTON Fuel Saver 5W-30 E6/E9 is a premium full synthetic low SAPS engine oil specifically engineered for better fuel economy in the latest Euro VI diesel engines. It gave up to 1% fuel saving² in a Euro VI engine using the European Transient Cycle test when compared to a modern top tier 15W-40 engine oil. Castrol VECTON Fuel Saver 5W-30 E6/E9 is also suitable for extended service intervals as recommended by many European engine manufacturers, including Mercedes-Benz and Volvo, and is approved for use in MAN Euro VI engines.

Castrol VECTON Fuel Saver 5W-30 E6/E9’s unique System 5 Technology™ adapts to changing engine conditions to help maximise performance in 5 key areas: fuel consumption, oil consumption, oil drain interval, component life and power. It also:
  • Delivers real world fuel savings without compromising engine protection.
  • Fights wear to critical engine components even at low viscosity.
  • Fights piston deposits helping to reduce oil consumption.
  • Fights harmful acids which form during engine operation.
  • Maintains the efficiency of exhaust after-treatment systems ensuring continued compliance with emissions legislation.
¹In independent laboratory tests, Castrol VECTON Fuel Saver 5W-30 E6/E9 performed up to 40% better than API and ACEA industry standard limits across oil thickening, piston deposits, soot handling and wear and corrosion.

²Castrol VECTON Fuel Saver 5W-30 E6/E9 also gave up to 0.72% fuel saving when compared to a 10W-40 in the same test. Actual fuel economy depends on the type of vehicle, the driving style and the driving conditions. Results may vary. 

SPECIFICATIONS AND APPROVALS

  • ACEA E6/E7/E9
  • API CJ-4
  • JASO DH-2
  • MB-Approval 228.51/228.31
  • MAN M 3677, M 3477, M 3271-1
  • Volvo VDS-4/CNG
  • Renault RLD-3
  • Scania Low Ash
  • MTU Oil Category 3.1
  • Cat ECF-3
  • Deutz DQC IV-10 LA
  • Mack EO-N Premium Plus, EO-M Plus, EO-O Premium Plus
  • suitable for Iveco trucks requiring ACEA E6/E7/E9
  • meets DAF PX Euro VI requirements

PROBLEMS & SOLUTIONS

1. FUEL IS A SIGNIFICANT COST TO YOUR BUSINESS.

SOLUTION: We tested VECTON Fuel Saver 5W-30 E6/E9 in a Euro V engine running the European Transient Cycle (ETC). The ETC is recognised in the automotive industry as being representative of real world driving. VECTON Fuel Saver 5W-30 E6/E9 demonstrated up to 1% fuel saving vs a modern top tier 15W-40 and up to 0.72% fuel saving vs a 10W-40.
*European Transient Cycle

2. PROBLEM: OIL THICKENING CAUSES INCREASED FUEL CONSUMPTION.

SOLUTION: Castrol VECTON Fuel Saver 5W-30 E6/E9 was tested for its ability to fight oil thickening in a severe industry standard test lasting 100 hours and was 31% less thick than the industry limits. Castrol VECTON Fuel Saver 5W-30 E6/E9 has superior viscosity control through the drain period, delivering better fuel efficiency.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. API CJ-4	
    High temperature valve train wear and
    oxidation test

3. PROBLEM: HARMFUL DEPOSITS BUILD UP AROUND THE PISTON CAUSING INCREASED OIL CONSUMPTION.

SOLUTION: Castrol VECTON Fuel Saver 5W-30 E6/E9 was tested for its ability to fight piston deposits in 3 industry tests, for over 1000 hours. Castrol VECTON Fuel Saver 5W-30 E6/E9's unique System 5 Technology™ ensured on average 23% less piston deposits than the demanding industry limits, resulting in lower oil consumption.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. API CJ-4	
    Sooted durability test
    Piston cleanliness test

2. ACEA E6	
    Severe engine wear test

4. PROBLEM: CONTAMINANTS ACCUMULATE IN THE OIL REQUIRING MORE FREQUENT OIL DRAINS.

SOLUTION: When Castrol VECTON Fuel Saver 5W-30 E6/E9 was put through 2 industry standard tests, for over 450 hours testing, it was on average 25% better at combating increased levels of harmful contaminants vs the industry benchmark. It delivers superior performance, even under extreme operating conditions, giving the oil a longer useful life in the engine.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. API CJ-4	
    Sooted durability test (1)

2. ACEA E9	
    Sooted durability test (2)

5. PROBLEM: INTENSIVE WEAR AND CORROSION REDUCE COMPONENT LIFE.

SOLUTION: Castrol VECTON Fuel Saver 5W-30 E6/E9 was tested for its ability to fight wear and corrosion in 3 industry standard tests for over 750 hours. We showed that Castrol VECTON Fuel Saver 5W-30 E6/E9 provides a robust oil film enhancing the life of critical engine components, to deliver on average 48% less wear and corrosion on engine parts than the industry limits.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. ACEA E6	
    Severe engine wear test

2. VDS-4	
    Sooted wear test

3. API CJ-4	
    High temperature corrosion test

6. PROBLEM: OVER TIME, THE SOOT BUILD-UP IN YOUR ENGINE CAUSES POWER LOSS.

SOLUTION: Castrol VECTON Fuel Saver 5W-30 E6/E9 was tested for its ability to fight soot abrasive wear in 3 severe industry wear tests lasting 850 hours. The tests resulted to, on average, 30% less abrasive wear than the industry limit, maintaining your engine power all the way through the drain interval.
The tests carried out for each of the industry limits were:

1. ACEA E9	
    Soot abrasive wear test

2. ACEA E6
    Severe engine wear test

3. API CJ-4	
    Valve train wear test