Packshot of Shell Helix Ultra A5/B5 0W-30


Fully synthetic motor oil – Tailored to meet engine manufacturers’ special requirements.

Today’s vehicles need a motor oil that keeps pace with their changing demands and does more to improve performance and engine life. This is why Shell came up with an entirely new way to produce synthetic base oils, made from natural gas with our patented Shell PurePlus Technology.  

Shell Helix Ultra is a range of top-tier motor oil that is formulated using the unique Shell PurePlus Technology, yielding a motor oil that actively helps keep engines clean.  Active Cleansing Technology has always been at the heart of Shell Helix. Starting with the unique Shell PurePlus Technology allows the product to provide even higher levels of cleansing and protection. 

Shell Helix Ultra A5/B5 0W-30 provides:

  • Unsurpassed sludge protection – no other motor oil can keep your engine closer to factory clean1 
  • Low viscosity and low friction characteristics for up to 3% greater fuel economy
  • Excellent wear and corrosion protection
  • Easier cold starting4 
  • For gasoline, diesel and gas engines; also suitable for biodiesel and gasoline/ethanol blends

Specifications: API SL; ACEA A5/B5


1 Based on Sequence VG sludge test results using 0W-40. 
2 Based on ACEA M 111 fuel economy results compared with the industry reference oil. 
3 Compared with ACEA A5/B5 and API SL specifications and based on OM646LA and Sequence VII engine tests carried out at an independent laboratory. 
4 Compared with higher-viscosity oils.