Visco 2000
Multigrade Engine Oil


Visco 2000 is an SAE 15W-40 multigrade engine oil primarily intended for petrol engines, but it is equally suitable for most naturally aspirated and turbocharged diesel engines used in passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. Visco 2000, is based on BP's highly refined base oils together with high technology additives.

Main Benefits

- Excellent resistance to oxidation
- Excellent anti-sludge properties.
- Low ash quality oil minimizes deposit formation
- Excellent multigrade stability in service
- Excellent engine protection against wear and corrosion.
- High detergency / dispersancy properties for improved engine cleanliness


Visco 2000, 15W-40 meets the following major specifications and performance standards ;
- ACEA A3/B3
VW 505 00
MB 229.1


All packages should be stored under cover. Where outside storage is unavoidable drums should be laid horizontally to avoid the possible ingress of water and the obliteration
of drum markings. Products should not be stored above 60C, exposed to hot sun or freezing conditions.

Health, Safety and Environment

Health, safety and environmental information is provided for this product in the Materials Safety Data Sheet. This gives details of potential hazards, precautions and First Aid measures, together with environmental effects and disposal of used products. The British Petroleum Company p.l.c. or its subsidiaries will not accept liability if the product is used other than in the manner or with the precautions or for the purpose/s specified. Before the product is used other than as directed, advice should be obtained from the local BP office.

Typical Characteristics

Test MethodsUnitsGrade :

SAE 15W-40
Density at 15 CISO 3675kg/m3890
ASTM D1298
Kinematic Viscosity at 40 CISO 3104mm2/s112.0
Kinematic Viscosity at 100 CISO 3104mm2/s14.4
Viscosity IndexISO 2909-140
ASTM D2270
Flash Point (PMC)ISO 271C200
Pour PointISO 3016C-27
Total Base NumberASTM D2896mgKOH/g10
Sulphated ashASTM D874%1.3


The above figures are typical of those obtained with normal production tolerance and do not constitute a specification.

This Data sheet and information it contains is considered to be accurate at the date of printing. No warranty or representation, expressed or implied, is made as to the accuracy or completeness of the data and information contained in this publication.

The Seller shall not be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from any hazards or risks identified in the data sheet and which are associated with petroleum products concerned (provided that this disclaimer shall not affect any statutory rights of the Buyer of the petroleum products concerned).
It is the User's obligation to evaluate and use products safely and within the scope advised in the data sheet and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. No statement made in this publication shall be construed as a permission, recommendation or authorisation given or implied to practice any patented invention without a valid licence.Lubricants UK Limited
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Date Created: 18/05/1993 10:30:02 Last Modified:04/12/2006