ACEA Oil Sequences 2016

This document details the ACEA 2016 European Oil Sequences for Service-fill Oils for Gasoline engines, for Light Duty Diesel engines, for Gasoline & Diesel engines with aftertreatment devices and for Heavy Duty Diesel engines.

These sequences define the minimum quality level of a product for presentation to ACEA members. Performance parameters other than those covered by the tests shown or more stringent limits may be indicated by individual member companies. These sequences will replace the ACEA 2012 sequences as a means of defining engine lubricant quality from 1 December 2016.

The link for registration (page 3) is available at:

In the ACEA European Oil Sequences 2016, in the section on page 3 dealing with 'Certification and Registration', ACEA announced that it "...will introduce a mandatory registration scheme within 2017 and will inform stakeholders about the procedures to be followed for mandatory registration 3 months in advance of the date of mandatory registration".

Unfortunately, the procedures for completing a mandatory registration scheme have been delayed so this is now unlikely to be introduced in 2017. ACEA will inform all stakeholders as soon as possible on a revised timetable.