Shell Helix HX8 0W-20 works hard to offer a high level of protection and cleansing for modern gasoline engines. It helps to reduce engine friction to provide enhanced fuel economy. A smarter choice for extra miles.

Shell Helix HX8 SN Plus works hard to help keep modern engines clean and protected. It helps to prevent the formation of harmful deposits that can lead to performance loss and helps to reduce engine friction to provide enhanced fuel economy. It is particularly suitable for applications in vehicles from Japanese and American manufacturers.

It is also suitable for use in modern direct injection turbocharged gasoline engines where it provides protection against damaging low-speed pre-ignition (LSPI).

Key Features

  • Up to 40% better wear protection1
  • 58% better high temperature deposit control & viscosity stability2
  • 30% faster flow or easier starting and quicker warm-up3


  • ILSAC GF-5

1Compared with specified limits and based on OM646LA engine test and compared with ACEA A3/B4 specification.
2Compared with API SN Specification based on Sequence IIIG engine test and Sequence IIIGA test.
3Based on ASTM D4684 mini-rotary viscometer tests at–30°C comparing Helix HX 8 Synthetic 5W-40 to Helix HX 7 10W-40.

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