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The new generation of Shell Helix Ultra is our most advanced motor oil ever and offers the most modern industry specs and OEM approvals from manufacturers including Mercedes, Ford, Honda, GM, Chrysler, and Hyundai. The product is formulated using a unique combination of Shell Pure plus Technology with Active Cleansing Technology, yielding a motor oil that delivers even higher levels of cleansing and protection.

We designed Shell Helix Ultra’s performance such that no other motor oil keeps your engine closer to factory clean.

On top of enhanced cleansing, Shell Helix Ultra with Pure plus Technology provides superior wear and corrosion protection, and helps to provide superior resistance to oil degradation beyond the latest industry standards, even at the longest manufacturer-recommended oil drain intervals. For drivers, all of this helps to extend engine life and reduce maintenance costs. 

The lower viscosity oils in the range help with fuel economy too. The benefits vary depending on the viscosity grade, but can deliver up to 3% greater fuel economy. 



  • Provides the best engine protection by continuously removing deposits from dirty engines
  • Up to 37% more protection than other fully synthetic leading brands tested
  • Greater fuel efficiency and easier cold starting
  • Specially selected synthetic base oils reduce oil volatility and therefore oil consumption. The need for top up is therefore reduced
  • Minimizes vibration and engine noise

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