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235.12   Gear oils (Specification 235.12)

The following product list should help you to select the correct operating fluid for your vehicle/major assembly from the variety of products in the market.
We are recommending to use exclusively the products listed in the following overview, because only these products have been tested and approved by Mercedes-Benz.
We recommend using only products
  1. which are distinctly marked with the label indicating the approval of Mercedes-Benz, e.g. “MB-Approval 229.51”. Labels referring e.g. to “MB 229.51” don't have an approval of Mercedes-Benz.
  2. Which are listed in the current MB BeVo. Only listed products are tested and approved by Mercedes-Benz.

Use in commercial vehicle transmissions see Sheet 231.2 (commercial vehicles) The engine oils must be used with a common oil system for transmissions used in tropical countries, and for manual transmissions with a torque converter and clutch unit.

Select Sheet 
Last update: 05/07/2020
Productname 40 90 Principal
Productname 40 90 Principal
FUCHS TITAN UNIVERSAL HD SAE 40 (235.12) x   FUCHS PETROLUB SE, Mannheim/Deutschland
LUBRAX TRM 235.12   x Petrobras Distribuidora S.A., Duque de Caxias/BRAZIL
Mobil Delvac 1340 F2 x   ExxonMobil Oil Corporation, SPRING, Texas/USA
Shell Spirax S2 GD   x Shell International Petroleum Company, LONDON/UNITED KINGDOM
Sinopec Greatwall VGO-B.12 x   Lubricant Company, Sinopec Corp., Beijing/P. R. of CHINA