Synthetic CVT Transmission Fluid
 Synthetic CVT Transmission Fluid

CVT's require a unique transmission fluid with specialized frictional characteristics designed to ensure the belt or chain remains in contact with the pulleys without slipping. AMSOIL Synthetic CVT Fluid provides outstanding metal-to-metal frictional properties and excellent protection and performance for CVTs throughout vehicle manufacturer-recommended drain intervals.

Package sizes include:

1-Quart Bottle
2.5-Gallon Bottle
55-Gallon Drum

Product Code: CVT • Brand: AMSOIL




MSDS Data Sheet

Product Details Tech Data Reviews & Rating

Product Applications
AMSOIL Synthetic CVT Fluid is recommended for belt and chain type continuously variable transmissions requiring the following:

Product Application Specs

  • Audi/Volkswagen TL 52180, G 052 180
  • Dodge/Jeep CVTF+4®, NS-2
  • Ford CVT23, CVT30, MERCON® C
  • GM/Saturn DEX-CVT
  • Honda HMMF, HCF-2
  • Hyundai Genuine CVTF, SP-III
  • Kia SP-III
  • Mercedes-Benz 236.20
  • Mini Cooper EZL 799
  • Mitsubishi CVTF-J1, SP-III
  • Nissan NS-2
  • Subaru Lineartronic® CVTF (P/N K0425Y0710), NS-2
  • Suzuki TC, CVT Green 1, NS-2
  • Toyota TC

*Not for use in eCVTs

Product Description
Continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) create unlimited gear ratios using a belt or chain running between two variable diameter pulleys. CVTs require a unique transmission fluid with specialized frictional characteristics designed to ensure the belt or chain remains in contact with the pulleys without slipping.

AMSOIL Synthetic CVT Fluid provides outstanding metal-to-metal frictional properties and excellent protection and performance for CVTs throughout vehicle manufacturer-recommended drain intervals. It is Warranty Secure and will not void your vehicle’s warranty. AMSOIL Synthetic CVT Fluid is a cost-effective, high-performance alternative to original equipment manufacturer (OEM) fluids.

Field Proven to outperform OEM oil's
Field testing was conducted to compare AMSOIL Synthetic CVT Fluid and Nissan NS-2 CVT Fluid. Four vehicles (two equipped with AMSOIL CVT Fluid and two with Nissan NS-2 CVT Fluid) were driven 100,000 miles before the transmissions were torn down and inspected.

As indicated by the lack of wear in the belt and pulley photos below, AMSOIL CVT Fluid provided outstanding protection throughout the duration of the field trial, proving it is a high-quality replacement for Nissan NS-2 CVT Fluid.

Lab Tested
AMSOIL lab testing also reveals AMSOIL CVT Fluid met, and in some cases surpassed, the protection and performance of Nissan NS-2 CVT Fluid:

• In FZG wear testing (ASTM D5182), Nissan NS-2 achieved a 7 stage pass, while AMSOIL CVT Fluid significantly surpassed it with an 11 stage pass.

• In the JASO LVFA Anti-Shudder Durability Test, AMSOIL CVT Fluid lasted six times longer, translating into improved anti-shudder durability and reduced noise, vibration and harshness.

Excellent Frictional Properties
The metal-to-metal frictional properties between the CVT's belt/chain interface and the pulleys are important, relying on the CVT fluid to prevent slipping. AMSOIL Synthetic CVT Fluid provides exceptional metal-to-metal frictional properties to help prevent belt and chain slipping and help extend transmission life.

Outstanding Wear Protection
AMSOIL Synthetic CVT Fluid is durable. In normal and severe service, it effectively resists wear to the transmission's vital parts, helping achieve long life.

Resists Heat
In elevated heat, Synthetic CVT Fluid's thermally stable formulation guards against the harmful effects of thermal breakdown. It resists the formation of varnish that can threaten transmission performance and life.

Superior Wet-Clutch Performance
AMSOIL Synthetic CVT Fluid provides superior wet-clutch performance for outstanding anti-shudder durability and reduced noise, vibration and harshness.

Service Life
AMSOIL Synthetic CVT Fluid should be changed according to your vehicle manufacturer’s recommendations.

HEALTH & SAFETY
This product is not expected to cause health concerns when used for the intended application and according to the recommendations in the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).

Click here to view the MSDS Data Sheet for AMSOIL CVT.

Keep out of the reach of children. Don't pollute. Return used oil to collection centers.

TYPICAL TECHNICAL PROPERTIES
Synthetic CVT Fluid
CVT
Kinematic Viscosity @ 100°C, cSt (ASTM D445)7.1
Kinematic Viscosity @ 40°C, cSt (ASTM D445)32.8
Viscosity Index (ASTM D2270)187
Flash Point °C (°F) (ASTM D92)212 (414)
Fire Point °C (°F) (ASTM D92)224 (435)
Pour Point °C (°F) (ASTM D97)-45 (-49)
Brookfield Viscosity, cP (ASTM D2983)8779
Foam Tendency (ASTM D892, Sequence I, II, III)0/0, 10/0, 0/0

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Product Name: Synthetic CVT Transmission Fluid
Current Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Total Votes: 6 vote(s)

A Verified Buyer is an individual who has purchased the reviewed product and submitted their review through a specific process that tracks purchase history.Reviewed by Diver Rich: space

Great stuff to use in a subaru cvt transmission

Had a used CVT installed with 10k that developed a shutter at low RPMs. Tried subaru CVT fluid with no change. Instead of replacing CVT decided to try Amsoil. Changed CVT fluid 3 times, four quarts at a time with outstanding results. Shutter disappeared! Any future fluid changes I want to use Amsoil.

Item Reviewed: Synthetic CVT Transmission Fluid

A Verified Buyer is an individual who has purchased the reviewed product and submitted their review through a specific process that tracks purchase history.Reviewed by Squire: space

Best CVT Fluid Out There

I have an 05 Totota Prius and it has 315,000 miles on it. I keep it running "new with all Amsoil Products.The Amsoil CVT fluid gives the transmission the protection it needs for long life.The other Amsoil products I have in it and all my other vehicles and equipment are Air filter,Coolant, Engine oil,Oil and Oil filter,differential fluids,Grease,everything Amsoil has available, I use. Thanks Amsoil For the best products out there. Paul

Item Reviewed: Synthetic CVT Transmission Fluid

A Verified Buyer is an individual who has purchased the reviewed product and submitted their review through a specific process that tracks purchase history.Reviewed by None: space

Made a big difference in CVT Transmission

Used this Synthetic CVT Fluid to replace the OEM fluid in a 2016 Honda HRV and it performed better than I expected, compared to the OEM fluid. First, the Amsoil CVT fluid stopped the annoying "whining" and "over-rev'ing" of the CVT transmission. Second, the transmission shifted smoother, eliminating the jerkiness and delay of shifts that were "normal" with the OEM fluid. Third, transmission ran quieter at highway speeds and especially when shifting through gears to pass on the higway. Finally, the Amsoil CVT fluid resulted in gaining 2-3 MPG , during a 6,000 mile road trip, our average MPG went from 27-28 mpg, up to a surprising 30-31 MPG, for the entire trip. That fact alone was worth the switch to me.

Item Reviewed: Synthetic CVT Transmission Fluid

A Verified Buyer is an individual who has purchased the reviewed product and submitted their review through a specific process that tracks purchase history.Reviewed by David: space

Great fluid for CVT.

Seems to last a little longer than OEM Nissan CVT fluid. I can tell when it needs to be changed when it starts to whine at higher RPMs.

Item Reviewed: Synthetic CVT Transmission Fluid
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