Oils for new cars have specifications that can be found in the catalog look up. If your car does not have oil specifications, please check your owner's manual for the right type and weight of oil.
There are four main categories of engine oil: Synthetic, high-mileage, conventional and diesel. Synthetic oils were developed most recently, offering higher quality at a premium price.
When your engine deserves the very best, trust synthetic. Synthetic oil helps to prolong your engine life, performs better at all temperatures and requires less frequent oil changes. That means more money in your pocket.
For years, you’ve depended on the power of Castrol SYNTEC to outperform conventional motor oils. Now, we’ve reformulated SYNTEC to outperform even itself:
For over 100 years, Castrol has been the technology leader in motor oil. In 2009, Castrol once again raised the bar for motor oil by launching a new, advanced synthetic called Castrol EDGE. Now, we proudly introduce our most advanced motor oil ever: Castrol EDGE with Titanium Fluid Strength Technology.Why is Edge Castrol’s most advanced motor oil?
If you want total engine protection, excellent fuel economy and a product recommended for applications under warranty, you want Mobil 1. The world's leading synthetic motor oil, it features a proprietary SuperSyn anti-wear technology that provides performance beyond conventional motor oils. Technology that allows Mobil 1 to exceed the toughest standards of Japanese, European and U.S. car builders -- and to provide exceptional protection against engine wear, under normal or even the most extreme conditions.Benefits:
You've never seen an oil like this before. Mobil 1 Extended Performance is a high-endurance motor oil designed for longer service intervals. It is a fully synthetic formulation that helps extend engine life, reduce oil breakdown and minimize engine wear -- all while helping to keep your engine clean. Improvements that add up to exceptional protection for 15,000 miles. Guaranteed.Benefits:
Mobil 1 Advanced Fuel Economy, available in a 0W-20 and 0W-30 viscosity, provides faster lubrication and less viscous drag than higher viscosity oils. It offers the best fuel economy in the Mobil 1 line.How does it help maximize engine efficiency?
Modern automobile gasoline engines have an efficiency of about 15%. The remainder of the energy (about 85%) is unused and rejected as heat in the exhaust gases or consumed by the motor in the form of friction.
There are 4 key areas in any engine where energy loss occurs:
A full-synthetic engine oil designed to help extend engine life, Mobil Super Synthetic provides outstanding engine protection in a wide variety of weather, temperatures, and driving conditions for vehicles of all ages. It outperforms our conventional and synthetic blend engine oils.
PEAK Performance Full Synthetic Motor Oils are formulated with high quality synthetic base stocks and are fortified with an advanced additive technology to provide maximum protection for today's modern engines. PEAK Performance Full Synthetic Motor Oils exceeds US and European industry standards. PEAK Performance Professional Full Synthetic Motor Oil is available in four viscosity grades: SAE 0W-20, SAE 5W-20, SAE 5W-30 and SAE 10W-30.Benefits:
Royal Purple Motor Oil delivers superior protection, increases horsepower and torque, saves fuels and reduces heat, wear and emissions. It has unsurpassed oxidation stability that allows for extended oil drains and fewer oil changes, which saves you time and money and reduces the impact on the environment.
Royal Purple’s performance advantages come from a blend of synthetic oils plus Royal Purple’s proprietary Synerlec technology. Royal Purple Motor Oil is compatible with other mineral and synthetic motor oils. It’s available in 5W20, 5W30, 10W30, 10W40, 15W40, and 20W50 weights.
Delivers the ultimate motor oil protection and performance. Compared to conventional oils, SynPower:
SynPower Full Synthetic delivers superior engine protection by fighting the three major causes of engine stress: heat, deposits and wear. That's because SynPower is the only leading full synthetic formulated with more durable anti-wear additives that stay in the oil longer. When you want to keep your engine running its best, choose the ultimate protection found in SynPower Full Synthetic.
Premium chemistry and full synthetic base oils help SynPower deliver the ultimate protection against heat. SynPower is formulated with full synthetic base oil and premium chemistry that stands-up to extreme temperatures. SynPower flows when the engine is cool, and maintains its protection barrier as engine temperatures rise.
Your engine needs a little extra attention once it passes 75,000 miles. High-mileage oil contains special additives tailored to address the needs of older engines, which often are more prone to general wear-and-tear.
Conventional oils may not do enough to protect high mileage vehicles. As the miles add up, Castrol GTX High Mileage helps extend engine life by addressing the key problems that may impact your high mileage vehicle.Castrol GTX High Mileage Helps Extend Engine Life
As an engine gets older gaskets become brittle, seals deteriorate and oil burns faster. Castrol GTX High Mileage helps extend engine life. It provides superior oil burn off protection versus leading conventional oils and fights the main causes of engine failure: deposits and wear.GTX High Mileage provides complete protection:
As your engine ages, seals deteriorate, oil burn-off increases and sludge can build up, which can all result in a decrease in engine performance and, ultimately, reduce engine life. It is designed especially for engines where conventional oil has been used.
As your engine ages, seals deteriorate, oil burn-off increases and sludge can build up, which can all result in a decrease in engine performance and, ultimately, reduce engine life. Mobil 1 High Mileage 5W-30 is designed to maximize engine performance and help extend engine life.
Mobil 1 High Mileage motor oil is designed especially for engines where conventional oil has been used, and where these conditions have been experienced:
Mobil 1 High Mileage is designed for higher mileage vehicles and to provide the following benefits:
Uniquely formulated to help extend engine life in vehicles with more than 75,000 miles, Mobil Super High Mileage contains seal conditioners to help prevent engine leaks and reduce oil consumption.
Fight the Four Major Causes of Engine Breakdown - Leaks, Deposits, Sludge, and Friction. MaxLife's approach to maximize engine life:
Keeping your higher mileage car on the road means doing everything you can to protect it from engine breakdown.
MaxLife motor oil extends the life of higher mileage engines by fighting the four major causes of breakdown - leaks, deposits, sludge and friction. The synthetic blend formula contains our Multi-Life™ additive system designed to combat these problems unique to older engines. In fact, no leading conventional motor oil is formulated to protect higher mileage engines better.
Give your higher mileage car or truck the extra protection it needs to keep running for a long, long time. Switch to MaxLife today.
Advanced technology creates a recycled oil to maximize high-mileage engine life while reducing environmental impact
Looking for high quality but at a value price? Conventional oil is a compelling option to synthetic. Take a look at these top brands.
Mobil Super, our premium conventional engine oil, offers proven protection to help extend engine life. Designed to help protect against sludge and engine wear, Mobil Super contains more cleaning additives than our basic conventional engine oil to help keep engines clean.
PEAK® PERFORMANCE MULTIGRADE MOTOR OIL is formulated with an advanced additive technology and premium base oils for high performance and longer engine life. PEAK PERFORMANCE MULTIGRADE MOTOR OIL is formulated to exceed the toughest automotive standards for outstanding engine protection and performance in today's advanced engine designs.Benefits:
Most companies test their oil before it goes in the bottle. Quaker State tests their oil after it’s gone through thousands of miles of real-world torture. And used Quaker State Advanced Durability still passes critical tests brand -new oil, even when it’s ready to be replaced.
Quaker State Advanced Durability motor oil:
Specially formulated for the full life of the engine, Valvoline's unique multi-viscosity formula helps to:
Valvoline offers a full line of premium conventional motor oils that are specially formulated for the full life of the engine. Valvoline's conventional motor oil product line comes in both multi-viscosity and mono-grade formulations. Multi-viscosity grades provide protection in all climates while mono-grade oils are formulated for warmer conditions. All Valvoline oils are formulated with advanced additive technology and premium base oils for high performance and an enhanced engine life.
Breakthrough formula delivers 100% Valvoline protection while reducing environmental impact.
Choose oils that go the distance. Our top brands of diesel oil provide superior performance for engines operating under the most severe conditions.
CASTROL TECTION EXTRA IS ENGINEERED TO EXCEED THE 12 DIMENSIONS OF ENGINE PROTECTION
Modern engines run under harsher conditions than ever before, that's why Castrol Tection Extra is engineered to deliver 12 benefits in 1 formulation. Whether running an on road fleet or off road equipment, Tection Extra's Maximum Protection 12 formulation is a multi-benefit solution that provides 12 ways to protect your engine from the stress and strain of a harsh operating environment. It exceeds the demands of OEM specifications for Caterpillar, Cummins, Detroit Diesel, Mack and Volvo, as well as the toughest industry standards for wear protection and soot management.
Take Advantage of 12 Benefits in 1 Solution:
Selecting an engine oil involves more than just the price of the lubricant. The engine oil you choose can have a tremendous impact on maintenance costs, engine life, and equipment availability.
Delo 400 Multigrade is a smart investment because it significantly reduces the possibility of engine failure due to poor lubrication. It combines ISOSYN® technology and advanced additives to disperse soot, control deposits, and significantly slow engine wear. It provides a cost-effective solution to keeping your vehicles in operation, day to day and year after year. This means real savings for your business. Delo 400 is as much a business solution as a proven performer in hardworking equipment.
Extra High Performance Diesel Engine Oil
Mobil Delvac 1300 Super 10W-30 and 15W-40 are extra high performance diesel engine oils that help extend engine life in the most severe on and off-highway applications while delivering outstanding performance in modern, high-output, low-emission engines including those with Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) and Aftertreatment Systems with Diesel Particulate Filters (DPFs) and Diesel Oxidation Catalysts (DOCs). Fully backwards compatible, Mobil Delvac 1300 Super will also deliver the same exceptional performance in older conventional engines. As a result, they meet or exceed the requirements of the API CJ-4, CI-4 PLUS and CH-4 service categories as well as key Original Equipment Manufacture (OEM) requirements for 2007 engines.
Mobil Delvac 1300 Super is the result of extensive cooperative development work with major OEMs and is recommended for use in a wide range of heavy duty applications and operating environments found in the trucking, mining, construction, quarrying, and agricultural industries. These products will provide outstanding protection in the most demanding diesel engines of Caterpillar, Cummins, Detroit Diesel, Mack, Mercedes Benz, Navistar, Volvo, and others. Mobil Delvac 1300 Super also meets the requirements of the API SM specification for gasoline engines and mixed fleets.
Features and Benefits
As engine designs change in response to tougher emissions restrictions imposed by the EPA, the performance demand on engine lubricants likewise increases in order to compensate for the harsher environments that new engine designs bring with them. New engines (model-year 2007 and beyond) will come equipped with aftertreatment devices installed in the engine exhaust stream which will require the use of both API CJ-4 oils and ultra-low sulfur fuels to function properly. Additionally, new engines using EGR will generate even higher levels of acid, soot and heat than older EGR engines due to substantially increased EGR rates compared to previous EGR designs.
Mobil Delvac 1300 Super 10W-30 and 15W-40 are formulated with a) optimized baseoil technology containing severely hydroprocessed base stocks, b) patented Trimer* additive technology and c) a mixed detergent system to deliver cutting-edge performance in both new and older engines. In addition to assuring excellent control of oil thickening due to soot build-up and outstanding TBN retention for long drain intervals, Mobil Delvac 1300 Super's advanced technology also provides outstanding resistance to oil consumption, oxidation, corrosive and abrasive wear, and high temperature deposits.
* Trimer additive technology is a patented additive technology that imparts outstanding wear performance, effective oxidation resistance and improved frictional properties while contributing little to the overall ash content enabling Mobil Delvac 1300 Super to deliver performance beyond the boundaries of industry requirements of API CJ-4.
Advantages and Potential Benefits
Shell Rotella® T1 is an easy-flow monograde providing quality lubrication and consistent performance with well-proven performance additives to fight engine corrosion and wear.
Excellent wear protection that promotes engine durability, through:
Shell Rotella® T Triple Protection oils provide triple action to help control wear, deposits and emissions to continuously adapt to the needs of your engine for protection in on-and-off highway applications. It meets or exceeds API CJ-4 requirements, and is designed to provide extra performance. Shell Rotella® T Triple Protection® performs well in both older and new engines.
TRIPLE PROTECTION® TECHNOLOGY
Triple Protection® technology builds on the traditional strengths of wear protection and engine cleanliness in Shell Rotella® T, but it also protects diesel particulate filters (DPFs) against buildup of harmful deposits. And it provides outstanding viscosity control with exceptional product durability. This technology has been proven in over 50 million miles of durability testing.
ENERGIZED PROTECTION™ AGAINST WEAR
Proven in the lab: Shell Rotella® T Triple Protection® oils provide on average 50%* lower wear in industry-recognized engine tests. In seven out of seven tests designed to measure wear in six key areas of the engine, there was significantly improved wear protection (see chart). Maximum wear merits demonstrated in Cummins ISM engine test(1400 out of 1400). *Range of 27% - 88%
Proven on the road: Just as important as any lab test, Shell Rotella® T Triple Protection® has proven itself where our customers say it matters most – on the road. In 50 million miles of on-highway and off-road testing with some of our leading fleet customers, this formulation has demonstrated significantly improved wear protection. There was significantly lower wear on the road: Up to 38% less iron wear than Shell Rotella® T CI-4 PLUS SAE 15W-40 and up to 22% less iron wear than Shell Rotella® T3 SAE 15W-40 CJ-4.
ENERGIZED PROTECTION™ AGAINST WEAR
The performance benefits of the unique combination of dispersants and detergents, boosted by the use of the dualfunction additive component, are seen in enhanced engine cleanliness and viscosity control compared to previous generation oils (API CI-4 PLUS).
Deposit and sludge control: Our formula contains more dispersant molecules to control sludge and more antioxidant molecules to control deposits, as demonstrated in the laboratory and in the field.
Piston cleanliness: Our Triple Protection® technology features a unique, exclusive detergent system, specifically designed to control piston deposits in the hotter environments of latemodel engines, as well as provide exceptional piston cleanliness in older engines.
Improved cleanliness: In the Caterpillar 1R engine test, Shell Rotella® T Triple Protection® shows clear visible improvements compared to previous-generation oils.
ENERGIZED PROTECTION™ AGAINST EMISSIONS
Shell Rotella® T Triple Protection® helps control vehicle emissions in two ways: 1) by reducing the rate of lubricant-related DPF blockage compared to API CI-4 PLUS oils, and 2) by virtue of the improved wear and exceptional cleanliness, helping engines maintain efficient combustion. Minimizing DPF blockage also helps maintain fuel economy, thus further helping control exhaust-gas emissions.
Shell Rotella® T6 Full Synthetic oil features an advanced multi-functional, low-ash additive technology in a synthetic base oil designed to provide highly responsive protection that continuously adapts to your driving conditions.
Use of selected low-viscosity synthetic base oils further energizes the oil’s protective capability that promotes fuel-economy performance with no compromise in durability. Shell Rotella® T6 can contribute in many ways:
Shell Rotella® T6 builds on our commitment to providing innovative solutions to meet the technical and operational needs of your equipment. *Compared with Shell Rotella® T Triple Protection® SAE 15W-40 engine oil.
PROTECTION AGAINST WEAR
Shell Rotella® T6 delivers 34% better wear performance on average compared to the previous API CI-4 PLUS 5W-40 formulation. In seven out of seven industry-standard, diesel-engine wear test measurements, Shell Rotella® T6 outperformed the previous formulation.
Protecting the performance of your exhaust-emissions control systems is not only important for your vehicles to comply with legislative requirements, but also to promote efficient operations. For instance, blocked diesel particulate filters (DPF) can actually increase fuel consumption. Shell Rotella® T6 is formulated with reduced levels of ash, phosphorous and sulfur to help maintain the efficiency of the latest vehicle-emissions technologies. Meeting the ash, phosphorous and sulfur requirements of API CJ-4, Shell Rotella® T6 has been tested and proven to protect your vehicle.
IMPROVED HIGH/LOW-TEMPERATURE PROTECTION
Shell Rotella® T6 provides extra protection against breakdown by heat and offers up to 70% better oxidation resistance, compared to conventional Shell Rotella® T3 15W-40 API CJ-4 oil. Shell Rotella® T6 5W-40 provides excellent low-temperature flow, even at -30ºF.
At lower temperatures, using Shell Rotella® T6 5W-40 can help your engine start more easily than using a 15W-40 viscosity- grade product. Shell Rotella® T6 5W-40 can help protect the durability of the starter and battery in harsh winter climates.
UNSURPASSED SHEAR STABILITY
Shell Rotella® T6 5W-40 provides unsurpassed protection against shear-stability degradation, compared to the leading competitive API CJ-4 5W-40 products. An extremely shear-stable product helps maintain consistent viscosity and oil pressure in the engine.
YOUR PROTECTION - OUR EXPERIENCE
Shell Rotella® T6 has special molecules that resist compression to keep moving parts separated, reducing wear. The antiwear booster provides extra protection against wear in highly stressed areas of the engine.
PROTECTION AGAINST SOOT
Shell Rotella® T6 helps control the impact of soot on your engine through increased levels of high-performance ashless chemistry that keeps soot particles apart — up to 36% improvement in soot control at typical engine-oil-soot levels.* This helps keep the oil free flowing for good startup and continued energy efficiency, and helps prevent sludge, deposits and wear. *Compared to Shell Rotella® T Triple Protection® 15W-40 at typical end-of-drain soot levels, based on MACK T-11 soot-test analysis.
Advanced lubricant protection for diesel engines. The Premium Blue Advantage: