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Choosing the Right 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.

  • Pennzoil
  • Castrol
  • Mobil 1
  • PEAK
  • Royal Purple
  • Valvoline
  • Shell
  • Quaker State
  • Motorcraft
  • Mobil Super
  • Pennzoil
  • Castrol
  • Mobil 1
  • PEAK
  • Pennzoil
  • Castrol
  • Mobil 1
  • PEAK
  • Royal Purple
  • Valvoline
  • Shell
  • Quaker State
  • Motorcraft
  • Mobil Super
  • Pennzoil
  • Castrol
  • Mobil 1
  • PEAK

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.

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Castrol Edge with SYNTEC Technology

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:

  • In extreme tests, Castrol EDGE with SYNTEC Power Technology maintained maximum horsepower 30% longer than Castrol SYNTEC
  • New, powerful dispersant molecule suspends particles to fight power-robbing deposits
  • Improved formula continues to keep the engine running at peak power longer
  • Castrol EDGE with SYNTEC Power Technology performs better than conventional oil in the toughest industry tests
  • Superior protection against deposits. Corrosive particles such as acid, soot and oxidized fuel fragments can cause costly damage to critical engine parts
  • Powerful Additive Package that neutralizes corrosive particles, preventing them from grouping together and forming deposits
  • Neutralizes acids in your engine that can cause rust and corrosion on vital engine parts such as cylinders, bearings and hydraulic valve lifters
  • Provides Stability & Endurance under extreme conditions (heat, load, speed) that can cause conventional oils to break down
  • Delivers the ultimate performance under high-temperature conditions: unsurpassed protection against volatility burn-off and viscosity increase
  • Fully compatible with all conventional and synthetic oils. Can be used with confidence in every gasoline engine passenger car, new or old, regardless of oil previously used

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Castrol EDGE (with Titanium Fluid Strength Technology)

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?
  • In extreme tests, Castrol EDGE with Titanium Fluid Strength Technology maintained maximum horsepower 60% longer than Castrol SYNTEC
  • Power = strongest dispersants to remove power-robbing deposits
  • Performance = strongest oxidation control to provide longest wear protection
  • Protection = Lowest volatility for maximum | performance during the entire drain interval
  • An advanced proprietary formula that provides performance and protection in extreme conditions such as towing, hauling, high and low temperatures, rapid acceleration and stop-and-go traffic
  • Performance and protection that outperforms conventional, high mileage and synthetic blend motor oils
  • Fully compatible with all conventional and synthetic oils

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Mobil 1

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.

  • Outstanding wear protection
  • Excellent high- and low-temperature performance
  • Pours at temperatures as low as -53ºF and protects at oil temperatures as high as 400ºF
  • Improved protection against sludge and harmful deposits
  • Excellent fuel economy benefits (specific grades/viscosities)

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Mobil 1 Extended Performance

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.

  • Guaranteed performance and protection for up to 15,000 miles
  • Mobil 1 technology designed for today’s longer service intervals
  • Proprietary fully synthetic, enhanced formulation to help keep your engine strong under extended oil change conditions
  • Helps extend engine life by reducing wear and oil breakdown
  • Mobil 1 technology has been field tested over the last 30 years in the most severe driving conditions
  • Suitable for cars, vans and light trucks

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Mobil 1 Advanced Fuel Economy

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:

  • The Valve Train, energy loss occurs in the camshaft bearings a also in the contact area between the valve and lifter. During warm-up, Mobil 1 Advanced Fuel Economy flows faster because of its lower viscosity to minimize metal to metal contact to reduce friction and wear.
  • The Piston and Cylinder, energy is lost at the piston liner interface during the combustion cycle and especially before and after the midstroke. Mobil 1 Advanced Fuel Economy works to reduce friction at points of contact between the piston compression rings and cylinder walls.
  • In the oil pump, energy loss occurs due to rotational energy consumed by pumping heavier viscosity oils (10W-30, 10W-40, 20W-50), particularly during warm-up. During the warm up phase, the Mobil 1 fully synthetic formulation because of its lower viscosity flows more easily through the oil pump, requiring less energy to pump the oil to the critical engine parts.
  • The main bearings and connecting rod bearings are two areas where friction abounds. Mobil 1 Advanced Fuel Economy’s synthetic base stock composition ensures low traction (internal fluid friction) to further contribute to improved engine efficiency.

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Mobil Super Synthetic

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.


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PEAK Performance Full Synthetic

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.

  • Exceeds North American warranty requirements for U.S., European and Japanese cars and light trucks with gasoline and gasoline turbo charged engines
  • Protection against high temperature deposits that can damage your engine
  • Reduced friction and wear at engine start-up in cold weather
  • Maximum protection against viscosity breakdown
  • Protects engines under demanding stop and go driving conditions
  • Meets the highest U.S. standards for automotive engine wear protection
  • Protects against the formation of sludge and varnish deposits on engine parts

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Pennzoil Platinum Full Synthetic (with superior3 active cleansing agents)
  • Keeps pistons up to 40% cleaner than the toughest industry standard
  • Cleans out engine sludge better than Pennzoil Gold™ and Pennzoil® conventional

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Pennzoil Ultra-Class Full Synthetic (with Hyper Cleansing Technology™)
  • Nothing keeps your engine closer to factory clean
  • Dramatically cleaner pistons than required by industry standards

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Royal Purple High Performance

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.


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Valvoline SynPower Full Synthetic

Delivers the ultimate motor oil protection and performance. Compared to conventional oils, SynPower:

  • Provides excellent engine cleanliness through superior sludge and varnish protection
  • Helps reduce engine wear at high temperatures with improved viscosity stability
  • Provides outstanding high-temperature protection under severe driving conditions
  • Provides superior cold-temperature protection through faster oil flow at start-up
  • Provides more durable anti-wear additives which remain in the oil longer for outstanding protection against friction and wear
  • Helps maintain fuel efficiency for the life of the oil (applies to 5W30 and 10W30 grades)
  • Is fully compatible with all conventional and leading synthetic motor oils

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.

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Castrol GTX High Mileage
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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:
  • Superior oil burn-off protection versus leading conventional oils
  • Superior detergency that fights deposit build up
  • Seal conditioners to help reduce leaks
  • Advanced additives that minimize engine wear

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Mobil 1 High Mileage

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:

  • Severe Service
  • Extended Oil Drains
  • Poor Maintenance
  • Multiple Owners

Mobil 1 High Mileage is designed for higher mileage vehicles and to provide the following benefits:

  • Extra anti-wear additive helps protect critical engine parts
  • Reduces the sludge and deposits that conventional oils can leave behind
  • Contains a special seal conditioner to help recondition seals and prevent leaks
  • Higher viscosity formula helps reduce oil burn-off and leakage

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Mobil Super High Mileage

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.


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Pennzoil High Mileage (with active cleansing agents)
  • Cleans out up to 40% of engine sludge in the 1st oil change
  • Helps reduce leaks and burn-off in worn or high mileage engines

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Valvoline MaxLife

Fight the Four Major Causes of Engine Breakdown - Leaks, Deposits, Sludge, and Friction. MaxLife's approach to maximize engine life:

  • Special seal conditioners rejuvenate seals within the engine block to help prevent oil leaks that lead to sludge and deposits
  • Anti-oxidant additives reduce oil viscosity breakdown to help prevent engine-clogging sludge and deposit formation
  • Detergents chemically bond with and remove existing sludge and deposits
  • Additional friction-reducing additives help reduce abrasion within engine
  • Anti-wear agents help prevent engine damage

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.


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Valvoline NextGen Max Life

Advanced technology creates a recycled oil to maximize high-mileage engine life while reducing environmental impact

  • Advanced technology re-refines recycled oil just like crude oil refining to remove impurities, contaminants and depleted additives, creating oil with the same performance qualities as oil from crude oil refining
  • Exceeds all industry specifications for protection, performance and durability
  • Requires less energy and resources to manufacture than regular oil
  • Valvoline's rigorous quality control process assures that it is as good as the day it was first refined
  • Special additives fight the major causes of high mileage engine breakdown - leaks, friction, deposits and sludge
  • MaxLife NextGen formulation is available in 5W20, 5W30, 10W30 and 10W40 grades
  • Valvoline is proud to offer the Valvoline Engine Guarantee as a statement of MaxLife NextGen quality

Looking for high quality but at a value price? Conventional oil is a compelling option to synthetic. Take a look at these top brands.

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Castrol GTX Conventional
  • Superior deposit protection
  • Castrol GTX exceeds demanding U.S. high shear and stay-in-grade requirements for viscosity breakdown protection and exceeds the demanding U.S. requirements for viscosity breakdown in every grade
  • Engineered to provide maximum protection against viscosity and thermal breakdown
  • Anti-oxidants, detergents and dispersants provide unsurpassed protection against thermal breakdown
  • Exceeds passenger car and gasoline light truck requirements for the protection of gasoline and turbocharged engines

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Mobil Super

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.

  • Unique formulation proven to help extend engine life
  • Proven protection against sludge and engine wear
  • Contains 15 percent more cleaning additives than our basic conventional motor oil to help prevent the formation of sludge and harmful deposits

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PEAK Performance Multigrade

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.

  • Meets passenger car and light-duty truck manufacturers' warranty requirements
  • Low friction formula helps improve gas mileage (SAE 5W-20, 5W-30 and 10W-30)
  • Protects engines under demanding stop and go driving conditions
  • Meets the highest U.S. standards for automotive engine wear protection
  • Protects against the formation of sludge and varnish deposits on engine parts

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Pennzoil Conventional (with active cleansing agents)
  • Cleans out up to 40% of engine sludge in the 1st oil change

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Quaker State Advanced Durability

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:

  • Minimizes friction-related wear 2x better than the wear standard set by top American and Japanese automotive manufacturers
  • Meets or exceeds latest oil standards for protection under high temperature and severe service conditions

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Valvoline Premium Conventional

Specially formulated for the full life of the engine, Valvoline's unique multi-viscosity formula helps to:

  • Keep the engine clean by minimizing deposit formation
  • Reduce oil consumption by fighting volatility and oil evaporation
  • Resist oil thickening by providing enhanced oxidation control
  • Improve gas mileage in the lower viscosity grades (5W20, 5W30 and 10W30) by reducing friction
  • Provide thorough anti-wear protection exceeding current U.S., Japanese and European wear tests for gasoline and gasoline turbo-charged engines where each grade is specified
  • Valvoline's line of multi-viscosity oils include the following grades: 5W20, 5W30, 10W30, 10W40, 15W40 and 20W50

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.


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Valvoline NextGen Conventional

Breakthrough formula delivers 100% Valvoline protection while reducing environmental impact.

  • Advanced technology re-refines recycled oil just like crude oil refining to remove impurities, contaminants and depleted additives, creating oil with the same performance qualities as oil from crude oil refining
  • Exceeds all industry specifications for protection, performance and durability
  • Requires less energy and resources to manufacture than regular oil
  • Valvoline's rigorous quality control process assures that it is as good as the day it was first refined
  • Maximum engine protection and deposit prevention
  • NextGen is available in 5W20, 5W30, 10W30 and 10W40 grades
  • Valvoline is proud to offer the Valvoline Engine Guarantee as a statement of NextGen quality

Choose oils that go the distance. Our top brands of diesel oil provide superior performance for engines operating under the most severe conditions.

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Castrol Tection Extra


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:

  • Reduced Piston Deposits— Keeps engine performance at peak level and reduces oil consumption
  • Decreased Corrosion— Protects engine surfaces from harmful corrosion and helps extend engine life
  • Improved Soot Management and Low Ash Technology— Reduces soot related oil thickening and helps reduce engine wear
  • Reduced Valve Train Wear— Protects the life and power of an engine
  • Increased Ring Wear Protection— Reduces oil consumption and protects an engine's performance and compression
  • Decreased Oil Consumption— Diminishes the need for top up and reduces emissions
  • Superior Shear Stability— Protects against excessive viscosity loss
  • Improved Deposit Protection— Fights deposit formation to maintain a clean engine
  • Enhanced Protection from Filter Plugging— Reduces the chance of long–term particulate engine damage
  • Outstanding Cold Pumpability— Protects engines during start–up in cold weather
  • Advanced Oxidation Control— Counters deposit build up and increases oil life
  • Increased Aeration Protection— Ensures optimum engine performance

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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.


  • Meets or Exceeds Global DHD-1 Specification and all major Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) requirements, and delivers consistent quality and performance regardless where purchased
  • ISOSYN Technology and Unique Additives produce an engine oil that cost-effectively disperses soot and minimizes oxidation to extend drain interval capabilities, increase oil filter life, and resist bearing corrosion
  • Cost-effectively Rivals Performance of Synthetic Oils, including pumping ability at low temperatures
  • Universal Formulation provides excellent overall performance in mixed fleets of different engine designs—even service fleets across multiple worldwide locations
  • A Smart Investment, Delo 400 improves bottom line operating results through reduced long-term product costs, decreased maintenance and prolonged engine life


  • Mixed fleets of European, North American and/or Japanese diesel engines (high-speed, four-stroke, turbocharged or naturally aspirated)
  • Commercial road transport, including vehicles with the latest electronically-controlled engines and those designed to meet Euro 3 emissions standards
  • Stop-and-go vehicles in high soot loading service such as buses and waste collection trucks
  • Off-highway vehicles and plant machinery
  • Tractors and farm machinery
  • Power generation sets
  • Mobile hydraulic systems (where oil type and viscosity are appropriate)

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Mobil Delvac 1300 Super

Extra High Performance Diesel Engine Oil

Product Description

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.


  • Superior soot-viscosity control
  • Outstanding thermal and oxidative stability
  • Excellent oil consumption control
  • Outstanding TBN reserves
  • Stay-in-grade shear stability
  • Excellent low temperature pumpability
  • Superb resistance to corrosive and abrasive wear
  • Component compatibility
  • Meets demanding specifications of key OEMs and latest API gasoline service category

Advantages and Potential Benefits

  • Greater engine efficiency, long engine life and long oil life
  • Reduced low temperature sludge build-up and high temperature deposits
  • Lower oil costs due to less make-up oil during operation
  • Improved corrosion protection and extended drain intervals for both new and old engines using either low (500ppm) or ultra-low (15ppm) sulfur diesel fuel
  • Maintains viscosity in severe, high temperature service for greater wear protection and long engine life
  • Faster oil flow and reduced wear during engine start-up in low temperatures
  • Long life of critical wear surfaces
  • Long gasket, seal, and aftertreatment (DPF and DOC) life
  • One engine oil for mixed fleet operations


  • Specifically recommended for the latest low-emissions, high performance diesel applications equipped with aftertreatment systems using Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC) technologies.
  • Recommended for high-performance diesel applications including turbo-charged designs featuring EGR Technology and diesel applications using older, naturally aspirated conventional designs.
  • On-highway heavy-duty trucking and off-highway including: construction, mining, quarrying, and agriculture.
  • On-highway applications operating in both high speed/high load and short haul pick-up/delivery.
  • Off-highway applications operating in severe low speed/heavy load conditions using either low (500ppm) or ultra low (15ppm) sulfur fuels.
  • Recommended for use in high performance gasoline engines and mixed fleet operations.
  • Diesel-powered equipment from American and European OEMs
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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.

  • Up to 38% lower iron wear in over 40 million miles of on- and off-road testing in late-model engines*
  • Up to 22% less iron wear than Shell Rotella® T3 SAE 15W-40
  • On average 50%+ lower wear in seven key industry tests*
  • 30% increase in active ashless chemistry to protect against deposits and sludge*
  • Designed to optimize after-treatment service life in systems on 2007-and-newer trucks
  • +Range of 27%-88% *Compared to Shell Rotella® T CI-4 PLUS


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.


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.


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.


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.


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Shell Rotella® T6 Full Synthetic

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:

  • Extended-drain capable
  • Energy saving – fuel-economy performance*
  • Excellent engine cleanliness and wear protection
  • Excellent extreme high/low-temperature protection
  • Improved low-temperature flow*

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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Shell Rotella® T1

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:

  • Low ash content, minimizing formation of deposits and helping to keep intake ports clean
  • Outstanding oxidation resistance to help maximize service life
  • Excellent rust and corrosion protection for critical engine parts
  • Optimized dispersant content to help prevent engine sludge and varnish deposits

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Valvoline Premium Blue® Diesel Engine Oil

Advanced lubricant protection for diesel engines. The Premium Blue Advantage:

  • Unique dispersive polymer technology (DPT),with premium Group II baseoil, provides advanced soot control, and cold start protection
  • Valvetrain wear protection and reduced oil filter restriction at high soot levels
  • High temperature deposit control, including single and two-piece pistons, and ring/liner wear protection
  • Higher TBN level and TBN retention for long-life performance, while meeting all chemical limits
  • Endorsed and recommended by Cummins for use in Dodge Ram Turbo Diesels

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