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Why Synthetic Oil?

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Why Synthetic Oil?

  • Better wear protection

  • Excellent fuel economy

  • Outstanding extreme-temperature performance

Petroleum oil is refined from crude oil. Crude oil has contaminant elements such as sulfur, nitrogen, oxygen and metal components such as nickel or vanadium and cannot be completely removed by the refining process. The oil refining process separates the various types of molecules in the crude by weight, refining can't tell useful molecules from contaminant molecules.

Synthetic oil, on the other hand, is chemically engineered to form pure lubricants. Synthetic oil contains no contaminants or molecules that don't serve a designed purpose. Synthetic oil is made from molecules that are saturated with a higher percentage of carbon- hydrogen bonds, leaving fewer sites to which other, harmful molecules can attach which will weaken the molecular composition of the synthetic oil. In addition, the smooth, uniform lubricating molecules in synthetic oil slip easily across one another. In short, synthetic oils' versatility and pure, uniform molecular structure provide properties that of better friction-reduction, optimum fuel efficiency, maximum film strength and extreme-temperature performance petroleum oils just can't touch.

Why Amsoil?

  • World's first API-qualified synthetic motor oil

  • Leader in synthetic lubricant technology

  • The only 25,000-mile oil

The introduction of the world's first synthetic motor oil to meet American Petroleum Institute service requirements in 1972 set all-new standards for motor oil quality. AMSOIL synthetic motor oil outperformed conventional petroleum motor oils on all counts. It was clear from the start that this innovative product would play a major role in engine performance and engine life.

AMSOIL has remained steadfast in its commitment to quality and precision lubricant engineering, leading the evolution of synthetic oil products for the past four decades coming out with many industry firsts. This quality-first commitment has driven the introduction of numerous synthetic lubricants, premium filtration technologies and fuel additives that provide tangible, real-world value.

Today, virtually every other motor oil manufacturer has recognized the superiority of synthetic lubricants and has followed the AMSOIL lead with introductions of synthetic motor oils of their own. They spend millions of dollars advertising their "new" and "revolutionary" products. No one, however, can match AMSOIL's experience. Accept no substitutes – AMSOIL is "The First in Synthetics®".

Why Now?

  • Automakers are installing synthetic oil as factory fill in demanding applications.

  • Helps vehicles last longer

  • Saves time & money

Automakers are installing synthetics as factory fill in demanding applications.
Modern engine technology is placing more burden on motor oils. Vehicle manufacturers are under tremendous pressure to provide fuel-efficient vehicles that produce fewer emissions than their predecessors. They employ a variety of techniques to improve efficiency and reduce emissions, and nearly all of them negatively impact motor oil.

Engines are smaller, yet produce more power. They often rely on turbos or unique fuel injection systems that can increase the amount of contaminants introduced into the oil. Synthetic oil contends with these additional stresses better than petroleum oil. AMSOIL synthetic oil delivers the robust film strength, extreme temperature protection and maximum fuel efficiency automakers are looking for.

AMSOIL synthetic oil helps vehicles last longer.
AMSOIL synthetic motor oil helps engines run at peak efficiency. Their pure, uniform molecular structure results in maximum friction reduction and outstanding wear protection. Lubricated components move more freely and remain closer to like-new condition longer.

AMSOIL synthetic oil saves time and money.
AMSOIL synthetic oil delivers outstanding protection and extended service life. Fewer oil changes to perform, less Amsoil oil to buy and reduced overall maintenance costs.

Using AMSOIL synthetic oil can help the environment.
Each year millions of gallons of motor oil are burned and exit through the tailpipes of cars and trucks, creating emissions pollution. Petroleum oil volatilizes (burns off) more readily than AMSOIL synthetic oil and creates more emissions pollution. The thicker petroleum oil left behind after volatilization contributes to damaging deposits, sticky piston rings and oil blow-by, all of which causes reduced engine life, reduced fuel economy and increases air pollution.

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