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What Motor Oil Should You Use in Your Vehicle?

Regardless of type of vehicle you own, Popular Mechanics Magazine recommends buying oil with a “Starburst” symbol on the package. This icon, explains the magazine, designates that the product has been tested and is certified by the American Petroleum Institute (API). Additionally, the API marks a superior oil with a “donut” symbol, which indicates quality in performance, viscosity and energy conservation.

Key Takeaways:

  • Oil is the lifeblood of your engine.” If you don’t choose the correct oil, you could accelerate engine wear and cause a premature failure. The right oil may also help with fuel economy and emissions.
  • Regardless of type of vehicle you own, Popular Mechanics Magazine recommends buying oil with a “Starburst” symbol on the package.
  • Additionally, the API marks a superior oil with a “donut” symbol, which indicates quality in performance, viscosity and energy conservation.

“Engineers go to great lengths to determine which oil is best for their engine so it is important to follow them.”

https://blog.allstate.com/how-to-choose-the-best-motor-oil-for-your-vehicle/