Castrol’s world-renowned automotive lubricants deliver outstanding performance for every single vehicle. These lubricants are often tailor-made genuine oils, used by the OEM’s as factory first-fill lubricants to add extra performance to each vehicle.
When it’s time for an oil change, knowing what engine oil to use is essential. The answer to that question gets more complex every day. The latest engines are getting smaller and more powerful all the time, and manufacturers are specifying complex full synthetic oils to cope with higher engine pressures and meet fuel efficiency targets.
If you’re driving a muscle car or a European import, the manufacturer may well specify a full synthetic engine oil. Alternatively if you’re driving an older domestic vehicle, the manufacturer may recommend a mineral oil. However, even though that’s the most economical option, a full synthetic will almost certainly look after your engine better. Knowing what engine oil to use at every oil change is essential.