New API SP/ILSAC GF-6A Motor Oils

The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA) is now starting to see motor oils with the new API SP/ILSAC GF-6A standard on store shelves. Test results for the first group PQIA recently purchased can be seen by clicking on the bottles below.

The first group tested include Castrol, Mobil 1, Pennzoil, Valvoline, and Super Tech. More to come.  

 

Product: Castol GTX Magnatec
Full Synthetic Motor Oil

Viscosity Grade: SAE 5W-20
Labeled: API SP/ILSAC GF-6
Manufactured By: BP Lubricants USA Inc., Wayne, NJ

The results of the tests conducted on this sample meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent with the listed API Service Categories.

Product: Mobil 1 Extended Performance High Mileage Advanced Full Synthetic
Viscosity Grade: SAE 5W-30
Labeled: API SP/ILSAC GF-6A
Manufactured By: ExxonMobil Oil Corporation, Spring, TX  

The results of the tests conducted on this sample meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent with the listed API Service Categories.

Product: Pennzoil Platinum Full Synthetic
Viscosity Grade: SAE 5W-30
Labeled: API SP/ILSAC GF-6A
Manufactured By: SOPUS Products, Houston TX

Purchased at: Edison, NJ 
Date of purchase: 10/6/2020

The results of the tests conducted on this sample meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent with the listed API Service Categories.

 

Product: Super Tech High Mileage Full Synthetic Motor Oil
Viscosity Grade: SAE 5W-30
Labeled: API SP/ILSAC GF-6A
Distributed By: Walmart Inc., Bentonville, AR

Purchased at: Edison, NJ
Date of purchase: 10/6/2020

The results of the tests conducted on this sample meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent with the listed API Service Categories.

Product: Valvoline High Mileage Maxlife SAE 10W-30 Synthetic Blend
Viscosity Grade: SAE 10W-30
Labeled: API SP/ILSAC GF-6A
Manufactured By: Valvoline LLC, Lexington, KY

Purchased at: Edison, NJ 
Date of purchase: 10/6/2020

The results of the tests conducted on this sample meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent with the listed API Service Categories.

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