Many 0W16 oils have a new donut certification mark on the bottle called API SN-PLUS and SN-PLUS Resource Conserving.
If it’s been more than a year since last oil change, the IOLM will display a reminder message, regardless of mileage.
ILSAC GF-6 is the name of the next-generation of standards set by the International Lubricants Standardization and Approval Committee.
Eight engine tests are required for ILSAC GF-6 licensing and to demonstrate improvements in motor oil capabilities.
Should you start stockpiling GF-5 oil for older vehicles? We have the answer for you here.
If you’ve been waiting on the first license for the new GF-6 oils, prepare to keep waiting. This new oil spec that was first slated to be licensed later this year, and later postponed until April 2018, has now been projected to be delayed until 2019.