A new full synthetic engine oil for pickup trucks and SUVs has been introduced by Shell Lubricants.
Shell Rotella Gas Truck oil is designed for protecting towing and hauling vehicles and comes in three viscosity grades: 0W-20, 5W-20 and 5W-30 beginning in January in the U.S. and in May in Canada. The oil will be available in 1 quart, 5 quart and ecobox in the U.S. and 5 litre in Canada.
“We’re excited to introduce an oil for pickup trucks and SUVs that meets the demands of modern and older gasoline engines,” said Megan Pino, Shell Rotella global brand manager. “Whether being driven for work or fun, Shell Rotella Gas Truck full synthetic engine oil works hard to protect and prolong engine life for all new and older trucks and SUVs.”
Shell said it is the first major oil brand to introduce a complete portfolio of full synthetic motor oils for both heavy duty diesel engines and gasoline-powered trucks and SUVs. All three grades of the oil are formulated to provide wear protection in extreme conditions, such as heavy hauling, towing, extreme temperatures and off-road. The synthetic base oil delivers added oxidation stability, improved volatility and low-temperature properties.
Shell Rotella Gas Truck is recommended for use in gasoline-powered pick-up trucks and SUVs and approved for use in Ford, GM, Ram and Toyota gas-powered vehicles.
Specifications and approvals for Shell Rotella Gas Truck oil:
- API SN-Resource Conserving (also all previous categories)
- API SN PLUS
- ILSAC GF-5
- Chrysler MS-6395
- Ford WSS-M2C947-B1
- GM dexos1 Gen 2