Auto Service World
  August 19, 2019   by Renee Montague


Shell Rotella has  a complete portfolio of full synthetic motor oils for both heavy duty diesel engines and gasoline-powered trucks and SUVs. 

The oil offers protection engines need in three viscosity grades: 0W-20, 5W-20 and 5W-30 beginning in January in the U.S. and in June in Canada.

All three grades of Shell Rotella Gas Truck motor oil are formulated to provide wear protection in even the most extreme conditions trucks and SUVs face, including heavy hauling, towing, extreme temperatures and off-road. 

The synthetic base oil delivers added oxidation stability, improved volatility and low-temperature properties.

The oil will be available in 1 quart, 5 quart and Ecobox in the U.S. and 5 liter 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. “We have more than 40 years’ experience protecting hard-working engines, so we understand what kind of operating conditions these vehicles are likely to face. 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.”

Oils meet API SN PLUS and API SN-Resource Conserving and are ideal for modern turbocharged engines. 

SAE 0W-20 and 5W-20 viscosity grade oils are commonly recommended for use in many new vehicles with modern engine technology for maximum fuel economy and performance.

Shell Rotella Gas Truck 5W-30 is recommended for pick-ups and SUVs that may experience more extreme conditions including driving with a heavy load, in dusty conditions, stop and go driving, frequent short trips, extreme hot or cold temperatures, and extensive idling.

Specifications and Approvals for Shell Rotella® Gas Truck oil include API SN-Resource Conserving, API SN PLUS, ILSAC GF-5, Chrysler MS-6395, Ford WSS-M2C947-B1, GM dexos Gen 2.

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