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ExxonMobil Introduces New Viscosity of Synthetic Mobil 1 with SuperSyn
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FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2002--
Mobil 1 0W-20 Synthetic Motor Oil With SuperSyn Recommended for Newer
Honda, Ford, Lincoln and Mercury Vehicles
ExxonMobil Lubricants & Specialties today announced the
introduction of a new 0W-20 viscosity grade of Mobil 1(R), the world's
leading synthetic motor oil. The new Mobil 1 0W-20 with SuperSyn(TM)
anti-wear technology will provide excellent fuel economy while
delivering exceptional cleanliness and wear protection in
high-temperature, hot-running engines. It is designed specifically to
benefit cars that have used 5W-20 viscosity applications, such as
newer Honda, Ford, Lincoln and Mercury cars, trucks and SUVs (sport
utility vehicles), and whose owners wish to use fully synthetic
"Mobil 1 0W-20 raises the bar on motor oil performance for newer
Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Honda cars, trucks and SUVs because it
protects engines under circumstances where conventional oils can't,
while helping improve fuel economy," said Tom Olszewski, group
technical leader, ExxonMobil Lubricants & Specialties. "In day-to-day
driving or extreme use, cold weather or hot weather, Mobil 1 0W-20
will help deliver unparalleled performance, will improve engine
cleanliness, and deliver longer engine life."
"Today's automotive engines are more powerful, more efficient, and
last longer, but they are also tougher on the motor oil protecting
them," said Marni Mirowitz, ExxonMobil Lubricants & Specialties'
passenger vehicle lubricants marketing manager for North America.
"Mobil 1 0W-20 will help consumers better protect the investment they
have in their cars and get better engine performance out of it at the
Mobil 1 0W-20 is designed specifically for vehicles where 5W-20 or
0W-20 motor oil is recommended. Mobil 1 0W-20 meets the performance
requirements of Ford specification WSS-M2C153-H and Honda service fill
requirements for 5W-20. It exceeds the toughest industry standards,
including ILSAC GF-3 and API Service SL, SJ/CF warranty requirements
for gasoline and diesel engines. Mobil 1 0W-20 has been tested to be
fully compatible with engine seals and is compatible with conventional
Mobil 1 0W-20 is recommended for most 1996 and newer Honda Civics;
1998 and newer Honda Accords; 2000 and newer Honda Insights; 2002 and
newer Honda CRV and Odyssey vehicles; many 1997 and newer Honda
Acuras; and most 2001 and newer Ford, Lincoln and Mercury cars, trucks
Benefits of Mobil 1 0W-20 with SuperSyn
Outstanding wear protection, even under the most extreme
High-temperature durability, continuing to protect engines at
temperatures up to 400 degrees F.
Enhanced performance for cold weather driving. Mobil 1 0W-20
is capable of flowing at extreme low temperatures where
conventional oils are essentially solid.
The proprietary SuperSyn anti-wear system excels in
high-stress, high-temperature conditions.
Excellent engine cleanliness, with better sludge protection
and reduced piston deposits.
Promotes fuel economy.
Ideal for stop and go driving, idling for extended periods,
and driving in dusty conditions.
Mobil 1 0W-20 is the newest "0" viscosity in the Mobil 1 family of
fully-synthetic motor oils. Mobil 1 0W-40 is factory fill in Porsche,
Mercedes Benz AMG and Aston Martin vehicles and Mobil 1 0W-30 is
popular for cold weather performance and enhanced fuel economy. Mobil
1 is also available in 5W-30, 10W-30, 15W-50, 10W-30 viscosity grades.
Mobil 1 0W-20 with SuperSyn will be available through a wide range
of retail and mass merchandisers, auto parts stores, Mobil service
stations and some Exxon service stations. Many quick lube shops and
car dealerships will also carry Mobil 1 0W-20 and can install it for
consumers. Mobil 1 0W-20 can be purchased online at the Mobil 1
ExxonMobil recommends that consumers consult their owner's manuals
and follow their vehicle manufacturer's recommendations about motor
Addition information about Mobil 1 0W-20 with SuperSyn can be
found at www.mobil1.com/lubes.
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