When the time comes for your truck’s next oil change, you’ll be faced with the question of whether to use synthetic or conventional motor oil, or a blend of both. Ultimately, while a fully synthetic oil is a bit more expensive, it’s a much better investment than conventional oil. Read on to find out why.
It lasts longer
One major benefit of synthetic oil is that it lasts longer, making the decision to spend the extra money a bit easier. Synthetic oil will stay clean and effectively lubricate your engine for longer than conventional oil, which means you’ll make fewer trips to the dealership for an oil change and spend less in the long run.
It’s better in cold weather
You’ll notice that your vehicle runs much better in extremely cold temperatures with synthetic oil than with conventional. Synthetic oil has better viscosity that lets it flow more easily in cold temperatures, which tend to make conventional oil thicker and run more slowly. Synthetic oil gives your engine a break from the hard work of running in cold weather.
It protects your engine
Synthetic oil is also better for keeping your engine in good shape for longer. Because synthetic can withstand more extreme temperatures than conventional oil, it’s better at helping your engine work in very high and low temperatures. If your engine is better protected, it’s going to run better for more miles.
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