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DESIGNED FOR COMPLETE PROTECTION

Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oil with PurePlus™; Technology is a first-of-its-kind motor oil made from natural gas. One that starts out as a 99.5% pure base oil before we add Active Cleansing Agents™ to create the Pennzoil Platinum® line of lubricants. Our best synthetic motor oils give your engine complete protection, which includes:

 

Cleaner Pistons

Pistons are one of the most difficult parts of the engine to keep clean, and engines are more complex and sophisticated than ever. A cleaner engine is better protected and more responsive since contaminants such as soot and sulfuric and nitric acids, byproducts of the combustion process, can affect heat transfer from pistons to cylinder, and in extreme cases, can cause seizure of the piston in the cylinder. Heavy deposits forming on the underside of the piston can also cause problems with piston cooling, leading to high levels of deposit in the piston ring grooves causing them to stick, which can cause excessive cylinder wear.

Pennzoil Ultra Platinum™ and Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oils with PurePlus™ Technology are proven to keep pistons cleaner.1 The proof is in the performance. A standard V6 engine ASTM Sequence IIIG piston deposit test using SAE 5W-30 showed that:

With Pennzoil Ultra Platinum™, pistons were:
· up to 25% cleaner than with Mobil 1
· up to 35% cleaner than with Valvoline® Synpower®

With Pennzoil Platinum®, pistons were:
· up to 8% cleaner than with Mobil 1
· up to 17% cleaner than with Valvoline® Synpower®

Piston Comparison

 

Better Fuel Economy

Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oils with PurePlus™ Technology help to improve your fuel economy, so you can save money at the pump. In fact, Pennzoil Platinum® can help keep your engine clean so you can drive on average an extra 550 miles per year versus a dirty engine.2

 

Protects Horsepower

Pennzoil Platinum® and Pennzoil Ultra Platinum™ help protect engines from loss of power. Sludge build-up can cause engines to perform at less than optimal efficiency, reducing horsepower over time. Pennzoil Platinum® products help keep engines clean and therefore help protect horsepower.

 

Unsurpassed Wear Protection

Industry standard tests show that no other leading motor oil provides better protection from friction3 than Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oils with PurePlus™ Technology.

Engine-Cover-Comparison

 

Excellent Performance in Extreme Temperatures

Pennzoil Platinum® and Pennzoil Ultra Platinum™ provide excellent high and low-temperature performance. Poor-performing oils can become too thin or too thick with temperature changes. In other words, they can fail exactly when they are needed the most. PurePlus™ synthetic base oil resists temperature-related viscosity changes and stays thin enough to flow easily at temperatures as low as -40º F and thick enough to protect against wear at temperatures as high as +400º F.

Low-temperature performance is critical, as severe engine wear can occur if oil takes too long to reach the engine components during start-up.

Pennzoil Platinum® and Pennzoil Ultra Platinum™ protect at extreme high temperatures by resisting oxidation and evaporative loss. Because of this strong stability at high temperatures, Pennzoil Platinum® and Pennzoil Ultra Platinum™ do not unduly degrade under extreme heat.

The Pennzoil Platinum® line of full synthetics are the best motor oils from Pennzoil®. If you are interested in complete engine protection without compromise, look no further than Pennzoil Platinum® and Pennzoil Ultra Platinum™ with PurePlus™ Technology.

1Based on ILSAC GF-5 and Sequence IIIG piston deposit test using SAE 5W-30. Does not apply to Pennzoil Platinum® Euro products and Pennzoil Ultra Platinum™ 0W-40.
2Fuel economy measurements made using CAFE cycle under FTP75. Avg of 550 extra miles based on mixed city/highway miles and US avg of 13,476 miles driven per year with 4.1% better MPG vs dirty engine. Source fhwa.dot.gov, 2011. Follow OEM recommended oil drain intervals.
3Based on Sequence IVA wear test using SAE 5W-30.

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