Pennzoil PurePlus Platinum Full Synthetic Motor Oil 5 QT Bottle

Pennzoil Platinum®: Full Synthetic Motor Oil with PurePlus® Technology

PurePlus Technology is our patented, revolutionary gas-to-liquid process which converts natural gas into a first-of-its-kind, high quality full synthetic base oil. Because our base oil is made from natural gas, it is clear with fewer of the impurities found in crude oil, the start for many other traditional and synthetic motor oils. To that pure, clear base we add our high performance additives to create Pennzoil Platinum with PurePlus Technology full synthetic oil designed for complete engine protection, without compromise.

Pennzoil Platinum Full Synthetic motor oil with with PurePlus Technology keeps pistons up to 50% cleaner than required by the toughest industry standard and keeps your engine cleaner than any leading synthetic oil.

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Formulations Available Grades

API SN PLUS / GF-6 Ready

SAE 0W-16

SAE 0W-20

SAE 5W-20

SAE 5W-30

SAE 10W-30


*API SN PLUS specification not applicable

SAE 10W-60

SAE 5W-40

1Based on Sequence IIIH results. Does not apply to Pennzoil Platinum® Euro products.

2Based on ASTM Sequence VG engine test.




What are the benefits of Pennzoil Platinum®: Full Synthetic Motor Oil with PurePlus® Technology?

Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic Motor Oil with PurePlus® Technology delivers COMPLETE PROTECTION, including:

  1. Redesigned for modern turbocharged engines; API SN PLUS (GF-6 Ready), API SN-Resource Conserving and all previous categories
  2. Better Fuel Economy: Drives on average an extra 550 miles per year, vs. a dirty engine1
  3. Horsepower Protection: Helps protect engines from loss of power
  4. Unsurpassed Wear Protection: No other leading motor oil provides better protection from friction2
  5. Excellent Performance in Extreme Temperatures: Provides faster low temperature oil flow and protects in extreme heat

Pennzoil Platinum® with PurePlus® Technology is also:

  • Backed by 10 year/300,000 mile Lubrication Limited Warranty


1Fuel 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, 2011. Follow OEM recommended oil drain intervals.

2Based on Sequence IVA wear test using SAE 5W-30


Oil Specifications

Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic Motor Oil with PurePlus® Technology

Industry Specifications

API SN-Resource Conserving and all previous categories SN, SM, SL, SJ (SAE 0W-16, SAE 0W-20, SAE 5W-20, SAE 5W-30, SAE 10W-30)
ACEA A1/B1-10, A1/B1-12 (SAE 5W-30)
ACEA A5/B5-10, A5/B5-12 (SAE 5W-30)
ILSAC GF-5 (GF-6 Ready)

OEM Specifications

Chrysler MS-6395 (SAE 0W-20, SAE 5W-20, SAE 5W-30, SAE 10W-30)
Ford WSS-M2C930-A and WSS-M2C945-A (SAE 5W-20)
Ford WSS-M2C929-A and WSS-M2C946-A (SAE 5W-30)
Ford WSS-M2C947-A  (SAE 0W-20)
GM 6094M (SAE 5W-20, SAE 5W-30, SAE 10W-30)
GM 4718M (Corvette and Cadillac) (SAE 5W-30, SAE 10W-30)
GM dexos1™ Certification (SAE 0W-20, SAE 5W-20, SAE 5W-30)
Honda/Acura HTO-06 (SAE 5W-30)
Volvo (SAE 5W-30)

Specifications may vary by viscosity grade. Beginning with its 2011 model year vehicles, GM began recommending oils meeting the GM dexos1™ oil performance level for for all gasoline engine vehicles. Pennzoil Platinum® 5W-30 Full Synthetic Motor Oil exceeds GM dexos1™ specifications. These specifications are to be used as guidelines only. Please refer to your individual vehicle owner's manual for proper viscosity grade and specification of oil to use.


Pennzoil Platinum® Racing SAE 10W-60 Full Synthetic Motor Oil

Industry Specifications

API SN, SM, SL, SJ, CF (10W-60)
ACEA A3/B3-12 (10W-60)
ACEA A3/B4-12 (10W-60)

OEM Specifications

Ferrari (10W-60)
Maserati (10W-60)
Mercedes-Benz 229.1 (10W-60)
VW 501 01, VW 505 00 (10W-60)


10 year warranty
Learn about our Pennzoil Lubrication Limited Warranty

FREE coverage up to 10 years/300,000 miles

  • Free warranty with purchase of any Pennzoil® motor oil
  • Coverage up to 300,000 miles or 10 years (whichever is first), if you exclusively use Pennzoil Platinum®, Pennzoil Gold™, Pennzoil® High Mileage® or Pennzoil® Conventional motor oil
  • Easy to enroll
  • Covers 15 critical engine parts
  • Completely transferable to future owner
  • Customized for each driver’s specific OEM recommended oil change schedule
  • Offers convenient reminders when it’s time to change your motor oil