Made from natural gas

For complete protection & performance

  • Made with 100% synthetic molecules which helps provide complete protection for top engine performance:

    • Cleaner pistons1
    • Better fuel economy2
    • Protects horsepower
    • Unsurpassed wear protection3
    • Excellent performance in extreme temperatures


  • Extends engine life4

  • Formulated to prevent LSPI (Low Speed Preignition)

Pennzoil is the first motor oil made from natural gas, not crude. Pennzoil Platinum® with PurePlus™ Technology is a first of its kind full synthetic motor oil made from natural gas and designed for COMPLETE PROTECTION for top engine performance. 


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

2 Based on the latest industry standard

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

4 Based on Seq IV




Formulations Available Grades


Pennzoil Platinum full synthetic oil is available in the following viscosities: 0W-16, 0W-20, 5W-20, 5W-30, 10W-30.

SAE 0W-16

SAE 0W-20

SAE 5W-20

SAE 5W-30

SAE 10W-30


*API SN PLUS specification not applicable

SAE 10W-60


Oil Specifications

Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic Motor Oil with PurePlus® Technology

Industry Specifications

API SP-Resource Conserving and all previous categories SP, 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)

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)


"Pennzoil features a 15 year / 500,000 mile lubrication limited warranty"
Learn about our Pennzoil Lubrication Limited Warranty

FREE coverage up to 15 years/500,000 miles:

  • Free warranty with purchase of any Pennzoil® motor oil
  • Coverage up to 500,000 miles or 15 years (whichever is first) if you exclusively use Pennzoil Ultra Platinum Full Synthetic motor oil,  Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oil, Pennzoil Platinum® Euro Full Synthetic motor oil, or Pennzoil Platinum® High Mileage Full Synthetic 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

* 15 years or 500,000 miles whichever comes first, guaranteed, if you exclusively use Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oils. Your engine must have less than 125,000 miles and have been manufactured in the past 72 months. To maintain your warranty, change your vehicle’s oil and oil filter at least as often as recommended by the vehicle manufacturer. Enrollment required.  Keep your receipts. Other conditions apply. Click here to enroll and for full details and terms.