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How Does Royal Purple Compare to Mobil 1?
 
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Question:
How Does Royal Purple Compare to Mobil 1?
How does Royal Purple stack up to Mobil 1? It seems everyone is pushing it.
-- Blaine Page, Riverton, UT
Answer:
Let's put it this way:
  • Mobil 1 is the World's Leading Synthetic Motor Oil Brand
  • Mobil 1 technology has been selected as original equipment by leading car builders such as those who manufacture the Chevrolet Corvette, Mercedes AMG, and Porsche.
  • Mobil has the following approvals for Mobil 1 5W-30, to use just one viscosity grade example:
    • API SN, SM, SL, ILSAC GF-5, ACEA A1/B1, A5/B5
    • GM 6094M, Ford WSS-M2C929-A, Chrysler MS-6395,GM 4718M
    • Honda HTO-06 (only motor oil to meet these stringent conditions)
  • More than half of all NASCAR teams use Mobil 1 in their cars
  • Mobil 1 is available in the US market at retail stores, lube oil centers, car dealers, etc, and
  • Mobil 1 technology is proven worldwide, in the lab and on the road.
We are not aware of similar qualifications for Royal Purple motor oils.
 
Answer updated April 2012
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