AMSOIL Performance Test Results - Is AMSOIL really worth the money?
Testing AMSOIL synthetic lubricants in the most demanding environments is our industry trademark. We push our lubricants to the limit in our state-of-the-art mechanical test lab, in real-world field trials and in the world’s most demanding racing vehicles in an effort to develop the best synthetic oil available. The result is a complete product line that performs as advertised and helps you harness the full potential of your vehicles and equipment.
Double-Length Sequence IIIG Engine Test Study (G3320) (520k PDF)
An evaluation of AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil in standard and double-length Sequence IIIG Engine Tests. Determine the performance of AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil in the Sequence IIIG engine test after doubling the standard test interval to 200 hours.
Las Vegas Taxi Cab Field Study (G3118) (1.5MB PDF)
AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivered outstanding engine protection following more than 100,000 miles of severe service in a Las Vegas taxi, while Signature Series Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid virtually eliminated harmful sludge and wear in another's taxi's transmission following more than 180,000 miles.
Motor Oil Comparison 2013
10 Motor Oils Tested in 5 Performance Areas (G3115)
Laboratory bench testing conducted in accordance with American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) procedures examined several important areas of motor oil performance, including resistance to deposit formation, wear protection, high-temperature stability, resistance to acid formation and cold-temperature performance.
AMSOIL P.i. - A Study in Performance (G2543) (1 MB PDF)
More potent than other fuel additives on the market, P.i. effectively cleans everything the fuel touches, including both port and direct fuel injectors, intake valves and combustion chambers, in only one single tank of gasoline, removing the deposits that have built up over thousands of miles.
A Study of Automotive Gear Lubes (G2457) (2MB PDF)
The purpose of this paper is to inform consumers about the increasingly severe conditions under which differentials operate and to provide data reflecting the quality and cost differences of popular synthetic and petroleum gear lubes. With this information, consumers are better prepared to make informed decisions when purchasing gear lubricants.
Marine E-TEC Field Study (1.2 MB PDF)
AMSOIL HP Marine Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil prevented piston skirt scuffing and cylinder bore scuffing in a 250-hp Evinrude E-TEC marine engine during more than 500 hours of real-world use at the engine's lean-mix oil setting.
3,469-Mile Case Study in Rotax E-TEC Engine (G3038) (1.1 MB PDF)
AMSOIL submitted the pistons from a Ski-Doo Rotax E-TEC 800R engine to an ASTM-calibrated rater following 3,469 miles of aggressive trail riding to reveal that AMSOIL INTERCEPTOR® Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil provided outstanding protection and prevented piston skirt scuffing and ring sticking.
AMSOIL Premium API CJ-4 5W-40
Synthetic Diesel Oil (DEO) Shear Stability (644k PDF)
Kurt Orbahn Shear Stability testing (ASTM D-6278) reveals AMSOIL Premium API CJ-4 5W-40 Synthetic Diesel Oil (DEO) maintains outstanding shear stability, even at 4 percent fuel dilution. Note:
All oils were available to consumers at the time of testing. Testing completed September 2009. Test results do not represent future formulation changes.
AMSOIL Premium API CJ-4 5W-40
Synthetic Diesel Oil (DEO) TBN and Viscosity (363k PDF)
Compared with competing diesel oils, AMSOIL Premium API CJ-4 5W-40 Synthetic Diesel Oil (DEO) provided superior TBN and viscosity retention over 400 hours of severe-service operation in a refuse hauler fleet employing Navistar DT466 diesel engines, which are notoriously hard on motor oil. Note:
All oils were available to consumers at the time of testing. Testing completed August 2010. Test results do not reflect future formulation changes.
Diesel Recovery Cold Filter Plugging Point (794k PDF)
Cold Filter-Plugging Point (CFPP) testing shows AMSOIL Diesel Recovery (DRC) lowers the cold filter-plugging point of diesel fuel more effectively than the competing brand. Note:
All additives were available to consumers at the time of testing. Testing completed August 2009. Test results do not reflect future formulation changes.
Diesel Fleet Fuel Economy Study (G2904)
Testing completed in compliance with the industry-standard SAE J1321 In-Service Fuel Consumption Test Procedure demonstrates use of AMSOIL synthetic lubricants can increase fuel economy in short- to medium-haul diesel applications and, in this case, did by 6.54 percent.