Why Mobil Synthetic Oil?

Engine - Why Synthetic Oil?

What does an engine oil really do?

Lubricants secure the functionality of the engine and are considered elements of construction in engine development. An engine is a complex machine with hundreds of moving parts, all operating under a wide range of temperatures and conditions. The capability of the engine oil you select dictates how well the engine copes with these conditions and how protected your engine is against wear, corrosion and the build up of dirt and deposits.

Lubricants have a heavy influence on:

  • Performance
  • Fuel consumption
  • Emissions

Lubricants are directly responsible for:

  • Engine cleanliness
  • Wear protection
  • Long engine life

Engine Diagram - what does engine oil really do?


Save Fuel with Mobil 1

Mobil 1 can help save you fuel by improving the fuel economy of cars with petrol engines as well as cars with diesel engines.

Mobil 1 fully synthetic oils have been specifically formulated to circulate with more ease than traditional mineral oils, offering increased fuel efficiency.

Read more about saving fuel with Mobil 1...

What are Synthetic Oils?

A synthetic oil contains more highly refined base oils than those used in conventional mineral oils, offering superior protection and performance. Synthetic engine oils provide you with a host of benefits which keep your engine running at optimal performance for years.

To understand synthetic engine oils, you need to examine the origins of engine oils.

There are two basic types of lubricants available:

  1. Traditional conventional mineral oils.
  2. Synthetic lubricants, growing in popularity and demand.

Read more about synthetic oils...

Myths about Synthetics

People have a lot to say about synthetic oils. Unfortunately, it's not always accurate. Let's learn the truth behind some of the most common misconceptions about synthetic oils and your vehicle.

Check out some of the myths about synthetic oil and the reality behind them...


Journey through an Engine

Fasten your seat belt and prepare for an incredible journey. Take a ride through a Mercedes-Benz AMG V8 engine - one of the most powerful and sophisticated road car engines available.

Follow the route that Mobil 1, The World's Leading Synthetic Engine Oil, takes as it lubricates each and every moving component in an engine. Mobil 1 protects the engine, increases power and performance and reduces engine emissions, helping to protect the environment.

See the video and take a unique journey through an engine...

Maximise energy efficiency with Mobil 1

Combustion Engine 170x410Modern car engines have an efficiency of around 15%. The remaining 85% is wasted as heat or through friction. Mobil 1 improves these statistics by increasing the efficiency of your engine.

There are 4 key areas in a combustion engine where energy is lost and Mobil 1 helps to improve efficiency.

How Mobil 1 maximises energy efficiency in your engine...

Helps keep your engine performing like new

The Mobil 1 range minimises wear on piston rings and cylinder bores to help keep engines performing like new for long periods of time.

Extreme cold temperature performance

Mobil 1 offers excellent performance in extreme temperature conditions, ensuring that oil flows throughout the engine even during the first few critical seconds of start-up.

Exceptional engine cleaning power

Mobil 1 lubricants are designed to keep engines clean and protect them from wear and deposit formation, even under high temperature, stressful driving conditions (start-stop city driving).

Recommended by more OEMs than any other brand in the world

Today we can claim that Mobil 1 is chosen by more OEMs than any other brand in the world.


There are a number of frequently asked questions concerning Synthetic Oils and WP are here to help.

Check out our Synthetic Oils FAQ...


Contact WP Automotive today for more information on Mobil Synthetic Oils.

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