What does low SAPS oil mean?
Low SAPS Oil is simply oil that has low levels of Sulphated Ash, Phosphorous, and Sulphur. Each manufacturer will decide which SAPS level will be most effective for their engine and will choose an ACEA C rating, which you will find in your vehicle’s handbook.
Is Total Quartz 9000 a full synthetic oil?
The Quartz 9000 Energy Series also offers the benefit of being full synthetic, high-performance oils.
Is Total Quartz a good oil?
The new high-quality QUARTZ range is the best engine oil for fuel economy and car engine protection. Its exciting new features and optimization also give you unbeatable cost savings!
What is Total Quartz engine oil?
The Total Quartz 7000 is synthetic-based engine oil and is an excellent alternative to mineral engine oils. Its formulation benefited from a synthetic blend and a Fuel Economy* technology. The new Total Quartz 7000 range will be available in December 2016.
Can I use 5w30 instead of 5w40?
If you are racking your brain to choose between 5w30 and 5w40, we recommend you go with 5w30. However, if it is too expensive or not available for use, you can always go with the 5w40, which is just as good and will not cause any damage to the engine parts.
Can I put 10w40 instead of 5w30?
Your vehicle does not use 5W-30 oil. The recommended oil viscosity for your vehicle, according to Kia documentation, is 10W-40. If you drive the vehicle in exceptionally cold weather, well below 32 degrees, you can use 5W-30 oil but even 10W-40 is still perfectly OK to use if outdoor temperatures are below freezing.
Is total synthetic oil good?
Synthetic oils can safely handle higher operating temperatures without breaking down. Synthetic oils are thus recommended for hot climates as well as heavy-duty, turbocharged or hard-use applications. – Better Engine Protection.
Which is better 5w30 or 5w40?
The difference between 5w30 and 5w40 is that 5w40 has larger viscosity than 5w30. This means 5w30 is better than 5w40.
Is Total Quartz 5w30 fully synthetic oil?
TOTAL Quartz Ineo ECS 5w30 is a Low SAPS fully synthetic engine oil specially designed for PEUGEOT and CITROËN engines. Its very high-tech performance generates Fuel Savings and optimises the way in which anti-pollution systems such as Particulate Filters operate.
Is Castrol better than total?
Castrol Magnatec has a diesel specific oil, unlike Total that has a petrol-only range of products. We have been using Castrol Magnatec 15w40 in our cars and it works much better than Total products.
Can I use 10W 40 instead of 5w40?
Aslong as its fully synthetic it will be fine. 5w – 40 will be better for colder conditions, 10w is thicker to start with thus doesnt get to places around the engine as quickly as 5w-40, but it all depends on temperature.
What happens if you put wrong oil in car?
Using the wrong fluid can cause poor lubrication, overheating, and possibly transmission failure. A mechanic might not be able to reverse the damage, even by flushing the transmission. Mistakenly adding motor oil or brake fluid can also destroy your transmission.