Inexpensive Cars Could Require Expensive Oil, Experts Say

September 21, 2012 by  
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Experts have pointed out that certain inexpensive vehicles have been requiring extra-thin 0W-20-weight synthetic oil, which is a practice that started with Japanese vehicles and is now spreading.

This expensive oil lubricant may cost the inexpensive vehicle owner about  $30 to $40 more than inexpensive synthetic oil brands, which could, in the long run, represent an economic burden to some consumers. Because of that, some companies and federal agencies are working on developing new standards for 0W-16 and 0W-12 blends that won’t hurt the consumer’s pockets.

For more on this subject, read the full article here:
Fuel economy race brings expensive oil to inexpensive cars


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