Synthetic motor oil offers a far superior level of efficiency and durability for an automobile's engine in comparison to conventional motor oil. Where conventional motor oil is a derivative of petroleum, synthetic oil is... More »

Mobil 1 is the most widely recognized and reliable brand of synthetic motor oil in the world and is commonly recommended by experts in the automobile industry. It has a solid record of providing excellent engine wear pro... More »

Synthetic oil is not for old engines with their original seals, says HowStuffWorks. However, in modern engines, conventional oil can be switched with synthetic oil without any problem. The higher cost versus the benefit ... More »

To change synthetic oil, drain the old oil out of the engine, replace the oil filter, and refill the engine with new oil. This is an easy piece of self maintenance to do at home, according to HowStuffWorks. More »

Choosing the correct motor oil for an automobile depends on many factors, including the age of the vehicle, the weather conditions and climate the vehicle is in, and recommended oil viscosity. Most automobile manufacture... More »

Synthetic and regular engine oils are completely compatible and can be combined without causing problems, as long as the engine is compatible with synthetic oil. Both synthetic and regular oils are refined from crude oil... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance Engine Oil

Nearly every motor oil maker touts their product as superior to their competitors. Comparing brands is difficult because all oils that carry the American Petroleum Institute (API) logo have met the same minimum standards... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance Engine Oil