dexos1 Gen2 Full Synthetic Engine Oil

For 2018 GM Model Year Vehicles – Fully Backwards compatible

Uniquely designed to complement the exacting requirements of GM’s advanced engine technology. 

The dexos specification has gone through an extensive developmental and testing process. It requires a number of proprietary tests that are not included in current industry standards and sets performance criteria at a level that exceeds many current standards such as the API SN and the ILSAC GF-5. The new superior dexos1 Gen 2 specification has a number of benefits, as well as expanded motor oil specification requirements, including four new engine tests and a new Vehicle Chassis Dynamometer Fuel Economy test.  

The result is a high-performance motor oil that:
  • Helps maintain maximum fuel economy
  • Reduces sludge and improves engine cleanliness
  • Significantly reduces low speed pre-Ignition
  • Offers superior wear protection
  • Reduces turbocharger deposits
  • Improves oxidation control
  • Is a Full synthetic oil without the full synthetic price.

Only licensed dexos products have been certified to meet the dexos specification. 

When to use dexos1
You should use the dexos1 specification if you own a General Motors vehicles with a model year of 2011 and up.  This includes the existing dexos1 generation and now the new dexos1 Gen 2 specification.
Why does oil type matter?
General Motors has found that using substandard oil can affect engine performance, and in the worst case scenario, may damage or harm the engine.  Failure to use the recommended engine oil can also result in engine damage not covered by the vehicle warranty.

Know you are using dexos1 Gen 2
dexos1 Gen 2 motor oil is identified by the new dexos1 logo below. If it does not have this label, regardless of any other claims, it is NOT dexos1 Gen 2 motor oil.

Ask for and use engine oils that meet the dexos1 specification! Engine oils that have been approved by GM as meeting the dexos1 specifications are marked with the dexos1 approved logo.