Shell Lubricants has introduced its new Shell Rotella Gas Truck full synthetic engine oil, which the company says is designed to provide “extreme protection for towing and hauling for gasoline-powered pickup trucks and SUVs.”
The oil, from the makers of Shell Rotella heavy-duty diesel engine oil, offers protection in three viscosity grades: 0W-20, 5W-20 and 5W-30. The new oil will be available beginning in January in the U.S. and in May in Canada. It will be available in 1-quart, 5-quart and Ecobox in the U.S. and 5-liter in Canada.
“We’re excited to introduce an oil for pickup trucks and SUVs that meets the demands of modern and older gasoline engines,” said Megan Pino, Shell Rotella global brand manager. “We have more than 40 years’ experience protecting hard-working engines, so we understand what kind of operating conditions these vehicles are likely to face. Whether being driven for work or fun Shell Rotella Gas Truck full synthetic engine oil works hard to protect and prolong engine life for all new and older trucks and SUVs.”
Shell Rotella Gas Truck is recommended for use in gasoline-powered pick-up trucks and SUVs, including those that experience more extreme conditions, including driving with heavy loads, stop and go driving, frequent short trips, extreme hot or cold temperatures and extensive idling. The oil is approved for use in Ford, GM, Ram and Toyota gas-powered trucks and SUVs.
Shell Rotella Gas Truck 5W-30 is recommended for use in vehicles requiring the use of SAE 5W-30 viscosity grade engine oil under all driving conditions. The oil is ideal for pick-ups and SUVs that may experience more extreme conditions including driving with a heavy load, in dusty conditions, stop and go driving, frequent short trips, extreme hot or cold temperatures, and extensive idling.
For more information about Shell Rotella engine oils visit Rotella.com.