What is the Difference between semi-synthetic and fully-synthetic vehicles?
We all know how important it is to keep your vehicle well lubricated at all times and there are two different types of oil that can help you to achieve this. Synthetic oil and partially synthetic oil. The difference between synthetic oil and traditional oil is that you can use this to up your performance, it also degrades slower so you won't need to fill up with oil as often. The partially synthetic oil does have some benefits but won't be as good long term.
- Fully synthetic oils are distilled which allows them to degrade at a slower rate and lead to better performance.
- Fully synthetic oil has fewer impurities, it better protects your engine and it also reaches it's destination quicker.
- Semi-synthetic oil has benefits such as better fuel economy, better price and better engine defense when it comes to heavy loads and high temperatures.
“Fully synthetic oils are necessary in newer vehicles with turbocharged engines as they operate at much higher temperature than standard engines.”