Engine Oil labeling is confusing. Fact! Different countries and regions use different labeling systems, There are loads of different viscosity’s, you have Mineral, Synthetic and Semi-synthetic, longlife, standard, Multi-grade, Mono-grade and plenty more variables that we won’t go into here! But a little bit of  knowledge can go a long way when it comes to understanding the plethora of information on a bottle of engine oil. Our infographic below explains what some of the more common codes and terminology means. For a more in-depth explanation check out our article on Understanding Engine Oil

Engine Oil Labeling Explained - oil-infographic