High Performance Motor Oil

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High Performance Premium Synthetic Motor Oil

Royal Purple® combines premium synthetic base oils with proprietary additive technologies to exceed protection and performance requirements of new modern engines. These often include smaller displacements, turbo chargers, gasoline direct injection (GDI), and start/stop systems.

Modern gasoline direct injection (GDI) engines have achieved levels of power and fuel economy never before possible in passenger car engines. As a result, smaller engines operate at much higher loads across all engine speeds. This has caused increased wear in critical areas of the engine, and created a destructive phenomenon called low-speed pre-ignition (LSPI). The unique, state-of-the-art additive technology in Royal Purple High Performance engine oils is designed specifically to address these issues, and help engines maintain performance and reliability.



  • Optimized Fuel Economy
  • Enhanced Engine Performance
  • Long-term Protection


  • 300% BETTER OXIDATION RESISTANCE** – Maximum protection from oil breakdown.
  • 100% LOW SPEED PRE-IGNITION PROTECTION**◊ – Prohibits major damage to cylinder walls, pistons, piston rings, connecting rods and spark plugs, maximizing engine life.
  • 50% IMPROVED DEPOSIT CONTROL** – Removes power robbing deposits for like new performance
  • 14% ENHANCED SLUDGE PROTECTION** – Cleaner engines operate more efficiently, lowering operating temperatures
  • BETTER WEAR PROTECTION – Enhanced additive technology prevents metal-to-metal contact beyond both GM dexos®1* and ILSAC GF-6A specs
  • INCREASED FUEL EFFICIENCY – A low coefficient of friction results in optimized fuel efficiency (our 5W-30 meets the fuel economy requirements of a 0W-20 oil; our 0W-20 meets fuel economy requirements of a 0W-16)
  • BETTER PROTECTION FOR VEHICLE EXHAUST EMISSIONS EQUIPMENT – Patented anti-wear additive chemistry minimizes the harmful effects exhaust gases pose to the catalyst
  • IMPROVED COMPATIBILITY WITH FUELS CONTAINING ETHANOL – Patented additive technology prevents the white sludge and lubrication starvation that can occur with higher concentration gasoline-ethanol blends
  • SUPERIOR CORROSION PROTECTION – No rust observed in standard industry testing

Royal Purple® High Performance engine oils carry the current API and ILSAC engine oil licenses, as well as the GM dexos®1* gasoline engine oil approval.

*dexos®1 is a registered trademark of the General Motors LLC.
**Comparisons based on dexos®1 Gen3, API SP and SN+, and/or ILSAC GF-6A requirements
◊ Up to 100% protection

Dexos Gen 3

Key Areas of Differentiation and Marketing Claims

Dexos 1 Gen 3 Specification brings many challenges to motor oils to meet these tougher requirements in 12 performance parameters.

Our new RP Dexos 1 Gen 3 products exceeds the performance requirements for these key parameters.

  1. Turbocharger cleanliness
  2. Turbo coolant temp control
  3. Oxidation control
  4. Piston cleanliness
  5. Sludge control
  6. Wear protection
  7. Corrosion protection
  8. Catalyst protection
  9. Fuel economy
  10. Shear stability
  11. Aeration control
  12. Pre-ignition protection
Dexo Chart

Greater resistance to oxidation and viscosity protection against oil breakdown.

The Trend: Engine downsizing is popular with OEMs as an effective method to improve fuel economy and reduce CO2 emissions. However, these engines operate at higher pressures to compensate for the lost power and torque output from the reduced engine. These features from the smaller engines causes stress on the engine oil leading to oxidation and viscosity increase.

Problem: Oil oxidation and viscosity increase leads to deposit formation, poor engine performance and shorten engine life.

Solution: RP Dexos 1 Gen3 Oil provides up to 300% greater resistance to oil oxidation and viscosity protection against oil breakdown.

Based on the 0W-20, there is a

The 5W-30 is

Exceeds the latest industry Fuel Economy Requirements and help reduce CO2 Emissions

The Trend: Government Legislation mandates to reduce emissions and improve fuel economy. OEMs are developing engines, hardware and oil specifications to maximize fuel economy for their new vehicles.

Problem: There are challenges in modern engines to extract significant fuel economy improvements from lubricants. High fuel consumptions equates to higher CO2 emissions.

Solution: RP Dexos 1 Gen3 Oil exceeds the latest industry Fuel Economy requirements and help reduce CO2 Emissions.

Delivers the FE performance of the next lower grade’s limits on the Seq VIE and Seq VIF Fuel Economy Tests

  • SAE 0W-20 VIE passes at SAE 0W-16 VIF limits
  • SAE 5W-30 passes at SAE 0W-20 VIE limits
Dexo Chart

RP Dexos 1 Gen 3 Oil exceeds the protection and performance requirements of new modern engines

The Trend: The global push to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve fuel economy has led to modern /new cars to have smaller,
turbocharged, gasoline direct injected (GDI) engines. These engines are designed for increased power density – making them increasingly
susceptible to LSPI events and Turbocharger deposits. ~ 75% of new cars manufactured contain these engines.

Problem: Low-speed pre-ignition (LSPI) is an abnormal combustion event, which has been observed at low engine speeds in the new generation
of smaller, turbocharged, gasoline direct injected engines. The most severe cases of LSPI can result in damaged pistons, broken piston rings and
bent connecting rods. Turbocharges during engine operation, experience extreme heat that can lead to oil break down and deposit formation on
internal turbocharger parts causing loss of power and overall engine performance.

Solution: RP Dexos 1 Gen3 Oil is formulated to exceed the protection and performance requirements of new modern engines.

Provides outstanding protection
against pre-ignition events, up to
protection against pre-ignition.

Exceeds the highest industry limits
for Turbo charger deposit protection
better deposit control

Engine protection against sludge and varnish formation

The Trend: Hybrid Engines and vehicles with frequent start stop operation run at low oil temperatures.

Problem: Low operating temperatures create a number of issues for the lubricant that may impair its ability to protect the engine. Under these
conditions, water and unburned fuel can accumulate in the crankcase and their levels can rise well above 10% each and promote the formation
of sludge and varnish…

Solution: RP Dexos 1 Gen3 Oil advanced synthetic molecules prevents sludge & varnish by up to 14% better than industry limits, keeping your
engine clean or like new.

Prevents sludge & varnish by up to
better than industry limits


New oil standard moving forward focused against reducing engine wear, LSPI & improving fuel economy

+ Helps reduce engine wear: For example, there is a new timing chain wear test
+ Added protection against LSPI (Low Speed Pre-Ignition)
+ Tendency of newer, small-displacement, turbocharged direct fuel injected engines to pre ignite at lower RPMs
+ Increase fuel economy to meet higher CAFE requirements

New API License is SP/ILSAC GF-6 which is backwards compatible with API SN Plus/GF-5, SN, etc.

+ Initial date in market is May 1

Royal Purple High Performance Motor Oils have already met API SP/GF-6 standards for over a year

+ Royal Purple has/always will exceed the toughest industry standards


Available Sizes


GradeAvailable SizesPart NumberItem Number
0W-2055-Gal. Drum55020300967175008
0W-206-Gal. Bag in Box
0W-205-Gal. Pail05020300967175017
0W-203 x 5-Qt Case53020300967175189
0W-205-Qt. Bottle51020
0W-206 x 1-Qt Case06020300967175115
0W-201-Qt. Bottle01020
0W-406 x 1-Qt Case06484301897175115
0W-401-Qt. Bottle11484
5W-2055-Gal. Drum55520301907175008
5W-206-Gal. Bag in Box
5W-205-Gal. Pail05520301907175017
5W-203 x 5-Qt Case53520301907175189
5W-205-Qt. Bottle51520
5W-206 x 1-Qt Case06520301907175115
5W-201-Qt. Bottle01520
5W-3055-Gal. Drum55530301909175008
5W-306-Gal. Bag in Box
5W-305-Gal. Pail05530301909175017
5W-303 x 5-Qt Case53530301909175189
5W-305-Qt. Bottle51530
5W-306 x 1-Qt Case06530301909175189
5W-301-Qt. Bottle01530
5W-406-Gal. Bag in Box60540300968175033
5W-4055-Gal. Drum55540
5W-405-Gal. Pail05540300968175017
5W-406 x 1-Qt Case06540300968175115
5W-401-Qt. Bottle01540
10W-305-Gal. Pail05130301071175017
10W-303 x 5-Qt Case53130301071175189
10W-305-Qt. Bottle51130
10W-306 x 1-Qt Case06130301071175115
10W-301-Qt. Bottle01130


GradeAvailable SizesPart NumberItem Number
SAE 306 x 1-Qt Case06030301149175115
SAE 301-Qt. Bottle01030
SAE 406 x 1-Qt Case06040301905175115
SAE 401-Qt. Bottle01040
SAE 506 x 1-Qt Case06050301444175115
SAE 501-Qt. Bottle01050



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