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Top 10 Everest Motor Oils
for October 2022

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9.7
SCORE
Mobil 1 - 153669 Synthetic Motor Oil 0W-40 5 Quart, 120760

Mobil 1

by Mobil 1
What We like

This synthetic oil works great, and has an extremely low price tag. It quickly outperforms other 5W-40 motor oils, but it's a little pricey.

2
9.6
SCORE
Amazon Basics High Mileage Motor Oil, Full Synthetic, SN Plus, 5W-20, 5 Quart

Amazon Basics High Mileage Motor Oil

by Amazon Basics
What We like

Amazon Basics motor oils are inexpensive, but they won't rust your engine or cause other engine problems. They are good enough to use when the vehicle is newer, but may not be the best for older ones.

3
9.1
SCORE
Mobil 1 Extended Performance (120766) Extended Performance 5W-30 Motor Oil - 5 Quart

Mobil 1 Extended Performance (120766) Extended Performance 5W-30 Motor Oil

by Mobil 1
What We like

It is marketed as a high-performance motor oil, but we found that it performed more like an average motor oil. We recommend sticking with the manufacturer's recommended oil for your specific vehicle.

4
9
SCORE
Castrol 03559 Edge 5W-30 C3 Advanced Full Synthetic Motor Oil, 5 Quart

Castrol 03559 Edge 5W-30 C3 Advanced Full Synthetic Motor Oil

by Castrol
What We like

One of the most expensive engine oils we tested, but the best at maintaining engine cleanliness and protecting from wear.

5
8.9
SCORE
Castrol 03124 Edge 0W-20 Advanced Full Synthetic Motor Oil, 5 Quart

Castrol 03124 Edge 0W-20 Advanced Full Synthetic Motor Oil

by Castrol
What We like

Castrol is our top pick for motor oils, which is especially noteworthy, since we test engine lubricants. The Edge 0W-20 oil may not protect the engine as well as higher-priced oils, but it provides outstanding engine and fuel economy protection.

6
8.8
SCORE
Royal Purple 51530 High Performance Motor Oil 5W-30 (5QT)

Royal Purple 51530 High Performance Motor Oil 5W-30 (5QT)

by Royal Purple
What We like

We liked the increased wear protection that this oil offered. The oil is a little more expensive than the cheaper options we tested, but we liked the protection it offered.

7
8.6
SCORE
Castrol 03111C GTX High Mileage 10W-40 Synthetic Blend Motor Oil, 5 Quart

Castrol 03111C GTX High Mileage 10W-40 Synthetic Blend Motor Oil

by Castrol
What We like

This synthetic blend oil made our list because it's less expensive than many conventional oils, but also outperformed them when we tallied the cost and performance of each.

8
8.2
SCORE
Mobil 1 Advanced Fuel Economy Full Synthetic Motor Oil 0W-30, 5QT

ExxonMobil Mobil 1 Advanced Fuel Economy Full Synthetic Motor Oil 0W-30

by ExxonMobil
9
8.2
SCORE
Quaker State 550044965 Motor Oil, Synthetic Blend 5W-20 (5-Quart, Single Pack)

Quaker State 550044965 Motor Oil

by Quaker State
What We like

The recommended brand is more expensive, but this synthetic blend oil met or exceeded all manufacturer requirements in most of our tests. We did find one big drawback, however. It tended to spew more oil than competing oils.

10
8.2
SCORE
Pennzoil - 550045214 Conventional 10W-30 Motor Oil (5-Quart, Single-Pack)

Pennzoil

by Pennzoil
What We like

This conventional motor oil was a cheap, inexpensive option that was acceptable for engines that don't need the additives in pricier synthetic motor oils.

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