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AMSOIL Signature Series 0W-16 100% Synthetic Motor Oil

Product code : AZSQT-EA

A New Level of Motor Oil Technology

  • 75% more engine protection against horsepower loss and wear.1
  • 50% more cleaning power vs. AMSOIL OE Motor Oil
  • Protects turbochargers 72% better than required2 by the GM dexos1 Gen 2 specification.
  • 28% more acid-neutralizing power than Mobil 1.3
  • Trusted by professional engine builders
  • Guaranteed protection for up to 25,000 miles or 1 year

1Based on independent testing of AMSOIL Signature Series 0W-20 using the ASTM D6891 standard test.
2Based on independent testing of AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 in the GM turbo coking test.
3Based upon independent testing of Mobil 1 Annual Protection Full Synthetic 5W-30 and AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 in ASTM D2896. Oils purchased in July 2020.

AMSOIL Signature Series 0W-16 100% Synthetic Motor Oil



Engineered for enthusiasts seeking maximum protection and performance. Precision-formulated with cutting-edge technology and a longstanding devotion to making the world’s best motor oil. The result: engine protection that blows the doors off the highest industry standards.

See the Product Data Bulletin for full details.

Fights Engine Wear

  • 75 percent more engine protection against horsepower loss and wear1 than required by the industry standard, extending the life of vital components like pistons and cams.
  • Develops a strong fluid film that keeps metal surfaces separated.
  • Robust anti-wear additives further reduce wear in metal-to-metal contact regions for maximum engine life.

1Based on independent testing of AMSOIL Signature Series 0W-20, in ASTM D6891 as required by the API SN specification.


Signature Series Improves Startup Protection

AMSOIL provides better cold cranking viscosity, helping improve wear protection for engine components at startup.PP

ASTM D5293 cold Crank (Lower = Better)

ASTM D5293 Cold Crank (Lower=Better)

  AMSOIL Signature Series(5W-30) Royal Purple High Performance (5W-30) Lucas (5W-30) Driven LS30 (5W-30) Red Line High Performance (5W-30) Royal Purple HPS (5W-30)
Cranking Viscosity (㎫ ●s) 3800 4500 5000 5750 6100 6100

PPBased on independent third-party testing in the industry-standard ASTM D5293 Cold Crank Simulator test as required by SAE J300.
*Trademark names and images are the property of their respective owners and may be registered marks in some countries. No affiliation or endorsement claim, express or implied, is made by their use.


Signature Series Fights Wear

75% more engine protection against horsepower loss and wear.A

Sequence IVA Engine Test - Lower Number = Less Wear

Sequence IVA Engine Test - Lower Number = Less Wear

  Industry Standard AMSOIL Signature Series 0W-20 Synthetic Motor Oil
Average Cam Wear 90 20.28

ABased on independent testing of AMSOIL Signature Series 0W-20, in ASTM D6891 as required by the API SN specification.


Signature Series Delivers Powerful Protection

AMSOIL delivers powerful protection. How good is it? An independent lab compared AMSOIL synthetic motor oil head-to-head against a leading competitor in a 100,000-mile test.P AMSOIL provided far superior wear protection and kept bearings looking like new.

Test results from AMSOIL against leading competitor in 100,000-mile test.

PTesting conducted in an independent lab using AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil and a leading synthetic-blend 5W-30 motor oil in Ford F-150 trucks with 3.5L twin-turbo engines.


Signature Series Protects Against LSPI

AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oils achieved 100% protection against LSPI.B

Piston damage due to an LSPI event observed during the testing of a competitor’s motor oil.

Example of piston damage due to an LSPI event observed during the testing of a competitor’s motor oil. The red arrows indicate sections of the ring land that have broken away from the piston.

BBased on zero LSPI events in five consecutive tests of AMSOIL Signature Series, XL and OE 5W-30 Motor Oil in the LSPI engine test required by the GM dexos1 Gen 2 specification.


Signature Series Resists Viscosity Increase

Signature Series is barely challenged by the industry-standard testing, demonstrating only a 0.1% viscosity increase. Even when the test length is doubled, AMSOIL delivered twice the viscosity control required by the standard.GG

Sequence IIIH Engine Test - Lower number = better viscosity control

Sequence IIIH Engine Test - Lower number = better viscosity control

  Industry Standard AMSOIL 1X AMSOIL 2X
Viscosity Increase % 100% 0.1% 49.6%

GGBased on independent testing of AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 in the Sequence IIIH Engine Test (ASTM D8111), required by the ILSAC GF-6 and API SP specifications.


Signature Series Helps Keep Engines Cleaner

  • Fortified with a heavy treatment of detergent additives, delivering 28% more acid-neutralizing power than Mobil 1* and helping engines stay cleaner, longer.LL
  • 50% more detergentsD to help keep oil passages clean and promote oil circulation.
  • Controls heat and minimizes performance-robbing deposits.
  • Superior thermal durability that resists breakdown and keeps pistons clean.
  • Provides 90% better protection against sludge.DD

Oil pick-up tube screen showing it's virtually free of sludge.

The oil pick-up tube screen is virtually free of sludge.

LLBased upon independent testing of Mobil 1 Annual Protection Full Synthetic 5W-30 and AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 in ASTM D2896. Oils purchased July 2020.
Dvs. AMSOIL OE Motor Oil
DDBased on independent testing of AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 in the ASTM D6593 engine test for oil screen plugging as required by the API SN specification.


Signature Series Guards Turbos

Protects turbochargers 72% better than requiredC by the GM dexos1* Gen 2 specification.

Part from turbocharger.

CBased on independent testing of AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 in the GM turbo coking test.


Keeps Pistons Cleaner

Even after doubling the length of the industry-standard test, AMSOIL delivered 40% cleaner pistons than required by the standard.FF

Piston 40% cleaner from using AMSOIL.

FFBased on independent testing of AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 in the Sequence IIIH Engine Test (ASTM D8111), required by the ILSAC GF-6 and API SP specifications.

 

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AMSOIL Signature Series 0W-16 100% Synthetic Motor Oil

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AMSOIL Signature Series 0W-16 100% Synthetic Motor Oil

  • 5 star rating
    Amsoil 5W-20
    By  ROGER,  a  Verified Buyer  from  Wilmington NC  on  April 15, 2024
    Best synthetic oil on the market.
    Bottom Line
    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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  • 5 star rating
    Expensive per quart but cheaper in long run due chg interval
    By  Jon,  a  Verified Buyer  from  Tennessee  on  April 15, 2024
    Used it in motorcycles, tractors, trucks, lawnmowers and cars for 25+ years. Chg interval 1 year or 25k miles on cars and trucks, 200k or above was easily attained, 300 plus on 2 trucks with no engine repairs.
    Bottom Line
    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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  • 5 star rating
    Best oil $ can buy. Period!
    By  BEN,  a  Verified Buyer  from  Texas  on  April 15, 2024
    Best of the best
    Bottom Line
    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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  • 5 star rating
    FIRST TIME USED AND LOVE IT
    By  EDWARD,  a  Verified Buyer  on  April 15, 2024
    I always used Valvoline Advanced 5W20 since it was brand new. When I tried Amsoil 5W20, the results were immediate. Quieted the engine, nice and smooth now.
    Bottom Line
    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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  • 5 star rating
    Signature Oil
    By  Eric,  a  Verified Buyer  on  April 15, 2024
    I like to keep my vehicles for a long time. Most of my cars have several hundred thousand miles on them. Amsoil's advanced additive package gives me the peace of mind that the cylinder and bearing wear in my engines are minimal. I feel it is extra money well spent.
    Bottom Line
    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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  • 5 star rating
    Made me a believer
    By  IAN,  a  Verified Buyer  from  Los Angeles   on  April 14, 2024
    My previous truck I used the engine flush & rebilt the top end of motor. I was using 5/30 excellent oil. Now I live & die by these products, would recommend to anyone.
    Bottom Line
    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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  • 5 star rating
    I like this even better
    By  ALFRED,  a  Verified Buyer  from  Lincoln University pa.  on  April 14, 2024
    Was using the OEM switched to the signature 5w30 and noticed a difference wright away ran better gas mileage and ran cooler would highly recommend this oil my choice from now on
    Bottom Line
    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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  • 5 star rating
    Works well in used motors
    By  TED,  a  Verified Buyer  from  Santa fe  on  April 13, 2024
    Works good
    Bottom Line
    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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  • 5 star rating
    Seems good so far
    By  SHANNON,  a  Verified Buyer  from  Kcmo  on  April 13, 2024
    Fast shipping, easy to pour, I am nowhere near the 25k mark only about 2500 miles in, so time will tell, not sure if I will go the whole 25k as its against my religion, but I am sure I will get close...
    Bottom Line
    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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  • 5 star rating
    Great oil
    By  RYAN,  a  Verified Buyer  from  Iowa  on  April 13, 2024
    Great oil I use it in most my vehicles and never had an issue with one running it.
    Bottom Line
    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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