Maybe your vehicle’s manufacturer requires synthetic oil, or you have a choice. In either case, you should still learn why one type might perform better than another for your specific vehicle. We recommend taking a closer look at this article from Vehicle MD regarding “The Truth About Synthetic Oil.”
For the record, we strongly support and recommend synthetic oil when applicable (Mobil 1, in most cases). This topic of discussion has been sensationalized over the years, but these experts do a great job of cutting to the quick. No conspiracy theories here.
In any event, you should always consult your vehicle’s owners manual when considering what application might work best for you. Should you have any additional questions, we’ll be here to help you.