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#3195360 - 11/23/13 02:24 AM Motul 506.01 0w30, 9 367 miles, Skoda 1.9 TDI BXE
zak14 Offline

Registered: 11/07/11
Posts: 22
Loc: Poland
This is uoa of Motul Specific 506.01 0w30 after 15 072 km / 9 367 miles.

Tested in any conditions.
Winter: temperatures down to -16.6 F – city, highways, short (a couple of miles) trips in mountains during winter holidays.
Summer: temperatures up to 91 F: city, long country roundtrips, highways, including German highways with no speed limits on many of them.

I made quick wear comparison between oils I used. Because the mileage on oils was different I show two results: ‘as in’ and the second where I substracted the residual iron left after oil change.

I was expecting that 0w30 will give some benefits over 5w30 in terms of fuel consumption. Here are the results.

To make the comparison more precise I did also some calculations based on fuel consumption on the same kind of route, that is I included into calculations only 100%: highway, country or city rides between refueling.

2010 Skoda Octavia 2 FL 1.9 TDI (BXE) / Motul Specific 506.01 0w30
2004 Ford Focus I 1.8 TDI / Motorcraft 5w30

#3195505 - 11/23/13 09:11 AM Re: Motul 506.01 0w30, 9 367 miles, Skoda 1.9 TDI BXE [Re: zak14]
R80RS Offline

Registered: 06/05/13
Posts: 929
Loc: Wisconsin USA
Excellent report. Thanks for posting on an oil we don't get to see too often.
2004 F150 204k mi. Amsoil XL 5w-20, Fram Ultra
2003 VW Jetta TDI, 190k mi. Amsoil EFM 5w-40, Mahle

#3195555 - 11/23/13 10:05 AM Re: Motul 506.01 0w30, 9 367 miles, Skoda 1.9 TDI BXE [Re: zak14]
dparm Offline

Registered: 04/19/10
Posts: 12619
Loc: Chicago, IL
Looks like a good oil. Keep using it.
2011.5 BMW M3 saloon ZCP
Castrol Edge Professional TWS 10w60 + Mahle OX 254D3