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Any issues using Rotella 0W20 Gas/Truck in Honda Civic 1.5L Turbo? #5442759 05/30/20 08:17 PM
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Was needing to do a change and found Rotella Gas/Truck at Advance Auto for 4.50 a quart after my military discount. Picked up 4 quarts and a Fram 7317 Ulta filter. Last fill was Castrol 0W20 which I ran til the MM binged yesterday. 9300 miles maybe?

In any event, how does this compare with QS and PP? SN Plus and Dexos2 rated so should be fine?

Last edited by Blue_Goose; 05/30/20 08:18 PM.

2018 Honda Civic EX Hatchback 1.5T

Re: Any issues using Rotella 0W20 Gas/Truck in Honda Civic 1.5L Turbo? [Re: Blue_Goose] #5442779 05/30/20 08:48 PM
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Never mind- I just saw the sticky- That's what I get for being away for almost a year blush


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Re: Any issues using Rotella 0W20 Gas/Truck in Honda Civic 1.5L Turbo? [Re: Blue_Goose] #5442787 05/30/20 09:05 PM
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Good to see you Goose.


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Re: Any issues using Rotella 0W20 Gas/Truck in Honda Civic 1.5L Turbo? [Re: Blue_Goose] #5442880 05/31/20 03:44 AM
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Welcome back!
Your question has gotten me to re-read the Q&A section of this oil for myself again...Thanks. smile

I am sure that you got your answer however, I would say that if you're going to drive your Civic Turbo hard(er), then this Rotella 0W20 could be a good choice. If not then, use anything else. I mean, why spend $40 when you only need to spend $20-$25?...or better yet, $15. laugh


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Re: Any issues using Rotella 0W20 Gas/Truck in Honda Civic 1.5L Turbo? [Re: Blue_Goose] #5443022 05/31/20 09:09 AM
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Look at my sig; just put 5w20 in the Impreza with the 7317.

Car loves it !


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Re: Any issues using Rotella 0W20 Gas/Truck in Honda Civic 1.5L Turbo? [Re: Char Baby] #5443096 05/31/20 10:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Char Baby
Welcome back!
Your question has gotten me to re-read the Q&A section of this oil for myself again...Thanks. smile

I am sure that you got your answer however, I would say that if you're going to drive your Civic Turbo hard(er), then this Rotella 0W20 could be a good choice. If not then, use anything else. I mean, why spend $40 when you only need to spend $20-$25?...or better yet, $15. laugh

He spent $18, without tax and filter. Doesn't mean he'll lay down $40 if it's not on sale.

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Re: Any issues using Rotella 0W20 Gas/Truck in Honda Civic 1.5L Turbo? [Re: Blue_Goose] #5444571 06/02/20 11:18 AM
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Thanks for the welcome back guys! Yes, I was going to buy PP but saw this for 4.50 a quart and figured why not give it a try. 9 bucks at Wally for the filter and zero tax in the Live Free or Die state banana


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Re: Any issues using Rotella 0W20 Gas/Truck in Honda Civic 1.5L Turbo? [Re: Blue_Goose] #5444586 06/02/20 11:50 AM
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Good buy. RGT should do well in your ride. You may want to use it again.


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