It’s an age old question: Is there any benefit to running synthetic oil over conventional oil in your engine? I think we can safely say that for the vast majority of internal-combustion engines on the road today, the answer is yes. So just how does the synthetic stuff deliver on its promise of additional protection? Thankfully, the crack team over at Donut Media’s Science Garage provide us the lowdown on the differences between conventional and synthetic motor oil.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/12/11/conventional-vs-synthetic-oil