Toyota 0w20 Oil..
Posted 26 November 2009 - 04:57 PM
Trust me, you'll have no trouble running this oil in any Lexus or Toyota (or many other vehicles - Honda 0w20 is also made by Idemitsu, but the VOA on it is slightly different). When I bought a case of 12 from the Toyota dealership, the parts guy showed me an internal Toyota bulletin regarding the 0w20 oil specifically. It IS a synthetic oil, despite the lack of labeling as such on the bottle.
The bulletin went on for 4 pages, but it looks like 0w20 will be the ONLY oil spec'd in most upcoming Toyota and Lexus models. It has also been back spec'd for quite a number of Toyota/Lexus engines, but I don't recall which ones. The 2nd generation RX was listed for sure. Best bet if you want to run it on an older engine is to ask your dealership (or Toyota corporate) if your engine has been back spec'd.
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