0w10 in Summer 40°C. Good in Prius 2013?

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  1. Mike Kilo

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    Is my oil too thin for such hot weather here...
     
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    A person here says 0-20 is like water. I wonder what he will describe 0-10 as...
     
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    There is no such thing. SAE does define 0W-8 and 0W-16, which is specified for new Camrys already.
     
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    There is such thing: "I use Mobil 1, 0W-40 as it’s better then 0W-20 which is water and that 0W-40 is the only true synthetic oil made by Mobil." - orenji

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    But it's not legit per SAE standard which defines viscosity grades. Any claimed grade not in the standard is just marketing BS.
     
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    RP also have 0w-5 listed :eek:
     
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    Years ago Mobil 1 sold plain 0 weight with no W
     
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    In Pakistan, assuming it's not up in some mountains, I'd be inclined to use 5W30 year 'round.
     
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