The Original
Engine Oil

Valvoline™ has been powering the world's engines for over 150 years. We’ve not only been making engine oil longer than anyone else, we’ve been improving it longer than anyone else. It’s why no matter what you drive, you can trust the performance of your engine to the original.

TRUSTED IN EVERY CORNER OF THE WORLD

SYNPOWER

FULL SYTHETIC ENGINE OIL
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ENGINE ARMOUR

SYNTHETIC TECHNOLOGY ENGINE OIL
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ALL FLEET PLUS

HEAVY DUTY DEISEL ENGINE OIL
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Our History

Original Through & Through

Valvoline™ has been making engine oil since 1866. We've not only been making engine oil longer than anyone else, we've been improving it longer than anyone else.

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1866

Dr. John Ellis discovered the lubricating benefits of crude oil and founded the company that became Valvoline™

1920

When the Model-T was mass-produced, Valvoline™ was the only one engine oil that Ford recommended

1954

Valvoline™ introduces its all-climate engine oil, so people don't have to switch oils for each season

1965

With America's obsession with the speed and power of muscle cars, Valvoline™ introduces an oil specifically designed for racing, now called VR1

1996

Valvoline™ introduces DuraBlend, our first synthetic blend engine oil to withstand increasingly hotter engine temperatures

2000

Valvoline™ introduces MaxLife, the first high mileage engine oil, in response to the aging population of cars, helping restore lost horsepower in cars with over 100,000 kilometres

2019

Valvoline™ introduces the Easy Pour™ Bottle

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