First turbo vehicle for me....oil thoughts?

My Kia lives near 40w and it's a 2.0MPI.. The Amsoil 0w30 Euro clocks 12.3cst@100. It's a thickie compared to the Amsoil Signature Series 0w30, which is right around 10.5@100.
If I had the turbo, 0w40 winter and 5w40 summer. Probably Mobil-1 Euro in SP cert.

ZZMan.....
Have that catalytic converter checked out. Odds are a ton of used oil from prior failed engine made a mess in there. It may be near-shot and they're expensive to replace.
 
HPL PCEO 5W-30/40 with a fram endurance filter.
take a sample at 6K and send to wear check to check for fuel dilution. if fuel dilution can be managed i’d say try for 12k OCI’s like i am on the accord.
I like this suggestion, it gives the ole Santa Fe its best chance at a normal life.
 
I've had a few boosted cars. Still have two. Don't drive them hard in cold Wx until they've warmed up. Don't rip on them too much when they're really hot. Never had to replace one. Otherwise,

Keep calm and spool on!
 
We just bought a 2015 Santa Fe with the 2.0 GDI turbo. I have never owned a turbo car before. Of course I find out these engines have issues with oil consumption and bearing failure. The engine has been replaced (Long block).

So I am a full syn, better filter 5,000 mile oci guy on my previous vehicles. The vehicle won't be abused and might see 7,000 miles a year.

I am seriously considering running either Amsoil or HPL in it as an extra cushion of protection. Your oil thoughts please?
Are you in the UP? I’m obviously on board with Amsoil and HPL if you’re good with cost. However, if it’s garaged and not short-tripped, I’d think the upper shelf oils at WM will probably do just fine. If it’s not garaged, and you’re north of Detroit, make sure you go with a 0w. Considering the H/Ks haven’t had the best record on engines, I’d also personally go up a grade.
 
Are you in the UP? I’m obviously on board with Amsoil and HPL if you’re good with cost. However, if it’s garaged and not short-tripped, I’d think the upper shelf oils at WM will probably do just fine. If it’s not garaged, and you’re north of Detroit, make sure you go with a 0w. Considering the H/Ks haven’t had the best record on engines, I’d also personally go up a grade.
Lower Michigan. No garage, it will definitely be mostly short tripped.
I am usually price conscious but being this will need few oil changes a year, is a turbo and GDI, it isn't a deal breaker.
 
My Kia lives near 40w and it's a 2.0MPI.. The Amsoil 0w30 Euro clocks 12.3cst@100. It's a thickie compared to the Amsoil Signature Series 0w30, which is right around 10.5@100.
If I had the turbo, 0w40 winter and 5w40 summer. Probably Mobil-1 Euro in SP cert.

ZZMan.....
Have that catalytic converter checked out. Odds are a ton of used oil from prior failed engine made a mess in there. It may be near-shot and they're expensive to replace.
I hope it was one of the engines that failed suddenly instead of used oil a lot and then failed.
 
Odds are, it died a slow death. Take it to a muffler shop. They have tools for a look-see inside it. They can guesstimate how much (hypothetical) sand is left in it's upper hour-bulb.

if the news is short-term terminal, put it up for sale ASAP.
 
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