GT-1® dexos1™ Full Synthetic Motor Oil Gen 2

Premium Full Synthetic Premium Passenger Car Engine Oil; Approved for GM dexos1™ Gen2

Kendall® GT-1 dexos1™ Full Synthetic Motor Oils Gen2 are premium quality automotive engine oils specially designed to meet the performance requirements of the GM dexos1™ Gen2 specification for gasoline-fueled GM vehicles. They also exceed ILSAC GF-5 warranty requirements for use in other vehicles.

Features & Benefits

  • Helps protect against low speed pre-ignition (LSPI) in turbocharged gasoline direct-injection engines (TGDI)
  • Exceeds ILSAC GF-5 requirements for new cars under warranty
  • Reduces the occurrence of low speed preignition
  • Outstanding resistance to viscosity and thermal breakdown at high temperatures
  • Excellent low-temperature pumpability for protection during cold starts
  • Protects against sludge and varnish formation
  • Protects against turbocharger deposits
  • Protects against rust and bearing corrosion
  • Low volatility for reduced oil consumption
  • Highly resistant to aeration and foaming
  • Formulated to protect turbochargers and emission control system catalysts
  • Formulated for use in vehicles operating on ethanol-containing fuels up to E85


  • GM vehicles where a dexos1 Gen2 oil is specified
  • Gasoline-fueled and flex-fuel passenger cars, light trucks and sport utility vehicles
  • 4-stroke cycle gasoline engines in other mobile or stationary equipment

Technical Details


Licenses & Approvals

GT-1 dexos1™ Gen2 is licensed or OEM-certified for:

  • ILSAC GF-5
  • API Service SN Plus with Resource Conserving
  • GM dexos1™ Gen2

GT-1 dexos1™ Gen2 meets or exceeds the requirements of:

  • Chrysler MS-6395
  • Ford WSS-M2C946-A (SAE 5W-30)
  • Ford WSS-M2C946-B1 (SAE 5W-30)
  • Ford WSS-M2C947-A (SAE 0W-20)
  • Ford WSS-M2C947-B1 (SAE 0W-20)
  • GM4718M, GM6094M (obsolete specifications)
  • Honda HTO-06

Additional Details

SAE Grade 0W-20 5W-30
Specific Gravity @ 60°F 0.846 0.851
Density, lbs/gal @ 60°F 7.04 7.08
Color, ASTM D1500 3 3
Flash Point (COC), °C (°F) 226 (438) 220 (428)
Pour Point, °C (°F) -40 (-40) -40 (-40)
Viscosity, Kinematic
cSt @ 40°C 45 64
cSt @ 100°C 8.5 11
Viscosity Index 169 165
Cold Cranking Viscosity, cP 5700 5000
°C (-35) (-30)
High-Temp/High-Shear Viscosity, cP @ 150°C 2.7 3.2
Sulfated Ash, ASTM D874, wt % 0.9 0.9
Total Base Number (TBN), ASTM D2896 8.7 8.7
Phosphorus, wt % 0.77 0.077
Zinc, wt % 0.085 0.085