MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on recent analysis of the motor oils market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes ExxonMobil Corporation as the recipient of the 2016 US Product Leadership award. Frost & Sullivan surveyed new and experienced automotive technicians across shop sizes and types to identify the overall best motor oil. For the third year in a row, ExxonMobil's Mobil 1TM motor oils emerged the clear winner with 22 percent of the vote, a significant 10 percent lead over its nearest competitor.
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"When quizzed on why they rated Mobil 1 motor oils the best, many technicians highlighted the quality and the reputation of the product as superior," said Frost & Sullivan Program Manager Stephen Spivey. "They indicated manufacturers used it and customers trusted it."
Many end-use technicians observed that the oil was the cleanest and most refined motor oil and that it did not break down easily or leave gunk. They also praised Mobil 1 synthetic oil's outstanding quality and impact on automobile engines. It was revealed that many automakers recommended Mobil to technicians because of the company's impeccable reputation.
"In a 15 point comparison chart between Mobil 1 and its nearest competitor, Mobil 1 led on most key points, including timely delivery, ease of ordering process, customer preference, and warranty coverage," added Spivey. "This is a strong vote of trust, considering more than 70 percent of respondents have over 15 years of experience."
For leading the market based on stringently selected criteria, ExxonMobil is a worthy recipient of the 2016 US Product Leadership award in the motor oils market. Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has developed a product with innovative features and functionality that is gaining rapid acceptance in the market. The award recognizes the quality of the solution and the customer value enhancements it enables.
Frost & Sullivan's Best Practices awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for outstanding achievement in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research.
About Mobil 1
The world's leading synthetic motor oil brand, Mobil 1™ features anti-wear technology that provides performance beyond our conventional motor oils. This technology allows Mobil 1 to meet or exceed the toughest standards of car builders and to provide exceptional protection against engine wear, under normal or even some of the most extreme conditions. Mobil 1 flows quickly in extreme temperatures to protect critical engine parts and is designed to maximize engine performance and help extend engine life.
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