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  1. As per new circular of maruti suzuki ,it has been recommended to use 5w 40 grade synthetic oil in the internationally famous 1.3 ddis deisel engine instead of mineral oil in the new lot of suzuki cars including ertiga, new dzire , SX4 etc with oil change interval of 10,000 kms. Here it creates a confusion in my mind as to which oil is truly synthetic? I have read forums on internet which claim that castrol syntec or edge are not real synthetics as they have been processed from same hydrocarbons as mineral oil and only contain additives and even mobil1 is no exception. The manipulation of the word synthetic oil started after castrol won a legal battle involving use of this word in advertisements and this changed the entire scenario of terming oils as synthetics as per information available on internet forums. I want to seek advice on this topic. Any help will be appreciated.