Are you getting the most out of your coolant?

Are you getting the most out of your coolant? Are you getting the most out of your coolant?

Are you among those drivers that don't give your coolant level a moment's thought unless a hose fails or your radiator leaks and your car suddenly overheats?


Then you need a little 101 on coolant.


Engine coolant or antifreeze contains ethylene glycol or propylene chemical, which decreases the freezing point of water.


One of the best ways to know if you are getting the most out of your coolant is to be aware of the advantages of using a good quality anti-freeze liquid. Here are some key tips.


A premium quality cooling liquid helps you to reduce the maintenance cost by providing efficiency in your car engine, which also improves performance. It avoids car breakdowns and prevents engine failures by making your car engine stay cool in summers and hot in winter. The other key benefit of engine coolant is that it helps to prevent cooling system metal parts from corrosion and rust. Corrosion can cause lasting damage if you don't have a suitable coolant in your system.


Havoline® Xtended Life Antifreeze/Coolant does all the above and more. As a single-phase, ethylene glycol antifreeze/coolants, it is based on an aliphatic corrosion inhibitor system available as a concentrate, a premix 50/50 and a premix 33/6, it delivers value through OEM approved wide service applications. Besides improved heat transfer when compared to silicate-containing antifreeze/coolant products, Havoline Xtended Life Antifreeze provides long service Life, essentially up to 250,000 kilometers/5 years of cooling system protection.


Its organic beneficial formulation that is free of silicate, nitrite, borate, phosphate, nitrate, and amines allows longer service life while offering outstanding high-temperature protection of cooling systems metals including aluminum.


Havoline Antifreeze is also a standout because besides superior protection at high operating temperatures, it can be used in mixed fleet applications where both gasoline and passenger car diesel vehicles are present from various manufacturers reducing inventory. This coolant can also vouch for stability.


Did you know that Havoline Coolant can be stored for approximately 8 years in sealed containers with no effect on the product quality or performance? So, if your current coolant doesn’t really tick all the above boxes, you are not getting most of your coolant and need to buy one that truly meets all your engine’s needs.

This article was written by Chevron technologists in collaboration with industry experts and global thought leaders.

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