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AMSOIL Interceptor Synthetic 2-Stroke Injector OilAMSOIL Interceptor Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil now meets and exceeds the requirements for the JASO FD industry specification. Why does this matter? Ski-Doo recently started recommending the use of JASO FD-compliant 2-stroke oils for their E-TEC snowmobile engines.

AMSOIL Interceptor has been extensively tested for use in Ski-Doo E-TEC engines. The addition of this spec further cements Interceptor’s credentials as the ideal 2-stroke oil for E-TEC engines. We have received nothing but rave reviews about Interceptor from our E-TEC customers. Best of all, the 100% synthetic Interceptor is priced lower than Ski-Doo/BRP 2T E-TEC Synthetic Oil or BRP Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil.

What Is The “JASO FD” 2-Stroke Oil Specification?

JASO FD is a two-stroke oil industry specification set by the Japanese Automotive Standards Organization.

As with previous JASO two-stroke oil specs, JASO FD has a number of performance and smoke guidelines. This newest “FD” specification places a much greater emphasis on detergency and engine cleanliness.

How Is AMSOIL Interceptor Suitable For Ski-Doo E-TEC Engines?

The direct injection Ski-Doo E-TEC engine sets new standards in terms of fuel efficiency, low emissions and horsepower per cubic centimeter.

One of the main features of E-TEC engines is that they consume very little 2-stroke oil. A relatively small amount of oil is the difference between peak performance or an expensive engine failure. For this reason, E-TEC engines require a very advanced synthetic 2-stroke oil. AMSOIL Interceptor offers highly sophisticated synthetic anti-wear chemistry. Extensive testing in Ski-Doo E-TEC engines has proven that Interceptor provides outstanding wear control.

Another important oil requirement for E-TEC’s is cleanliness. The precise E-TEC engines require very clean internals. This is the main reason why BRP is requiring the use of 2-stroke oils that meet the JASO FD spec. Interceptor has world-class cleaning ingredients that keep E-TEC engines operating at their peak. It also keeps RAVE variable exhaust power valves clean which optimizes performance. AMSOIL Interceptor’s clean-burning performance exceeds the JASO FD requirements.

One of the special features of the E-TEC engine is a (mostly) one-pull start in extreme cold. AMSOIL Interceptor pours down to -56°C (-69°F) for instant cold-start oil flow.

Interceptor ticks all of the boxes for E-TEC use. It provides elite wear protection, high film strength, minimal friction, robust detergent ingredients and low-smoke.

In conclusion, Interceptor offers all of these features at a lower price than BRP 2T E-TEC Synthetic Oil.

Request wholesale pricing for AMSOIL Interceptor Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil using the contact form on this page.

2019 Ski-Doo Snowmobiles

Photo Credit: Snowmobile.com

Here is a list of all 2019 Ski-Doo snowmobiles along with the correct AMSOIL synthetic oil recommendation for each model and engine type.

We offer AMSOIL synthetic snowmobile oil  for Ski-Doo snowmobiles at wholesale prices in Canada and the United States. We ship from 2 warehouses in Canada and 11 in the US. Free shipping on qualified orders. Contact us for a prices using the form on this page.

Here are oil recommendations for Ski-Doo snowmobiles made from 2008 to 2018.

AMSOIL Products For Ski-Doo Snowmobiles

AMSOIL Interceptor Synthetic 2-Stroke Injector OilAMSOIL Synthetic 2-Stroke Injector OilAMSOIL Formula 4-Stroke Synthetic 0W-40 Motor Oil

AMSOIL Interceptor Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil
A world-class replacement for XPS 2-T E-TEC Synthetic Oil. Interceptor has been exhaustively tested in in E-TEC engines (with stellar results). The high detergent content keeps RAVE valves clean. Our customers come back year after year for this dependable performer.

AMSOIL Synthetic 2-Stroke Injector Oil
A value-priced, full-synthetic replacement for XPS 2-T Carb Premium Mineral Oil. Ideal for recreational and utility sleds of all model years. Also suitable for power valve-equipped engines. Fights deposits and wear for clean, reliable performance.

AMSOIL Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40 Synthetic Oil
A reliable substitute for both XPS Extreme Cold Grade Synthetic Oil and XPS 4T Synthetic Oil. Ideal for turbo and non-turbo snowmobile engines. Flows down to -51°C (-60°F) for dependable cold starts. Withstands extreme heat and heavy loads. A shear-stable formula for consistent viscosity protection throughout its service life.

2019 Ski-Doo Models With AMSOIL Synthetic Oil Suggestion

  • Freeride 850 E-TEC (all models) 849cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Summit Sport 600 Carb 597cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Summit SP 600R E-TEC 594.4cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Summit X/SP 850 E-TEC 849cc l/c- Interceptor
  • MX Z X/X-RS 600R E-TEC 594.4cc l/c- Interceptor
  • MX Z X/X-RS 850 E-TEC 849cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Expedition Sport 550F 553.4cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • Expedition Sport 600 ACE 600cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Expedition LE/SE 600 H.O. E-TEC 594.4cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Expedition Extreme 800R E-TEC 799cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Expedition ACE (all models) 899cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Expedition LE/SE 1200 4-TEC 1170.7cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Grand Touring Sport 600 ACE 600cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Grand Touring Limited 600R E-TEC 594.4cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Grand Touring Limited/Sport REV Gen4 900 ACE 899cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Grand Touring Limited 900 ACE Turbo 899cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Backcountry 600R E-TEC 600cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Backcountry 850 X/X-RS E-TEC 849cc l/c- Interceptor
  • MX Z Sport 600 Carb 597cc l/c- Interceptor
  • MX Z TNT/Blizzard 600R E-TEC 594.4cc l/c- Interceptor
  • MX Z TNT/Blizzard 850 E-TEC 849cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Renegade Sport 600 ACE 600cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Renegade Sport 600 Carb 597cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Renegade 600R E-TEC (all models) 594.4cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Renegade 850 E-TEC (all models) 849cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Renegade 900 ACE (all models) 899cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Renegade 900 ACE Turbo 899cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Skandic WT 550F 553.4cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • Skandic WT 600 ACE 600cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Skandic WT/SWT 600 H.O. E-TEC 594.4cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Skandic WT/SWT 900 ACE 899cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Tundra 550F LT/Sport 553.4cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • Tundra LT/Sport 600 ACE 600cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Tundra Xtreme 600 H.O. E-TEC 594.4cc l/c- Interceptor

Questions? Contact us using the form on this page or call us at 1-800-748-5781.

A reader asks: What is the correct oil to gas mixture for a 1973 Ski-Doo TNT 340 snowmobile? Is it safe to use synthetic oil in older 2-stroke engines like this?

Our answer: The ratio suggested by Ski-Doo 45 years ago would not be relevant today. Oil technology has changed dramatically since the 1970’s. The ratio used should be the one suggested on the label of the chosen oil.

Vintage snowmobiles from that era suggested premix ratios ranging from 20:1 to 40:1. Conventional 2-stroke oils from the 70’s would have a fraction of the film strength of today’s sophisticated synthetic 2-stroke oils. Anyone who rode snowmobiles back in those days remembers the notoriously smoky exhaust. A larger volume of oil had to added to the fuel to provide adequate engine protection.

When using a modern 2-cycle oil, go with the ratio suggested on the oil bottle label. It will work just fine.

AMSOIL 2-Stroke Oil Choices For Vintage Snowmobiles

AMSOIL Synthetic 2-Stroke Injector OilIf you looking for an AMSOIL synthetic 2-cycle oil for your classic sled, we’ve got two candidates.

AMSOIL Synthetic 2-Stroke Injector Oil is a value-priced synthetic that offers big features at a better price than many conventional and semi-syn 2-cycle oils. This product offers clean burning performance, low-smoke and exceptional wear protection. Synthetic 2-Stroke Injector Oil is also versatile as it can be used in snowmobiles or outboard engines. Ideal for either premix or oil injection systems.

AMSOIL Interceptor Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil is the absolute cream of the crop for the very latest high-tech snowmobiles. It also highly effective as a premix in older engines. AMSOIL Interceptor Synthetic 2-Stroke Injector OilInterceptor offers a sophisticated synthetic base oil and a high detergent content for ultra-clean combustion and incredible deposit-fighting ability. Interceptor is the ultimate 2-stroke oil for maximum performance and wear control.

With either AMSOIL choice, go with the prescribed 50:1 ratio. This is a very conservative ratio that will deliver clean combustion and the best possible wear protection in any 2-cycle snowmobile engine. Use this ratio regardless of the original oil/gasoline mix ratio recommended by the snowmobile manufacturer.

Is Modern Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil Safe for Vintage Engines?

There are no compatibility problems with running synthetic 2-stroke oil in older engines. Synthetic oil is 100% compatible with all seal and gasket materials. There is nothing but strong benefits to using synthetic oil in older 2-strokes. Expect minimal exhaust smoke, improved throttle response and maximum wear protection.

Easy Oil/Gas Mix Ratio Calculator

Here is a link to a very helpful 2-stroke mix ratio calculator.

  • Choose whether you want to use Metric or US measurements.
  • Then add the number of US gallons or litres of fuel you will be mixing.
  • Type in your desired mix ratio and click on “Calculate”. The calculator will tell you exactly how much oil to add to the gasoline.
2016 Arctic Cat M Series Snowmobile

(photo credit: sleddermag.com)

Lets look at AMSOIL Synthetic Oil options for all 2-stroke and 4-stroke Arctic Cat snowmobiles. Below is a list of all Cat models made between 2008 and 2018. AMSOIL offers legendary protection and will provide a performance upgrade to any Arctic Cat snowmobile.

AMSOIL Interceptor Synthetic 2-Stroke Injector OilAMSOIL Synthetic 2-Stroke Injector OilAMSOIL Dominator Synthetic 2-Stroke Racing OilAMSOIL Formula 4-Stroke Synthetic 0W-40 Motor Oil

AMSOIL Synthetic Oil Options for Arctic Cat Snowmobiles

AMSOIL Interceptor Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil
This renowned 2-stroke injector oil is a superb choice for any high-performance Arctic Cat snowmobile engine. Interceptor is designed to keep APV valves clean in C-TEC2 600 and 800 engines, as well as all Suzuki-made Cat engines. This full-synthetic oil delivers the utmost wear protection, optimum performance, low-smoke and reliable cold weather flow. Interceptor is formulated to replace Arctic Cat C-TEC2 Synthetic 2-Cycle Oil and Arctic Cat APV Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil.

AMSOIL Synthetic 2-Stroke Injector Oil
This 100% synthetic 2-stroke injector oil is ideal for recreational, work and trail snowmobiles at a very competitive price. AMSOIL Injector Oil offers outstanding wear control, clean engine internals and improved operation at a great price. AMSOIL Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil is an ideal replacement and performance upgrade over Arctic Cat Formula 50 Mineral 2-Stroke Oil.

AMSOIL Dominator Synthetic 2-Stroke Racing Oil 
For racing purposes or heavily modified 2-stroke engines only. Provides wear control under extreme heat and exceptional loads. Dominator should only be used in racing engines that are torn down frequently. Interceptor is a better choice for high-performance applications as it contains a strong detergent package that will provide cleaner engine internals and power valves.

AMSOIL Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40 Synthetic Motor Oil
Provides iron-clad protection  for all Arctic Cat 4-cycle engines made by Yamaha, Suzuki and Kymco. Ideal for turbo-charged and no-turbo engines. The full-synthetic 0W-40 flows down to -60°F for fast startup protection. This product also withstands ultra-hot operating temperatures and the toughest conditions. AMSOIL Formula 4-Stroke 0W-40 is a world-class replacement for Arctic Cat C-TEC4 Synthetic 4-Stroke Engine Oil.

For US or Canadian wholesale pricing on these AMSOIL snowmobile oils, contact us using the form on this page or call us at 1-800-748-5781.

2008 Arctic Cat Snowmobiles

  • AC 120 119cc f/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Bearcat 570 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • Bearcat 660 WT 660cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Bearcat 660 Turbo 660cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Crossfire 5 499cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Crossfire 6 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Crossfire 8 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Crossfire 1000 (all models) 999cc l/c- Interceptor
  • F5 (all models) 499cc l/c- Interceptor
  • F570 (all models) 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • F6 (all models) 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • F8 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • F1000 (all models) 999cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Jaguar Z1 (all models) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • M6 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M8 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M1000 (all models) 999cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Panther 370 367cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • Panther 660 660cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • T500 499cc l/c- Interceptor
  • T570 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • T660 Turbo Touring 660cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • TZ1 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • 600 Sno Pro 599cc l/c (racing model)- Dominator or Interceptor
  • 600 Sno Pro Cross Country 599cc l/c (racing model)- Dominator or Interceptor

2009 Arctic Cat Snowmobiles

  • AC 120 119cc f/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Bearcat 570 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • Bearcat Z1 XT 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Crossfire 5 499cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Crossfire 6 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Crossfire 8 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Crossfire 1000 (all models) 999cc l/c- Interceptor
  • F5 499cc l/c- Interceptor
  • F570 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • F6 Sno Pro 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • F8 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • F1000 Sno Pro (all models) 999cc l/c– Interceptor
  • M6 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M8 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M1000 (all models) 999cc l/c- Interceptor
  • T500 499cc l/c- Interceptor
  • T570 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • TZ1 (all models) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Z1 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Z1 Turbo (all models) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • 600 Sno Pro 599cc l/c (racing model)- Dominator or Interceptor
  • 600 Sno Pro Cross Country 599cc l/c (racing model)- Dominator or Interceptor

2010 Arctic Cat Snowmobiles

  • AC 120 123cc f/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Bearcat 570 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • Bearcat Z1 XT (blue) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Crossfire 6 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Crossfire 8 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • CFR 1000 999cc l/c- Interceptor
  • F5 LXR 499cc l/c- Interceptor
  • F570 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • F6 Sno Pro 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • F8 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M6 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M8 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M1000 Sno Pro 162″ 999cc l/c- Interceptor
  • T570 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • TZ1 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • TZ1 Turbo LXR 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Z1 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Z1 Turbo (all models) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • 500 Sno Pro 499cc l/c- Interceptor
  • 600 Sno Pro 599cc l/c (racing model)- Dominator or Interceptor
  • 600 Sno Pro Cross Country 599cc l/c (racing model)- Dominator or Interceptor

2011 Arctic Cat Snowmobiles

  • 120 Sno Pro 123cc f/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Bearcat 570 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • Bearcat Z1 XT (all models) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Crossfire 6 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Crossfire 8 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • CFR 8 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • CFR 1000 999cc l/c- Interceptor
  • F5 LXR 499cc l/c- Interceptor
  • F570 (all models) 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • F6 (all models) 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • F8 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M6 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M8 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • HCR 153″ 794cc l/c– Interceptor
  • M8 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M1000 Sno Pro 162″ 999cc l/c- Interceptor
  • T570 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • TZ1 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • TZ1 Turbo LXR LTD 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Z1 (all models) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Z1 Turbo (all models) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • 500 Sno Pro 499cc l/c- Interceptor
  • 600 Sno Pro 599cc l/c (racing model)- Dominator or Interceptor
  • 600 Sno Pro Cross Country 599cc l/c (racing model)- Dominator or Interceptor

2012 Arctic Cat Snowmobiles

  • 120 Sno Pro 123cc f/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Bearcat 570 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • Bearcat Z1 XT (all models) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • F5 LXR 499cc l/c- Interceptor
  • F570 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • F800 LXR (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • F1100 LXR (all models) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • F1100 Turbo LXR (all models) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • M800 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M1100 (all models) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • T570 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • TZ1 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • XF800 LXR (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • XF1100 (all models) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • 500 Sno Pro 499cc l/c- Interceptor
  • 600 Sno Pro 599cc l/c (racing model)- Dominator or Interceptor
  • 600 Cross Country Sno Pro 599cc l/c (racing model)- Dominator or Interceptor

2013 Arctic Cat Snowmobiles

  • 120 Sno Pro 123cc f/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Bearcat 570 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • Bearcat Z1 XT (blue) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Bearcat Z1 (all models) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • F5 499cc l/c- Interceptor
  • F570 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • F800 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • F1100 (all models) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • F1100 Turbo (all models) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • M800 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M1100 (all models) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • M1100 Turbo (all models) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • T570 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • TZ1 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • TZ1 Turbo LXR Limited 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • XF800 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • XF1100 (all models) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • XF1100 Turbo (all models) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • 500 Sno Pro 499cc l/c- Interceptor
  • 600 SX Sno Pro 599cc l/c (racing model)- Dominator or Interceptor
  • 600 XC Sno Pro Cross Country 599cc l/c (racing model)- Dominator or Interceptor

2014 Arctic Cat Snowmobiles

  • ZR 120 123cc f/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Bearcat 570 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • Bearcat Z1 (all models) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • F5 499cc l/c- Interceptor
  • F570 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • M 6000 Sno Pro 153 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M 8000 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M 9000 (all models) 1056cc l/c turbo- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • T570 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • TZ1 (all models) 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • XF 7000 (all models) 1049cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • XF 8000 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • XF 9000 (all models) 1056cc l/c turbo- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • ZR 5000 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • ZR 6000 (all models) 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • ZR 7000 (all models) 1049cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • ZR 8000 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • ZR 9000 (all model) 1056cc l/c turbo- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Sno Pro 500 (green) 499cc l/c- Interceptor
  • ZR 6000 R SX Sno Pro 599cc l/c (racing model)- Dominator or Interceptor
  • ZR 6000 R XC Sno Pro 599cc l/c (racing model)- Dominator or Interceptor

2015 Arctic Cat Snowmobiles

  • ZR 120 123cc f/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Bearcat 2000 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • Bearcat 5000 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Lynx 2000 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • M 6000 (all models) 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M 7000 1049cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • M 8000 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M 9000 (all models) 1056cc l/c turbo- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Pantera 7000 1049cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • XF 6000 (all models) 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • XF 7000 (all models) 1049cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • XF 8000 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • XF 9000 (all models) 1056cc l/c turbo- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • ZR 4000 499cc l/c- Interceptor
  • ZR 5000 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • ZR 6000 (all models) 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • ZR 7000 (all models) 1049cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • ZR 8000 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • ZR 9000 (all models) 1056cc l/c turbo- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • ZR 6000 R XC Sno Pro 599cc l/c (racing model)- Dominator or Interceptor

2016 Arctic Cat Snowmobiles

  • ZR 120 123cc f/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Bearcat 2000 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • Bearcat 3000 700cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Bearcat 7000 1049cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Lynx 2000 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • M 6000 (all models) 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M 7000 (all models) 1049cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • M 8000 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M 9000 (all models) 1056cc l/c turbo- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Pantera 3000 700cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Pantera 7000 1049cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • XF 6000 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • XF 7000 (all models) 1049cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • XF 8000 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • XF 9000 (all models) 1056cc l/c turbo- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • ZR 4000 499cc l/c- Interceptor
  • ZR 5000 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • ZR 6000 (all models) 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • ZR 7000 (all models) 1049cc l/c- Interceptor
  • ZR 8000 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • ZR 9000 (all models) 1056cc l/c turbo- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • ZR 6000 R SX Sno Pro 599cc l/c (racing model)- Dominator or Interceptor
  • ZR 6000 R XC Sno Pro 599cc l/c (racing model)- Dominator or Interceptor

2017 Arctic Cat Snowmobiles

  • ZR 120 123cc f/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Bearcat 2000 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • Bearcat 3000 700cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Bearcat 7000 XT 1049cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Lynx 2000 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • M 6000 (all models) 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M 8000 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M 9000 King Cat 998cc l/c turbo- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Pantera 3000 700cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Pantera 7000 LTD (black) 1049cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • XF 6000 (all models) 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • XF 7000 (all models) 1049cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • XF 8000 (all models) 794cc l/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • XF 9000 (all models) 998cc l/c turbo- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • ZR 3000 (all models) 700cc l/c- Interceptor
  • ZR 4000 (all models) 499cc l/c- Interceptor
  • ZR 5000 1056cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • ZR 6000 (all models) 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • ZR 7000 (all models) 1049cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • ZR 8000 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • ZR 9000 (all models) 998cc l/c turbo- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • ZR 6000 R SX Sno Pro 599cc l/c (racing model)- Dominator or Interceptor
  • ZR 6000 R XC Sno Pro 599cc l/c (racing model)- Dominator or Interceptor

2018 Arctic Cat Snowmobiles

  • ZR 120 123cc f/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • ZR 200 (white) 192cc f/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Bearcat 2000 LT (blue) 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • Bearcat XT 540cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • Bearcat 7000 XT 1049cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Lynx 2000 565cc f/c- Synthetic Injector Oil or Interceptor
  • M 6000 (all models) 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M 8000 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • M 9000 (all models) 998cc l/c turbo- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Norseman 3000 700cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Norseman 6000 ES 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Pantera 3000 700cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • Pantera 6000 ES 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • Pantera 7000 1049cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • XF 6000 (all models) 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • XF 7000 (all models) 1049cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • XF 8000 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • XF 9000 (all models) 998cc l/c turbo- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • ZR 3000 700cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • ZR 6000 (all models) 599cc l/c- Interceptor
  • ZR 7000 (all models) 1049cc l/c- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • ZR 8000 (all models) 794cc l/c- Interceptor
  • ZR 9000 (all models) 998cc l/c turbo- Formula 4-Stroke Power Sports 0W-40
  • ZR 6000 R SX Sno Pro 599cc l/c (racing model)- Dominator or Interceptor
  • ZR 6000 R XC Sno Pro 599cc l/c (racing model)- Dominator or Interceptor

The video below shows how quickly Ski-Doo XPS 2-Stroke Fully Synthetic Oil, Polaris VES Synthetic 2-Cycle Snowmobile Oil, Arctic Cat CTEC2 Synthetic 2-Cycle Oil and AMSOIL Interceptor Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil flow when cooled down to -40°F.

Let’s compare the cold flow capabilities of the three main OEM synthetic 2-stroke oils with AMSOIL Interceptor Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil. In today’s sophisticated 2-stroke engines, immediate oil flow is vital. But extremely cold temperatures can strain the cold flow capabilities of even the most expensive, high-tech 2-stroke oil.

Ski-Doo, Polaris and Arctic Cat do not publish the cold-pour-points of their 2-stroke oils. The cold-pour-point lab test literally determines the temperature where an oil congeals and stops flowing. AMSOIL Interceptor’s cold-pour-point is -58°C (-72°F). Arctic Cat does make mention that their CTEC2 Synthetic 2-Cycle Oil delivers up to 50% easier cold starts.

Now you may say, “I don’t ride my sled in extreme cold. I don’t need an oil that flows down to -50 below.” Keep in mind that even under relatively normal winter weather, dry starts should be avoided (even for a fraction of a second). Why not use an oil that delivers instant oil circulation? As you’ll see in the video below, it’s quite apparent that AMSOIL Interceptor flows faster than Ski-Doo XPS Synthetic, Polaris VES Synthetic and Arctic Cat CTEC2 Synthetic.

More Than Just Fast Oil Flow During Cold Starts

So not only does AMSOIL Interceptor deliver world-class cold flow capabilities, it also provides the utmost protection in extreme heat. It is also famous for steadfast wear control, low-smoke and clean power valves over long stretches. We were once privy to an off-the-record comment by a highly placed AMSOIL executive. He said, “If our competitors knew how generously we had formulated Interceptor, they would think we were crazy”. Considering the endless praise Interceptor has received from our customers over the last decade, we can’t doubt that statement.

Lastly, consider Interceptor’s price. With Oildepot’s wholesale programs, Interceptor can be delivered to your doorstep for far less money than the price that your Ski-Doo, Polaris and Arctic Cat dealers are asking for their synthetic 2-stroke oils. Request a wholesale price list using the form on this page.

Definition of  flash point according to Google: “The temperature at which a particular organic compound gives off sufficient vapor to ignite in air.”

Occasionally we see folks pointing out the flash point values of 2-stroke oils, claiming that a higher flash point number is superior to oils with a lower flash point. The implication being that 2-stroke oils with a lower flash point will burn off prematurely at high operating temperatures, leaving engines vulnerable to damage under heavy loads. The short answer to this debate is that the flash point does not matter and here’s why.

Once 2-stroke oil comes in contact with gasoline, the flash point of the oil drops dramatically. The oil takes on a flash point closer to that of the fuel when the two come into contact. This is true in oil-injected and direct-injected 2-strokes (where the fuel meets the oil in the engine) or premix engines (where the oil meets the fuel in the gas can). You may note the term “miscibility” is often listed in 2-stroke oil specifications. This refers to the abilty of the oil mix with the gasoline and essentially become a “homogeneous solution”.

Also consider that the exhaust temperature of late model snowmobiles can be in the 1200°F range. So comparing the flash point number of 2-stroke oils in the bottle isn’t all that relevant once the oil has been mixed with gasoline and goes through the combustion process.

What To Consider When Choosing A 2-Stroke Oil

Is the ash content suitable for your application? As in, does your engine call for an API-TC “low-ash” oil or a TCW-3 “ashless oil”? Does the oil contain a high quality base oil? Does it contain a healthy dose of anti-wear additives and detergent agents? Is it suitable for use with variable exhaust power valves?

The flash point number has more pertinence for the MSDS sheet or for your snowmobile dealer’s fire insurance policy. At the end of the day, they all go out the exhaust in smoke. The more important questions are how well does the oil protect your engine and is it leaving harmful deposits behind?

AMSOIL Interceptor Versus XPS Syn 2-Stroke OilSki-Doo dealers offer a couple of XPS 2-stroke oil choices. Let’s compare AMSOIL 2-stroke oil to Ski-Doo oil including the characteristics of each as well the pricing in both Canada and the United States. Let’s see how Ski-Doo 2-Stroke Oils stack up versus AMSOIL.

About AMSOIL 2-Stroke Oil Prices

As we are prohibited from publishing AMSOIL’s wholesale prices, the AMSOIL price comparisons to Ski-Doo oil used below are determined using our wholesale program prices “by the case” and include average shipping costs. Remote destinations may have extra freight charges attached.

About Ski-Doo/BRP Oil Prices

The prices listed below for Ski-Doo XPS 2-stroke oil products are based on averages from randomly selected Canadian and US Ski-Doo dealers. Prices may vary at other locations.

Ski-Doo XPS Full-Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil Prices

  • $54.99 in Canada (per US gallon)
  • $44.99 in US (per US gallon)

Your Ski-doo dealer will wave his arms and try to tell you that using anything other than XPS Full-Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil in your Rotax E-TEC engine will have catastrophic results. While he will be impassioned and may get spittle on your jacket, he’s only telling you the partial truth.

It is true that if you try to get away with using a cheap 2-stroke oil in your E-TEC engine, the outcome could be less than desirable. Ski-Doo’s E-TEC 600cc and 800cc 2-stroke engines are among the most technologically advanced engines in the snowmobile industry. They employ direct injection and an on-board computer to deliver the appropriate amount of fuel and oil based on riding conditions. The E-TEC engine’s 2-stroke oil needs are regulated by thousands of computer calculations per second, so there is minimal oil used and emissions are lowered dramatically. But as E-TEC engines do pack a punch in terms of horsepower, what precious little oil is going through the engine has to capably prevent wear and deposit formation.

We have a 2-stroke oil that is verified by field and lab testing to prevent wear and RAVE valve deposits in Ski-Doo E-TEC engines. AMSOIL Interceptor Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil is an ultra-premium product that prevents wear, reduces friction, burns clean and flows in arctic weather. To prove our point, AMSOIL has performed a cache of testing to prove its worth in E-TEC engines. Interceptor has earned a legendary reputation in the snowmobile industry, so you won’t go wrong with this product.

Price Of Ski-Doo XPS Full-Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil Versus AMSOIL Interceptor

We can ship AMSOIL Interceptor to your door for between 30% and 37% less than the price of XPS Full-Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil at your Ski-Doo dealership. This is employing one of our wholesale programs and dependent on your location.

Ski-Doo XPS Mineral 2-Stroke Oil Prices

  • $44.99 in Canada (per US gallon)
  • $33.99 in US (per US gallon)

XPS Mineral 2-Stroke Oil is offered at Ski-Doo dealers for carbureted engines that may be found in older sleds or their latest models with the Rotax 550F engine. As a conventional-based oil, it will have limitations in terms of deposit control, cold-weather flow and shear strength. Mineral oils tend to have poorer resistance to carbon deposit formation compared to synthetic 2-cycle oils. The use of an oil like XPS Mineral 2-Stroke in engines equipped with RAVE variable exhaust power valves will require frequent inspection and service.

We have a full-synthetic substitute for Ski-Doo XPS Mineral 2-Stroke Oil that will improve every function of your Ski-Doo engine. AMSOIL “AIO” Synthetic 2-Stroke Injector Oil delivers reduced friction, powerful wear control, low smoke, improved cold flow and carbon deposit resistance. AIO Injector can even be used in engines equipped with RAVE power valves. AMSOIL AIO Injector Oil will provide an upgrade across the board over Ski-Doo XPS Mineral 2-Stroke Oil.

Price Of Ski-Doo XPS Mineral 2-Stroke Oil Versus AMSOIL AIO Synthetic 2-Stroke Injector Oil

The retail price of Ski-Doo XPS Mineral 2-Stroke Oil is between 34% and 38% more than our best price on AMSOIL AIO Synthetic 2-Stroke Injector Oil (including shipping!). How often do you get a significant performance upgrade and a considerably lower price? You would expect the opposite result when comparing the prices of a mineral oil to synthetic oil. In fact, XPS Mineral’s retail price is slightly higher than our best price on Interceptor! If you are looking for value-priced 2-stroke snowmobile oil, AMSOIL AIO will be the smartest purchase you make this winter.

Conclusion

If you are looking for flawless protection and performance for your Ski-Doo 2-stroke snowmobile, Oildepot is your dependable oil supplier for Canada or the United States. Contact us using the form on this page or call us at 1-800-748-5781.

Arctic Cat enters its 56th season in the snowmobile business with a multitude of component changes, suspension improvements and a brand new four-stroke engine. Let’s take a look at how Arctic Cat has refined their line-up for 2016.

Here are the Arctic Cat model groups for this season.

  • ZR- High Performance Trail
  • XF- Crossover
  • M- Mountain
  • Pantera- Touring
  • Lynx- Trail/Sport/Touring
  • Bearcat- Utility

Arctic Cat Snowmobile Engines For 2016

Arctic Cat probably has the most complete mix of 2-stroke and 4-stroke engine options in the snowmobile industry. With power-plants from Suzuki, Yamaha, Kymco and Arctic Cat themselves, Cat buyers can meticulously choose the perfect engine for their style of riding.

  • 9000 4-Stroke- 1056cc, turbo-charged, 177 horsepower, made by Suzuki
  • 8000 2-Stroke- 794cc, 160 horsepower, made by Suzuki
  • 7000 4-Stroke- 1049cc, 135 horsepower, made by Yamaha
  • 6000 2-Stroke- 599cc, 125 horsepower, made by Arctic Cat
  • 5000 4-Stroke- 1056cc, 125 horsepower, made by Suzuki
  • 4000 2-Stroke- 499cc, liquid-cooled, 85 horsepower, made by Suzuki
  • 3000 4-Stroke- 700cc, 65 horsepower, made by Arctic Cat/Kymco
  • 2000 2-Stroke- 565cc, fan-cooled, 65 horsepower, made by Suzuki

Short Tracks Discontinued in ZR Line

As is the trend throughout the snowmobile industry, the days of the 120 inch track on performance-trail models is about done. Riders are gravitating toward longer tracks for better flotation in deep snow and improved straight-line stability. Arctic Cat no longer offers the 121 inch track option in the ZR line-up. Riders now have the option of 129 or 137 inch track lengths.

Mountain Sleds Get New Front End

Arctic Cat Mountain snowmobiles get a huge upgrade in the handling department for 2016 and most of it stems from a new front end. Here are the changes.

  • New spindles have a steeper angle which improves off-cambered handling
  • New Proclimb skis are 7 inches at the front and 6.5 inches in the middle with 4 inches of width adjustment.
  • The ski stance is reduced by 2 inches.

Also added to these changes is new geometry in the rear suspension. The result is much easier handling in side hills and less rider fatigue.

New Team Clutches

Arctic Cat has been using clutches from Team Industries for their racing programs for over ten years. For 2016, these clutches will be standard most of their production machines. Entry-level models are fitted with Arctic Cat clutches. These high-performance Team clutches are serviceable, easily-tuned, durable and smooth. This change alone will deliver a profound improvement to the performance of Arctic Cat’s 2016 line-up.

New Fox Zero QS3 Adjustable Shocks

Riders of ZR Limited and El Tigre sleds will be able make quick trail-side adjustments thanks to some clever new shocks from Fox. The Fox Zero QS3 shocks have a three-position adjustment knob on the side of the shock. The rider can quickly choose firm, medium or soft settings as terrain changes through the day.

New 700cc 4-Stroke Engine

For 2016, Arctic Cat offers a new 700cc 4-stroke engine option that is made for torque rather than high speed. This new Kymco-made engine will be offered in the 3000 series Pantera and Bearcat models. This 65 horsepower engine has been proven in some of Cat’s side-by-side/UTV models.

New XF CrossTrek Series

Based on the Procross chassis from the ZR series with the 137 inch track, the CrossTrek is designed for hardcore exploring or touring. The XF CrossTrek mates hardcore sport riding (with its ZR DNA) with a 1.5 inch Cobra track, saddlebags and mirrors. The CrossTrek is available with 6000, 7000, 8000, or 9000 engines.

Substitutes For Arctic Cat Snowmobile Oils

Oildepot offers an advanced line of synthetic snowmobile oils that are a direct substitute for several Arctic Cat 2-stroke and 4-stroke oils. Our line of AMSOIL synthetic oils have been test-proven by thousands of Arctic Cat owners over many seasons with rave reviews. Our wholesale pricing compares very favorably next to the oils found at Arctic cat dealers. Here is a list of Arctic Cat snowmobile oils and the replacements we offer. Contact us at 1-800-748-5781 (Canada or United States) with questions.

Arctic Cat C-TEC2 Synthetic 2-Cycle Oil- This oil was developed for Arctic Cat’s 600cc C-TEC2 engine which electronically meters its 2-stroke oil delivery very precisely. As the C-TEC2 engine uses much less oil than previous generations of 2-stroke snowmobile engines, the oil being used has provide wear control based on superior chemistry rather than shear volume. The C-TEC2 600cc engine can deliver oil at ratios as lean as 90:1. That’s why AMSOIL Interceptor Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil is a superb replacement for Cat C-TEC2 Synthetic Oil. Interceptor was formulated for the latest 2-stroke engine technology providing outstanding wear protection and clean exhaust power valves, even when very little oil is required.

Arctic Cat APV Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil- Synthetic APV Oil is Arctic Cat’s all-around 2-stroke oil for every engine except the C-TEC2 600. AMSOIL Interceptor is perfect substitute for this product in the 800cc engine and other Arctic Cat engines equipped with APV variable exhaust power valves. Interceptor delivers exceptionally clean power valve performance, outstanding wear protection and low temperature flow.

Arctic Cat Formula 50 Mineral 2-Stroke Injector Oil- Arctic Cat recommends their Formula 50 2-Stroke Oil for engines that do not have the APV power valves such as the 4000 500cc engine, the fan-cooled 2000 565cc engine and older Cat 2-stroke engines. We can offer a full-synthetic upgrade over Formula 50 oil at an excellent price. AMSOIL AIO Synthetic 2-Stroke Injector Oil delivers low-smoke, friction reduction and deposit fighting performance at a surprisingly low price for a full synthetic injector oil.

Arctic Cat C-TEC4 Synthetic 4-Stroke Engine Oil- Arctic Cat recommends their C-TEC4 Synthetic Oil for their 9000, 7000, 5000 and 3000 4-cycle engines. A premium substitute for C-TEC4 oil is AMSOIL Formula 4-Stroke 0W-40 Synthetic Engine Oil. Formula 4-Stroke 0W-40 is a shear-stable synthetic that pours down to -51°C for great cold-cranking performance. It also offers world-class protection under heavy loads and at extremely high operating temperatures. This product is an outstanding choice for any Arctic Cat 4-stroke engine.

Arctic Cat Synthetic Chaincase Lube- An outstanding substitute for Arctic Cat Synthetic Chaincase Oil is AMSOIL Synthetic Chaincase Oil. AMSOIL Chaincase Oil delivers extreme pressure wear control from shock loads and long periods of heavy operation. The friction fighting characteristics reduce drag and enhance performance, while the cold-pour-point of -46°C provides instant oil flow.

Arctic Cat Chaincase Lube- AMSOIL Synthetic Chaincase Oil is a great full-synthetic substitute for Cat mineral chaincase lube at a very competitive price.

Arctic Cat ACT Synthetic Gearcase Fluid- AMSOIL Synthetic Chaincase Oil is also designed for gear case use and is a direct replacement for ACT Synthetic Gearcase Oil. The shear stable formula and extreme pressure additives provide enduring wear control and long service life.

Arctic Cat Synthetic Shock Oil- Arctic Cat Synthetic Shock Oil is available in 3 different viscosity grades. Replace with AMSOIL Shock Therapy Light #5 or Medium #10 for professional grade performance and extreme cold weather capabilities.

Arctic Cat Semi-Synthetic High VI Shock Oil- AMSOIL Shock Therapy Light #5 is a full synthetic upgrade over Arctic Cat High VI Shock Oil. Both products have a similar viscosity, but AMSOIL offers the benefit of being 100% synthetic at a very competitive price.

Arctic Cat Shock Oil- If you’re going to the trouble of replacing your shock fluid, why use the mineral Arctic Cat Shock Oil? Go with the full AMSOIL Shock Therapy Light #5 and get all-climate performance, anti-foaming protection, seal conditioning and consistent dampening.

While there are no earth shattering engine or chassis changes on Ski-Doo models for the 2016 season, that doesn’t mean that they’ve stood pat. Refinements, additions and new models are noted throughout the line-up.

Here are the Ski-Doo model categories.

  • MXZ- High Performance Trail
  • Renegade- Crossover
  • Summit- Mountain
  • Freeride- Extreme Mountain
  • Grand Touring- Touring
  • Expedition- Touring/Off-Trail/Utility
  • Tundra- Utility
  • Skandic- Utility

Here are the 2016 Ski-Doo highlights.

2016 MXZ Blizzard

The new MXZ Blizzard revives the Blizzard moniker from the late 1970s and brings a new take on high performance trail riding. The snowmobile industry is trending toward adding longer tracks to high-performance trail machines for improved flotation in deep powder. Ski-Doo commits much of the MXZ series in this direction by adding a 129-inch track. This improves traction and comfort while giving up little in the way of handling in tight trails. The MXZ Blizzard features the REV-XS chassis, the new Pilot TS adjustable skis and a choice of 600 H.O. E-TEC, 800R E-TEC, 900 ACE, or 1200 4-TEC power plants.

2016 Renegade Enduro

The Renegade family of crossover snowmobiles gets new member for 2016. The Renegade Enduro is designed to do all. Whether it be trail riding, back country exploring or touring, the Renegade Enduro looks to be up to the task. Enduro features include the a 137-inch track, the REV-XS chassis, air-ride rear suspension, Pilot TS adjustable skis and the option of 600 E-TEC, 800R E-TEC, 900 ACE, or 1200 4-TEC engines.

2016 Expedition Xtreme

The Expedition Xtreme utility and touring sled is new for 2016 and it seems to have a bit of identity crisis. It seems to be part Jeep, part drag racer. This versatile machine is outfitted with 164 horsepower 800R E-TEC engine, so we know it’s not short on ponies. Where the utility/touring part comes in is the 154-inch track, the REV-XU chassis, a synchromesh transmission for low range operation and a cargo rack.

Pilot TS Adjustable Skis

Ski-Doo introduces a brand new idea that allows riders to fine-tune their steering on the side of the trail in seconds. The Pilot TS Ski has a knob on the top of the ski that adjusts the height of the carbide runner. With a full ½ inch range of motion, the rider can quickly adjust steering characteristics of his machine when conditions change. In soft snow and powder, the rider may want more front end bite and less in hard-pack conditions. The Pilot TS Skis are featured on some MXZ, Renegade and Grand Touring models.

2016 Summit Burton Version

For skiers and snowboarders, needing access to high elevations and remote slopes, Ski-Doo offers the Summit Burton. This version of the Summit features a 154 inch track, the 800R E-Tec engine, an extended seat for passengers and snowboard/ski mounts.

Ski-Doo Engine Options For 2016

Ski-Doo offers 4-stroke engines for many models to complement their renowned E-TEC 2-stroke engines. Here are the engines offered for 2016.

  • Rotax 600 H.O. E-TEC (2-stroke)
  • Rotax 800R E-TEC (2-stroke)
  • Rotax 600 Carb (2-stroke)
  • Rotax 800R PowerT.E.K. (2-stroke, carburetor)
  • Rotax 500F (2-stroke, carburetor)
  • Rotax 600 ACE (4-stroke)
  • Rotax 900 ACE (4-stroke)
  • Rotax 1200 4-TEC (4-stroke)

Oildepot offers a line of oils that are elite-quality replacements for Ski-Doo’s XPS snowmobile oils. Our AMSOIL snowmobile oil are not only proven and battle-ready, we can offer them at a price that will compare very well to the oils available at your Ski-Doo dealer. Below are the Ski-Doo/XPS engine oils and the AMSOIL products that can replace them.

XPS Full-Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil– AMSOIL Interceptor Full-Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil is an ideal replacement for XPS Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil. Interceptor is a test-proven performer in Ski-Doo E-TEC 800R and E-TEC 600 H.O engines. E-TEC engine delivers low-emissions and high-horsepower, so not just any 2-stroke oil is up to the task. AMSOIL offers extensive test data to prove that Interceptor is more that capable in E-TEC engines.

XPS Mineral 2-Stroke Oil– AMSOIL Synthetic 2-Stroke Injector Oil would be a value-priced upgrade to XPS Mineral 2-Stroke Oil. AMSOIL Injector Oil would be ideal for the Rotax 550F engine and older Rotax 2-Stroke engines.

XPS 4-Stroke Synthetic Oil- All Climate Grade– AMSOIL Formula 4-Stroke Synthetic 0W-40 Powersports Oil is formidable engine oil for 4-stroke snowmobiles, ATVs and Side-By-Sides. Formula 4-Stroke 0W-40 provides all-temperature wear control in high performance engines.

XPS 4-Stroke Synthetic Oil- Extreme Cold Grade– AMSOIL Formula 4-Stroke Synthetic 0W-40 Powersports Oil is an ideal replacement for the XPS Extreme Cold Grade 4-Stroke oil as well. This 0W-40 pours down to -51°C, so it flows fast on cold mornings. The full-synthetic base and high-powered additives also withstand extreme heat and heavy going.

Polaris enters their 61st season in the snowmobile industry with few new models and their revolutionary AXYS chassis making its way deeper into the line-up. With over 30 models in their arsenal, Polaris offers machines for mountain, deep snow, high performance/trail and utility. Here are the model families on the Polaris roster for 2016.

  • RMK- Mountain
  • SKS- Back Country/Mountain
  • Switchback- Crossover/Back Country/Trail
  • Rush Pro- Trail/High Performance
  • INDY- Performance Trail, Recreation and Utility Machines
  • Widetrack- Utility, Commercial Use

Here are some highlights.

RMK Gets New Chassis and Engine

Polaris’s most exciting news for 2016 is the Pro RMK 800 line of mountain snowmobiles. The RMK 800 models receive an adaptation of the AXYS chassis and the H.O. Cleanfire 800cc engine. These perks debuted last year on Polaris’s Rush and Switchback models and now this technology makes its way to the mountains. The all new chassis and suspension is designed to provide more “lift” and better weight distribution in deep powder. The increase in power with the H.O. engine and light overall weight of the RMK package puts gravity on holidays this winter.

Polaris 800 SKS 155

Polaris brings back the “Snow King Special” for 2016. This model is a versatile sled for deep powder and moderate mountain work. The SKS 800 receives the RMK AXYS chassis and the H.O. 800 Cleanfire engine and makes this unit a gifted back country trail-breaker.

600 INDY SP Terrain Dominator Limited Edition

One of the more exciting INDY models for 2016 is the 600cc SP Terrain Dominator edition. Aside from bold new graphics, this model features the Pro-Ride Chassis, the 600 Cleanfire two-stroke engine, a 1.25” Ripsaw II track and a Fox rear shock. Like the rest of the INDY series, it provides very good performance at a reasonable price.

Polaris 800 RUSH PRO-S Night Lightning LE

This limited edition of the ultra-high-performance RUSH Pro-S 800 is bad to the bone and one of the most aggressive looking snowmobiles on the market. This model’s standout reflector graphics on black are just the start. This unit features the lightweight AXYS chassis, PRO-XC rear suspension, the potent Cleanfire H.O. 800 engine, Walker/Evans front shocks, interactive digital display and LED lighting. Wicked looks, light weight, a cutting edge chassis/suspension package and a dominant engine make this model the most sought-after trail machine on the market.

800 Switchback ASSAULT Terrain Dominator LE

For riders seeing a mix of trail, back country and moderate mountain work, Polaris offers the crossover Switchback series. For 2016, the Switchback Assault Terrain Dominator Limited Edition model features a 144” X 2” track, Walker Evans front shocks, Cleanfire 800cc engine and a wild graphics package.

Polaris Engines For 2016

As has been the case for the last few years, Polaris offers only 2-stroke engines.

  • 800 Cleanfire H.O.
  • 800 Cleanfire
  • 600 Cleanfire
  • 550 Fan-Cooled

AMSOIL Substitutes For Pure Polaris Oils

We offer a full line of AMSOIL synthetic oils for snowmobiles that are an upgrade over the Pure Polaris lubricants sold at your Polaris dealer. Not only that, our prices are generally lower too (even with shipping considered). This applies to both Canadian and US Polaris owners. Bellow is a list of common Polaris oils and the corresponding AMSOIL product that can replace it.

Polaris VES Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil (Formerly VES Gold Plus)– AMSOIL Interceptor Synthetic 2-Cycle Oil is an outstanding replacement for VES Synthetic 2-Stoke Oil in all Polaris engines. Interceptor provides superb wear control, excellent cold weather properties and clean operation with today’s 3-stage exhaust power valves.

Polaris VES Race 2-Cycle Engine Oil– Use AMSOIL Dominator Synthetic 2-Stroke Racing Oil for racing or highly modified engines. Use AMSOIL Interceptor Synthetic 2-Cycle Oil for hard recreational use.

Polaris Premium Blue Synthetic-Blend 2-Stroke Oil– Use AMSOIL Interceptor Synthetic 2-Cycle Oil as a premium substitute or AMSOIL Synthetic 2-Stroke Injector Oil as a value-priced, full synthetic upgrade.

Polaris All-Season Grease– AMSOIL Synthetic Water Resistant Grease resists snow, water and ice while protecting suspension and steering components from wear and heavy shock loads. This grease also pumps well in cold weather.

Polaris SCL Synthetic Chaincase Lubricant– AMSOIL Synthetic Chaincase Oil protects gears and chains from metal-to-metal wear while lowering friction in Polaris chaincases.

Polaris Gas Shock Oil– AMSOIL Shock Therapy Synthetic Suspension Fluid. Use #5 Weight (Light) in most cases or # 10 Weight (Medium) where a heavier fluid is desired.

Polaris Racing Gas Shock Oil (For Walker Evans Shocks)– AMSOIL Shock Therapy Synthetic Suspension Fluid #5 Weight (Light) delivers consistent damping and long service life.