Good to know that you're off to a good start.
Hmmm...since the 2000 models had synthetic oil to begin with, why did the letter come out in 2001? Hmmmmm?
2009 ML350 (84K) - Family vehicle
2001 CLK430 Cabriolet (71K) - Wife's car
2005 BMW 645CI (124K) - My daily driver
2012 Mustang V6 (60K) - Daughter's car