Open the fuel door.
If you have a release lever or button inside your car, release the door to check.
Look for a label on the fuel door or by the fuel filler neck.
You should find a label that says “Diesel Fuel Only” or “Unleaded Gasoline Only,” or similar wording.
What is the best fuel for your car?
The best fuel for your car
- Introducing RON. The most commonly sold fuels are the unleaded varieties: unleaded (ULP), E10 (ULP with 10 per cent ethanol) premium unleaded (PULP) and ultra-premium unleaded (UPULP).
- The Octane Ratings. 91 – This is the lowest octane level available.
- The Branded Fuels. Shell V-Power – this comes in 98 only.
Is it OK to put premium gas in a regular car?
The octane rating of gasoline determines when the engine combustion will occur at a wrong time. An occasional ping most likely will not harm your vehicle, but repetitive knocking demise the car’s engine. Perhaps because of this condition, earlier people put premium gas in a regular gas car.
Why do some cars need premium gas?
When a vehicle manufacturer requires using premium fuel, it is because that particular vehicle’s fuel system is designed to work best with higher octane gas. Using regular gas in an engine that requires premium could void your warranty. “Use premium unleaded gasoline with a posted octane rating of 91 or higher.
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