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Do You Really Need to Run Premium Gas?


Selecting the Right Octane Fuel

Does it Really Matter What Octane I use?

So, you purchased a fly new ride but are starting to feel the pinch at the pump paying extra for premium fuel. Do you really need to use a higher octane premium fuel? Premium gas costs 15 to 20 cents per gallon more than regular. That extra can add $200 or more a year in extra costs depending on your driving habits.

The old adage is unless your engine is knocking, buying higher octane gasoline is a waste of money, but some vehicles actually require high-octane. Whats the best method to determine what your car requires? Continue reading Do You Really Need to Run Premium Gas?