Premium Gas vs. Regular Gas

Ricky Torres & Jeff Williams

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What’s really better for your car?
Now its true that some car makers recommend putting premium fuel in their high-end models, but what about most of us who drive regular cars?
I mean it makes sense that since Premium gas is more expensive, it is supposed to be better for your car, and better for the community…But what really is the difference between the two gas choices?
The Federal Trade Commission, the FTC, says using a higher octane gas than your owners manual recommends, “wont make your car preform better, go faster, get better mileage or run cleaner.” and, “Unless your engine is knocking…its a waste of money.”
Seems to me that no matter which gas you get for your car, your still getting the same outcome, “high octane gasoline does not outperform regular octane in preventing engine deposits from forming, in removing them, or in cleaning your cars engine. in fact, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requires that all octane grades of all brands of gasoline contain engine cleaning detergent additives…”

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