Unleaded 88 provides anoctane boostcompared to regular 87 octane fuel, which helps modern engines achieve peak performance while reducing costs for the consumer. Modern engines that typically use 87 octane fuel will thrive on Unleaded 88. Dr. Andrew Randolph |Former Head of Advanced Engine Development, General Motors
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What is unleaded 88 gasoline?
It comes down to the amount of ethanol made from things like sugar cane, barley and corn that is added to the fuel. The U.S. EPA says Unleaded 88 can be used in vehicles that are newer than 2001. It should be noted that auto manufactures of some higher-end vehicles recommend only using mid range and premium gas.
What is the difference between unleaded 88 and E15 fuel?
Unleaded 88, also known as E15, consists of 15% ethanol and 85% gasoline. This fuel has a higher octane rating than regular 87 octane fuel, offering your engine a boost, and it burns cleaner than regular unleaded, improving our air quality and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
What is the difference between unleaded 87 and unleaded 88?
Ibbotson says only about 4,000 gas stations across the country offer Unleaded 88, that鈥檚 about 3-percent of stations. It contains 15% ethanol compared to unleaded 87鈥檚 ethanol content of 10%. Additional ethanol can cause problems with things like corrosion, Ibbotson told 5 On Your Side, especially in vehicles made before 2001.
What kind of gas is used in 88 engines?
Unleaded 88 Gasoline (E15) can be safely and economically used in all internal combustion engines regardless of year of manufacture. This is proven by Brazil’s decades long use of E15, E25, and now E27.