Can i use regular gas in a premium gas car?

Answer On One Hand: Benefits of PremiumSome engines require high octane premium fuel because they have higher compression ratios than other engines. Using premium fuel, if recommended by the manufacturer,... Read More »

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Can you put regular fuel in a premium car?

"Car and Driver" magazine found that regular fuel will work in cars that makers classified as "premium." But there can be knocking and decreased performance from approximately 5 percent to 10 perce... Read More »

Can i put regular gas in a car that says it needs premium?

On One Hand: It Is Usually FinePutting regular gasoline into a car that calls for premium will probably do no damage to the vehicle, according to USA Today. Modern cars have on-board electronics th... Read More »

Does the Mazda 6 take regular or premium unleaded gas?

The Mazda 6 should take regular unleaded fuel with an octane rating of 87 or above, according to the 2009 Mazda 6 owner's manual. The manual notes that fuel with an octane rating lower than 87 coul... Read More »

Does a used car need to be filled with premium gas first&then regular?

Using premium gas in a car that isn't designed for it will not give you any benefit. If the car is designed to run on regular, then using regular gas will keep it running its best. Use it the first... Read More »