Why does a car require premium gas?

Answer Premium gasoline is recommended for many of today's high-performance cars. There are some benefits to using premium fuel, but for the average driver, it may not be worth the extra cost.HistoryPrior... Read More »

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Does the Volvo S40 require premium gas?

According to the Fuel Economy government website, the all-wheel-drive 2010 Volvo S40 requires only regular gasoline in its 15.1-gallon tank. Each fill-up grants an average range of 299 miles with a... Read More »

Does the Acura RDX require premium fuel?

Yes, the 2010 Acura RDX requires premium fuel, according to the Acura website. Specifically, the suggested fuel for optimum performance is a premium unleaded, with a 91 octane rating. The Acura RDX... Read More »

Does the Acura MDX require premium fuel?

Yes, the 2010 Acura MDX requires premium, unleaded fuel with an octane rating of 91 to function optimally, according to the car's official website. In 2010, U.S. News & World Report rated the MDX f... Read More »

Does a Volvo XC70 require premium fuel?

Volvo recommends that premium fuel (91 octane or higher) be used in all of its cars, including the XC70, but using a lower octane fuel will not cause significant damage to the vehicle. Using a high... Read More »