Does the Gas I Use Really Matter?

GettyImages-172858888With gas prices constantly in flux, you may be using different octanes from one day to the next. However, this isn’t the best option for the health of your car. There really is a difference between fuel types – but the more expensive option isn’t always better.

What the Rating Really Is

Fuel is generally available in different grades or octane levels: 87 (regular), 88-89 (premium), and 91-94 octane (super premium). The octane rating is Continue reading Does the Gas I Use Really Matter?

Will Buying Premium Gas Really Improve Performance?

When a product costs more than the standard and is labeled with terms like “premium” and “plus,” the assumption is that the product will perform better than the standard. For some cars, this is true. High-performance vehicles are designed to work with premium gasoline, but these are often sports cars with specific requirements. Continue reading Will Buying Premium Gas Really Improve Performance?