Did you know Americans waste billions of dollars each year thinking they will improve fuel economy?
The AAA Premium Fuel Omnibus Survey estimates that 2.1 billion
dollars are wasted each year by drivers buying premium gas for cars designed to run on regular. My own wife bought into the premium myth for years!
Triple A (AAA) reports that premium gas is used in high-performance engines that are designed to operate on 93 octane fuel. Vehicles engineered to run on regular gas of 87 octane, cannot take advantage of the higher octane rating to produce more horsepower.