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Old 08-03-2018, 05:01 PM   #1
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Anyone try non ethanol gas?

The gas station near me just put in a pump that has non ethanol gas for about 30 ish cents more than regular. Is there any difference in MPGs to make it worth the extra cost?
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Old 08-03-2018, 05:55 PM   #2
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If the fuel with ethanol is E10 like we have here, you should see about a 3 percent improvement using the non ethanol gas. On our prices here in Australia, it's generally cheaper to run E10.

E10 generally has a slightly higher octane rating than standard gas, but i can't really pick any performance difference in the 2NZ-FE. It is also claimed to have a cleaning effect on the fuel system.
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Old 08-03-2018, 06:42 PM   #3
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I wish there was a non-ethanol gas option where I live - but no.
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Old 08-04-2018, 06:39 AM   #4
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I have the choice of E10 94 RON, or non ethanol fuel at 91, 94 or 98 RON.

A full tank of E10 will get an estimated range to empty of 484 kilometres. 91 RON non ethanol will see the display rise to 514 kilometres.
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Old 08-05-2018, 08:58 PM   #5
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I have been running non-ethanol 87-octane fuel in both my 12 Yaris L and 17 Yaris iA since dates of purchase. On the odd times I have been forced to use E-10 87-octane fuel, I notice about perhaps a 3 MPG decrease on a tank.
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Old 08-12-2018, 10:13 AM   #6
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I wish there was a non-ethanol gas option where I live - but no.
dont know where in az you are at, but most QuickTrip stores sell it. A seperate nozzle,that around here has a red cover on the handle is for alcohol free gas. diesel has a green cover and normal gas has black cover. They've been selling it here for years but I've not bought it due to the price difference . Well, not true. I buy it for my lawnmower. more power than regular alcohol gas for sure.
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When I'm in New Brunswick I can get it at a Petro Canada for the same price as other stations are charging for E10. Always take advantage of it out of curiosity to see if I record any difference over E10. Never do.

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Old 08-12-2018, 06:09 PM   #8
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^ +1. Don't notice any difference either. I do however - in a rather non-scientific way - notice a difference in L/100k between 'winter' gas and 'summer' gas.
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