Q: Can I use 15% ethanol fuel?

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Can I use 15% ethanol fuel ? E-15 88

My car has 93000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Any "conventional" light duty vehicle manufactured in model year 2001 or later is qualified to use 15% ethanol fuel (E-15). And, of course, flex fuel vehicles can use E-15 as well. Since your vehicle was built for model year 2009, you can use E-15. The number of stations that sell E-15 are relatively limited though - about 100 in the Midwest as of last year. However, in 2016 there was an effort to broaden availability and there probably are more stations now.

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