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Q: What type of gasoline should I use?

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What type of gasoline should I use?

A: While there are several grades of gasoline ...

While there are several grades of gasoline available, some cars require a specific rating (octane level). Your Accord is not one of them. You should use gas with at least 87 octane, although you can definitely use higher grades as well.

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