Warning Not to Use E15 Gas in Your Car: FOX Business

As tax revenue from gasoline sales go down due to more fuel-efficient cars on the road, lawmakers in Oregon and Virginia want to implement a per-mile tax on ...

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Comment by jwight on January 17, 2014 at 10:05pm

I'd call them back and ask about this from the 2013 owners manual, page 222 :

Unleaded gasoline containing oxygenates such as ethanol, IPA, IBA and TBA can be used provided the ratio of any one of these oxygenates to gasoline does not exceed 10%; MTBE [methyl tertiary-butyl ether] must not exceed 15%. The ratio of methanol to gasoline must not exceed 3% plus additional cosolvents.Using mixtures of ethanol and methanol is not allowed. Gasohol, which contains 10% ethanol and 90% unleaded gasoline, can be used.

Current smart engines are basically the same as they were in 2008.

Comment by Donna Garlitz on January 17, 2014 at 9:53pm

talked to them was told that 2012 and above is ok

Comment by jwight on January 17, 2014 at 8:43am

Their comment is in the owners manual - nothing over E10 for the smart.

Comment by Donna Garlitz on January 16, 2014 at 11:59pm

I plan to ask mb their view on this issue and will post their answer

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