What are the different grades of petrol?

What are the different grades of petrol?


  • Premium Unleaded (95 RON)
  • Super Unleaded (97 / 98 RON)
  • Premium Fuels (e.g. Shell V-Power)
  • ‘Cetane rating’ explained.
  • City diesel and low-sulfur diesel.
  • Premium diesel.

Is 91 or 95 petrol better?

It can’t hurt your engine if you use a higher octane fuel. Using 91 in an engine designed for 95 or 98 is potentially destructive. If you run them on a higher octane fuel than the minimum recommended, you will get either better economy or more performance (depending on how you drive).

Where can I buy 98 octane fuel in Ireland?

As far as we know, there is no fuel station in Ireland selling 98 octane fuel. Circle K has a 97 octane fuel. If you really want to up the octane rating then you’ll have to add aftermarket octane boosters each and every time you fill the tank, I’m afraid.

What happens if you put 95 instead of 93?

First, there is no need to panic,it just means your engine’s performance on the lower octane fuel will be less, while fuel consumption will be higher. However, if you keep on running your car on 93 octane petrol instead of the required 95 octane petrol, your engine could start to knock.

Can I put unleaded 95 in my car?

Premium, 95-octane unleaded petrol Premium unleaded 95 petrol (PULP 95) is a type of unleaded fuel that is designed to be more fuel efficient and cause a smoother engine operation, which in turn improves performance. It is meant for use by imported and high-performance vehicles, but can be used by the majority of cars.

What octane is petrol in Ireland?

Environmental Facts

Properties Typical Value Analysis Method
Vapour pressure, winter 100 EN 13016 – 1
Sulphur Content max 8.4 EN ISO 13032
Benzene content max 1,00 EN 238
Octane number RON min 95 EN ISO 5164

Does premium petrol improve mileage?

Premium Fuel is considerably pricer that your regular fuel. Major Indian oil companies like BPCL, IOCL, HPCL guarantee a better mileage and long-run performance of the car with their premium fuel. In India unleaded petrol typically has octane ratings of 87, whereas premium fuel has an octane level of 93–94.

What’s the average price of gasoline in Ireland?

The average value for Ireland during that period was 1.23 Euro with a minimum of 1.21 Euro on 01-Jun-2020 and a maximum of 1.25 Euro on 13-Apr-2020. For comparison, the average price of gasoline in the world for this period is 1.02 Euro.

Why is there a tax on petrol in Ireland?

** National Oil Reserves Agency (NORA) is a tax that is added to all oil fuels to ensure that Ireland meets its EU obligations of keeping a 90 day stock of oil in the event of a shortage.

What is the petrol station industry in Ireland?

What is Petrol Stations industry in Ireland? Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions. Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.

What kind of grades do you get in Ireland?

Most Common Scale Grade Description US Grade 70.00 – 100.00 First Class Honours A 65.00 – 69.99 Upper Second Class (2.1) Honors A- 60.00 – 64.99 Upper Second Class (2.1) Honors B+ 50.00 – 59.99 Lower Second Class (2.2) Honors B

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