What is E15 Ethanol?
E15 is a highly efficient automotive fuel source alternative that is comprised of 15% ethanol and 85% gasoline. Nearly all the gasoline sold in the United States today is E10 which contains up to 10% ethanol.
Is E15 Safe for the Environment?
Compared to traditional gasoline, ethanol burns cleaner due to its abundance of oxygen. The burning of ethanol also produces smaller amounts of harmful greenhouse emissions like carbon monoxide than other fuels.
E15 was recently recognized with an endorsement by the American Lung Association as a cleaner alternative due to its superior performance and limited environmental impact.
Is E15 Safe for My Car?
Many drivers are unaware of the cost and performance benefits of fueling up with E15. Studies have shown no statistical loss of vehicle performance (fuel economy or maintenance) attributable to the use of E15 fuel in in MY2001 and newer vehicles.
Lower quality gasoline creates deposits that can hinder engine performance, decrease horsepower and damage engine valves. E15 keeps engines running clearer by dissolving these deposits in critical parts of the engine, such as pistons, fuel intake valves, and ports. E15 carries an octane rating of 88 and substantially increases performance, durability and horsepower.
Is E15 Cheaper Than Traditional Gasoline?
E15 offers a price advantage for drivers over regular gasoline, with ethanol blends typically priced at 15-75 cents cheaper per gallon on a yearly basis. Increasing the blend to 15 percent ethanol further reduces prices at the pump, without compromising performance.
Where To Fuel Up With E15 in Omaha
E15 is currently available in the Omaha metropolitan area. Visit one of these select locations on September 23 to fill up your vehicle with E15 for just $1.15/gal.