Fact Sheet 5

Test Results: Perform like Conventional Gasoline

The California Air Resources board (ARB), in cooperation with industry, has thoroughly tested cleaner-burning gasoline in a wide range of vehicles and equipment. The testing, completed in 1995, showed that cleaner-burning gasoline performed as well as conventional gasoline in cars, trucks, and equipment.

On-Road Test Program

     Test Fleets


      Gauging Normal Wear and Tear

On-Road Test Results
     No change in performance

     No new maintenance

      Small reduction in fuel economy

Industry Test Programs

Off-Road Test Programs
The ARB and industry also tested a wide variety of motorized equipment, including boats, snow-mobiles, lawn mowers, leaf blowers, chain saws and some off-road construction and farm equipment.

     Off-Road Test Results