Can my car use E10 ethanol fuel?

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13 March 2012

Can my car use E10 ethanol fuel?
Can your car run on E5 or E10 ethanol blended petrol?

The following table lists vehicle models the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries says are able to run on E5 or E10 ethanol blended petrol. Before using E5 or E10 in motor vehicles not listed below, or if you are unsure, consult your handbook or manufacturer to check if the fuel is suitable. Please note: this list was correct at the date of publication, but manufacturers may change data from time to time.

BRAND

MODEL

E5

E10

Alfa Romeo All models post 1998 image image
Alfa Romeo All models pre 1998 image image
Audi Audi A3 1.8L (engine code 'APG' 2000 onwards)
Audi A4 2.0L (engine code 'ALT' 2001 onwards)
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Audi All models post 1986 except the above image image
Bentley All models post 1990 image image
BMW All models post 1986 image image
Citroen All models post 1998 image image
Chrysler All models post 1986 image image
Daihatsu Charade (September 2004 onwards)
Terios (September 2004 onwards)
Copen (October 2004 onwards)
Sirion (November 2004 onwards)
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Dodge All models post 1986 image image
Fiat Punto image image
Ford Focus (2002-2004)
F-Series (1986-1992)
Ka (all models)
Maverick (all models)
Transit (1996-2004)
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Ford Mondeo (prior to 2007) image image
Ford Capri (all)
Courier 2.0L and 2.6L (all)
Econovan (pre-2002)
Festiva (all)
Laser 1.3L, 1.5L and 1.6L (all)
Raider (all)
Telstar (all)
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Ford All models post 1986 except the above image image
GMDaewoo All models image image
Holden Astra SRi 2.2L (11/2006 onwards)
Astra 2.2L Twin Top Convertible (11/2006 onwards)
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Holden Apollo (1/87-7/89)
Nova (2/89-7/94)
Barina (1985-1994)
Drover (1985-1987)
Scurry (1985-1986)
Astra (1984-1989)
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Holden All models post 1986 except above image image
Honda Insight - 2004 onwards
Civic range (including Civic Hybrid) - 2004 onwards
S2000 - 2004 onwards
CRV - 2003 onwards
MD-X 2003 onwards
Accord & Accord Euro 2003 onwards
Integra – 2002 onwards
Odyssey – 2004 onwards
Jazz – 2004 onwards
Legend – 2006 onward
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Hyundai All models post October 2003 image image
Jaguar All models post 1986 image image
Jeep All models post 1986 image image
Kia All models post 1996 image image
Land Rover All models post 1986 image image
Lexus IS200 pre May 2002 image image
Lexus All models post 1986 except above image image
Lotus Elan (1989-1991)
Esprit (4 cyl – 1987-1999)
Elise (Rover engine – 1996-2004)
340R
Exige (Rover engine – 2001, 2002 & 2004)
Europa (2006 onwards)
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Lotus Esprit (V8 – 1998-2004)
Exige (Toyota engine – 2004 onwards)
Elise (Toyota engine – 2004 onwards)
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Mazda May 2005 build onwards
Mazda3
Mazda6
RX-8
MX-5 July 2005 build onwards
Tribute April 2006 onwards
CX-7
CX-9
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Mazda All models except above image image
Mercedes-Benz All models post 1986 image image
MG All models image image
MINI All models image image
Mitsubishi All fuel injected models post 1986 image image
Nissan All models post 2004 image image
Peugeot All models post July 1997 except above image image
Peugeot 306 (XU engine only) image image
Porsche All models pre MY2007 image image
Porsche All models from MY2007 image image
Proton All models image image
Rover All models image image
Renault All models post 2001 image image
Rolls Royce All models between 1990 and 2002 image image
Saab All models post 1986 image image
Ssangyong Rexton, Stavic & Chairman models with
3.2 litre petrol engine
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Subaru All Subaru (before 1990)
Liberty B4 (2002 to 2003)
Liberty GT (2004 - 2006)
Impreza WRX STI (1999 to 2005)
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Subaru

All models post MY1990 except above
provided the model-specific minimum
octane rating is maintained.

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Suzuki Alto
Mighty Boy
Wagon R+
Swift/Cino
Sierra
Stockman
Vitara
X-90
Jimny (SOHC)
Super Carry
Suzuki Baleno and Baleno GTX
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Suzuki All models except above (providing RON
requirements are met)
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Toyota Camry with carburettor engines pre July 1989
Corolla pre July 1994
Supra - pre May 1993
Cressida - pre Feb 1993
Paseo - pre Aug 1995
Starlet - pre July 1999
Land Cruiser - pre Aug 1992
Coaster - pre Jan 1993
Dyna - pre May 1995
Tarago - pre Oct 1996
Hilux
Hiace & 4 Runner - pre Aug 1997
Townace - pre Dec 1998
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Toyota All models except above image image
Volkswagen All fuel injected models post 1986 image image
Volvo All models post 1986 image image

SourceFederal Chamber of Automotive Industries - March 2012

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Published 13 March 2012