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How much biofuel is in our diesel?

How much biofuel is in the diesel sold at petrol stations?


Philip Donegan (Ballina)

Dec 2014 Filed under: diesel

Expert answer

Hi Philip,

It varies from station to station and supplier to supplier, but the standard for all Irish fuel is E5, which allows for (but doesn't specify) a five per cent mix of bio-derived ethanol in petrol. Ask at your local station to be certain though.

Neil Briscoe - Complete Car Adviser

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