About flex fuel

Asked by Jan 18, 2016 at 06:23 PM about the 2010 Ford Escape XLT

Question type: General

Is it ok if I Only use the flex fuel in my suv.Some
people said it would cause problems...

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Flexible fuel vehicles (FFVs) are designed to run on gasoline or gasoline-ethanol blends of up to 85% ethanol (E85).1 Except for a few engine and fuel system modifications, they are identical to gasoline-only models. FFVs experience no loss in performance when operating on E85, and some generate more torque and horsepower than when operating on gasoline. However, since ethanol contains less energy per volume than gasoline, FFVs typically get about 15%–30% fewer miles per gallon when fuelled with E85.2

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I would stick to E10 gas or better and forget that corn filled garbage fuel.

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