E10 biofuel: Department for Transport explains why it’s ‘better'
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Drivers have reported topping up their cars “twice in a week” as petrol drains quicker. Others have moaned about losing performance under the new compounds with some cars not starting as quickly.
Twitter user Nath said: “This new E10 fuel is 70 percent water I’m sure of it.
“Don’t go half as far as E5.”
Twitter user nad_theG said: “The e10 petrol is definitely diluted with water because how has my full tank finished in six days.”
The Life of Thaqib replied: “I work at Shell.
“I’ve received a few complaints about the E10 fuel not lasting long.”
Philosopher King said: “E10 fuel should be scrapped and whatever used to be there before brought back.
“Have to fuel the motor twice in a week now.”
Twitter user BeckLiam said: “Ever since E10 fuel got introduced my car does like 25 percent less miles per full tank, prices through the roof also.”
Drivers should get ‘more miles per gallon’ ditching E10 fuel [INSIGHT]
Drivers using up to 10 percent more fuel on new E10 petrol [ANALYSIS]
E10 concerns over ‘greener’ petrol with drivers seeing economy issues [COMMENT]
Express readers have also issued their concerns over the new fuel with many claiming they have lost miles per gallon since making the switch to E10.
Reader ‘webwise’ said: “My ’69 Kia Rio is giving 42.6 MPG.
“Whereas, before the change to E10, I was getting 43.2.
“My power is down too, only slightly but still down.”
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