Flex Fuel Vehicles Can Save You Money

Flex Fuel Vehicles Can Save You Money


    Save On Gas With Flex Fuel Vehicles

    Save On Gas With Flex Fuel Vehicles

    Owning flex fuel vehicles gives motorists options beyond high gas prices at the pump. Depending on the fuel’s availability and local taxes. You could save as much as one third at the pump. By fueling up your car with the E85 blend popular with flex-fuel vehicles. As additional service stations add flex fuel to their available fuel options. More drivers will consider this alternate fuel source to save money and to help the environment. However, before you make the switch, your vehicle must be designed to run on E85 in the first place. Fortunately, select auto manufacturers are jumping in by offering vehicles that can operate with either E85 or straight gasoline. Let’s take a look at the current offerings available to American consumers.

    Surprisingly, not many of the vehicles from Japanese automakers have flex fuel capabilities. Toyota and Honda are concentrating on hybrid technology while also exploring hydrogen power. The American automakers have taken the lead in this all-important endeavor. The following vehicles from General Motors, Ford, and Daimler Chrysler all have FFV models available for consumers:


    General Motors Flex Fuel Vehicles

    General Motors Vehicles

    • Chevrolet Silverado
    • Chevrolet Avalanche
    • GMC Sierra
    • Chevrolet Suburban
    • GMC Yukon
    • Chevrolet Tahoe
    • Chevrolet Impala
    • Chevrolet Malibu

    Ford Motor Company Vehicles

    Ford Motor Company Vehicles

    • Lincoln Town Car
    • Ford F-Series
    • Mercury Grand Marquis
    • Ford Crown Victoria
    • Ford Taurus

    Daimler Chrysler Flex Fuel Vehicles

    Daimler Chrysler Vehicles

    • Dodge Durango
    • Dodge Ram
    • Dodge Caravan
    • Chrysler Town & Country
    • Chrysler Sebring
    • Dodge Stratus

    Several Foreign Manufacturers Offer Flex Fuel Vehicles

    Several Foreign Manufacturers Offer Flex Fuel Vehicles

    In addition, several foreign manufacturers also offer E85 technology. Including Mercedes and Nissan on current models, while Isuzu and Mazda on past models. Not all versions of each model listed have flex fuel capability. Check with the dealer to make certain that your model is indeed flex fuel capable.

    Yes, the flex fuel movement is growing and as new stations come online and more vehicles become available. Look for consumers to select flex fuel in greater numbers. Add in two big side benefits of reduced emissions and less dependency on foreign oil, and flex fuel make a heck of a lot of sense. Will you be going the flex fuel vehicle route?