Car editor Niek Schenk answers: ‘It has never been clearly demonstrated that cheap petrol leads to higher fuel consumption. Basically, all petrol brands sold in the Netherlands are of the same quality. In fact, they often come from the same storage tanks. It can at most differ per brand which additives are used and to what extent. These additives (certain chemical additives) can lead to slightly less pollution, better combustion and possibly longer engine life. But don’t expect miracles. Furthermore, only the latest unleaded petrol types can cause problems with old cars. But that has nothing to do with price or quality; old engines are simply more vulnerable to less lead and also to the biofuel that is increasingly (mandatory) blended in.’
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