Most gas stations today sell E10 and E15 gasoline. Since most gas stations don’t sell ethanol free gas anymore, you are almost forced to put ethanol-blended gas in your car. The problem with this is ethanol is actually detrimental to your car's engine.
Pure Gas: Free on the App Store, the Pure Gas app finds the 100 closest gas stations that sell ethanol free fuel according to your location.
Gas Buddy: Another free app, Gas Buddy has historically been used by drivers as a means to find the cheapest gas possible to save money at the pump. But the latest versions of the app are configured so that users can edit and see station details, like whether or not stations sell fuel with ethanol blends.
Ethanol Free Alternatives
Like we previously mentioned, an alternative to using a mobile phone app to find stations is to administer a fuel additive to your gas tank after every fill up. Essentially, a fuel additive will balance the mixture, taking the ethanol out of it, while cleaning your engine and giving you an MPG boost.
Ethanol blended fuels can be hazardous on your engine, causing the likes of:
That's why it's important to ensure the fuel you're pumping into your vehicle is ethanol free today.