What fuel should I put in my car?
Volkswagen recommends using fuel with a low sulphur content or sulphur-free fuel for petrol engines in order to achieve reduced fuel consumption. For most vehicles standard unleaded is fine (95RON) but for GTI and 'R we recommend super unleaded (98RON).
Volkswagen Group approves the use of diesel fuel containing up to 5% Biodiesel in all of its diesel vehicles. Filling station forecourts supply diesel (to the standard EN590), which can contain up to 5% Biodiesel with 95% Fossil fuel. The use of this fuel requires no modifications to the vehicle or changes to the vehicles' maintenance schedule. For full details on the use of Biodiesel within Volkswagen Cars please download the Biodiesel Statement here.
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