Research Octane Number (RON) and
the Motor Octane Number (MON) as
shown in the table.
Octane Rating Method
(RON + MON)
Use only unleaded gasoline.
Leaded gasoline significantly
reduces the capability of the cat-
alytic converter in the exhaust
Use minimum of 90 octane gaso-
line only to prevent severe en-
If engine "knocking" or "ping-
ing" occurs, use a different
brand of gasoline of a higher
octane rating. If this condition is
allowed to continue it can lead
to severe engine damage.
Gasoline quality is important.
Fuels of low quality or not meet-
ing standard industry specifi-
cations may result in unsatis-
factory performance. Operating
problems that result from the
use of poor quality or nonrecom-
mended fuel may not be covered
under your warranty.