Buick Regal: Gasoline Specifications (U.S. and Canada Only) - Object Detection Systems - Driving and Operating - Buick Regal Owners ManualBuick Regal: Gasoline Specifications (U.S. and Canada Only)

At a minimum, gasoline should meet ASTM specification D 4814 in the United States or CAN/CGSB-3.5 or 3.511 in Canada.

Some gasolines contain an octane-enhancing additive called methylcyclopentadienyl manganese tricarbonyl (MMT). We recommend against the use of gasolines containing MMT. See Fuel Additives  for additional information.

    Recommended Fuel
    If the vehicle has a 2.4L L4 engine (VIN Code C), use regular unleaded gasoline with a posted octane rating of 87 or higher. If the octane rating is less than 87, an audible knocking noise, commonly r ...

    California Fuel Requirements
    If the vehicle is certified to meet California Emissions Standards, it is designed to operate on fuels that meet California specifications. See the underhood emission control label. If this fuel is n ...

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    Automatic Transmission
    CAUTION! Damage to the transmission may occur if the following precautions are not observed: • Shift into PARK only after the vehicle has come to a complete stop. • Shift into or out of REV ...

    Operation
    The SRS side airbag and SRS curtain airbag can function only when the ignition switch is in the “ON” position. The driver’s and front passenger’s SRS side airbags and SRS curtain airbags ...

    Fuel cut-off switch
    Vehicles with a Duratec engine Left-hand drive Right-hand drive The fuel supply may be cut off as a resultof an accident or sudden vibrations (e.g. collision when parking). The switch is located ...