What kind of gas does an Acura MDX take?

I just bought a 2022 Acura MDX. Without thinking about it, I almost filled up with E85, but my girlfriend stopped me saying my car wouldn’t take it. What kind of gas does an Acura MDX take? Are there other things I should avoid?

Find out if you’re getting ripped off on your car insurance in less than two minutes.
No spam · No long forms · No fees
Find savings (100% Free)
rating white
3.5k Ratings
Answer provided by
Melanie Mergen
Answered on Jun 30, 2022
Congrats on the new car! Sounds like that was a close call. It’s recommended that the kind of gas your 2022 Acura MDX uses is premium unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of at least 91. Using unleaded gasoline with an octane rating below 87 could lead to engine damage.
Gasoline with MMT additives should be avoided, but Acura supports using gasoline that contains Top Tier detergent gasoline when it’s available.
And, as your girlfriend cautioned, using fuel containing more than 15% ethanol isn’t recommended.
For more information on what kinds of fuel your Acura MDX can take—and what ones you should avoid—you can refer to your owner’s manual.
In the meantime, don’t forget to make sure your new wheels are protected by the right car insurance policy as soon as possible if you haven’t already. The Jerry app can help you make quick work of that!
It only takes 45 seconds to get started, and Jerry users save an average of $800+ per year on car insurance. Now that’s a lot of gas money!

Here to save on car and home insurance? Great, you do that. We’ll do everything else.

Sign up in under a minute.
No need to fill out forms or shop around. Sign up in 45 seconds to start saving. Jerry does the rest.
Jerry collects and analyzes your current coverage.
Say hello to Jerry, your new insurance agent. We’ll contact your insurance company, review your current plan, then find the coverage that fits your needs and saves you money.
Get the best options before your renewal.
Jerry does all the picky, busy work by comparing prices and coverage from more than 50+ insurance companies. We compare what we find to your current policy and offer you the three best options before every renewal.

Easiest way to compare and buy car insurance

√
No long forms
√
No spam or unwanted phone calls
√
Quotes from top insurance companies
Find insurance savings — it's 100% free