2. Use Top Tier fuel for deposit control measures. (The
report, “AAA Premium Fuel Research, Phase II:
Proprietary research into the use of premium octane
gasoline when recommended, but not required, by the
manufacturer,” is available at https://bit.ly/2n6hekv.)
HOW CAN MY RETAIL STATION OR STATIONS
SIGN UP FOR TOP TIER?
To become Top Tier Detergent Gasoline licensed, the
following criteria must be met:
• Retailers must sign the license agreement.
• All branded gasoline under the licensed brand must be
treated with an approved Top Tier additive package at the
correct concentration. This means:
o All stations under a licensed gasoline fuel marketer’s
brand name or franchise name must use the specified
Top Tier additives and detergency treat rate.
o All octane grades of gasoline at each station must be
Top Tier licensed.
o Gasoline is defined as meeting EPA requirements of 0
to 15 percent ethanol.
• The Top Tier logo must be displayed and visible at point
of sale for customer recognition.
• Fuel may not contain organometallic additives such as
methylcyclopentadienyl manganese tricarbonyl (MMT)
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A study by AAA showed higher
octane premium fuel contributes
no improved cleaning benefit
or performance benefit unless
an engine is designed for higher