Where To Find Ethanol-free Gas in Knoxville?

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Where in Knoxville can you find ethanol-free gasoline? Our small engine equipment thanks you for your answers.

Comments 42

  1. I heard that the Conoco on Kingston Pike close to Gallagher View sells it, but I haven’t gotten over there yet to check it out.

  2. I went and checked out the station I mentioned earlier. I think it was a Conoco/Philips but of course I didn’t think to look. I guess I was just too excited that the sign out front read “100% Gasoline.” 8831 Kingston Pike right across from Rice GMC.

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    1. Non-ethanol gas is needed for small engines, such as the ones needed to do lawn work, etc.  Most lawn equipment has been ruined by ethanol.  When the industry started the ethanol gas craze, they forgot about small engines until now.  Manufacturer’s of small engines are now doing research to make the equipment ethanol resistent.  Does that answer your question?  Do a little research on your own for further verification.

      1. Ethanol lowers millage destroys your engines and vehicles like my Harley and 350Z all state by the manufacture not to use ethanol,corn gas is not enviormentaly friendly and the people who are pushing it are getting rich!!!!!!

      2. Also, for motorcycle manufacturers such as Ducati, 100% gas is necessary. Ethanol isn’t big everywhere else in the world. The shortage of 100% gas b/c of the pipelines rupturing is infuriating. This is the best time of the year to ride and I’m stuck at home b/c the few places that carry 100% are sold out.

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  5. Car’s run more efficiently on 100% petro than a petro-ethanol mix. Ethanol was initially a substitute for MTBE, a fuel additive that initially replaced lead to increase octane content, but has recently been phased out because of groundwater contamination. The recent boom in ethanol production can be attributed to subsidies and gas price shocks (2005 era, not now). Those subsidies reach different points along the logistic chain. One form is a 15 cent credit per gallon credit to suppliers for mixing ethanol. In an economic climate where demand remains weak, lower fuel prices in a competitive market erode profit margins. This could explain why more stations are mixing ethanol in their petro currently. There is not consensus in the scientific community about net-energy balance and total GHGs resulting from ethanol production, especially in the areas of greenhouse gas debt of land use change due to corn conversion.

  6. Spring Hill Market on Rutledge Pike near I-40 is the last Knoxville station with 100%, as far as I know. The Sunoco on Tazewell Pike went 10% last week (not by choice).

  7. Halls general store, 1.5 mile west of 72 on 322 (Sweetwater-Vonore Road and Oak Grove Rd. intersection) has it, right now the price is $3.15 a gallon.

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  8. Absolute 8311 Kingston pike sales 100 percent gasoline.our phone number is 8656914677. We have 87 and 93 octane for 100

  9. A new weigels is opening soon at
    Western Ave @ Palmetto Drive (Cumberland estates subdivision entrance, across from bowling alley) that will be selling 100% gas! Yea!!!

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  10. I have a 2015 fuel flex Ford Explorer. I get on average 18 mpg. With 100% gasoline, my average is 24mpg….wish I could find a station closer to home that sells ethanol free!

  11. You seem to have missed all of Northeast Knox. There is a Weigel’s on Cherry Street just north of I-40, and another gas station next to and across from it, 3 total. There is one on Rutledge Pike near Spring Hill. There is one on Roberts Road at Washington Pike. And I’m reasonably sure there are several more.

  12. You completely missed the east side of town. There are two stations just off I-40 at Cherry Street. Some area exxons are starting to carry 100% including the one in Blaine. You need to get some more reports over here cuz there are a lot more.

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