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2019 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Refueling

Fuel Information  
Fuel recommendation  
1Fuel Information  
EN 228 standards petrol/gasohol fuel  
Use of petrol that contains lead presents the  
following risks:  
Damage to the exhaust system including the  
catalytic converter  
Damage to the engine and fuel system  
Detrimental effects on the engine and other  
Unleaded premium petrol/gasohol up to E10 (90% petrol and 10%  
ethanol), research octane number 95 or higher  
Your vehicle is designed to operate on premium unleaded petrol with a research  
octane of 95 or higher.  
If this octane grade is unavailable, regular unleaded petrol with a research octane of  
91 or higher may be used temporarily.  
The use of regular unleaded petrol can cause metallic knocking noises in the engine  
and will result in decreased engine performance. The long-term use of regular-grade  
petrol can lead to engine damage.  
Fuel tank capacity: 57 L  
Oxygenated Fuels  
Oxygenated fuels are blended with petrol and  
ethanol or other compounds. Your vehicle is also  
designed to operate on oxygenated fuels containing  
up to 10% ethanol by volume and up to 22% ETBE  
by volume, based on the EN 228 standards. For more  
information, ask your dealer.  
uuRefuelinguHow to Refuel  
How to Refuel  
1. Stop your vehicle with the service station  
pump on the left side of the vehicle in the  
1How to Refuel  
2. Turn off the engine.  
Petrol is highly flammable and explosive.  
You can be burned or seriously injured  
when handling fuel.  
3. Pull on the fuel fill door release handle  
under the driver’s side lower outside corner  
of the dashboard.  
Stop the engine, and keep heat, sparks,  
and flame away.  
u The fuel fill door opens.  
4. Remove the fuel fill cap slowly. If you hear a  
release of air, wait until this stops, then turn  
the knob slowly to open the fuel fill cap.  
Handle fuel only outdoors.  
Wipe up spills immediately.  
Do not continue to add fuel after the filler nozzle has  
automatically stopped. Additional fuel can exceed  
the full tank capacity.  
The filler nozzle automatically stops to leave space in  
the fuel tank so that fuel does not overflow as a result  
of changes in air temperature.  
5. Place the fuel fill cap in the holder.  
6. Insert the fuel filler nozzle fully.  
u When the tank is full, the filler nozzle will  
click off automatically. This leaves space  
in the fuel tank in case the fuel expands  
with a change in the temperature.  
7. After filling, replace the fuel fill cap,  
tightening it until you hear it click at least  
u Shut the fuel fill door by hand.