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Fuel Efficiency

Shell FuelSave gasoline is our regular priced gasoline that is designed to last longer. With Active Efficiency Ingredients, Shell FuelSave gasoline is designed to improve engine efficiency.

Cleaner  Engine

Previous fuel economy formulations have been solely based on keeping critical engine parts clean, such as intake valves. We continue to add special detergents to our Shell FuelSave Gasoline formula, which can help keep inlet valves clean, prevent deposit formation and improve engine efficiency

Smoother  Running

Shell FuelSave gasoline is designed to reduce energy losses in the engine, which can help improve your engine’s efficiency and help you get a little further.

Fuel Efficiency

Shell FuelSave diesel is our regular priced diesel that is designed to last longer. With Active Efficiency Ingredients, Shell FuelSave diesel is designed to improve engine efficiency.

Improved Combustion

Shell FuelSave Diesel is our efficient fuel scientifically designed to ignite and burn more effectively than standard  diesel, thereby helping to increase the efficiency of your engine and improve fuel economy.

When diesel is injected into the engine, there is a time delay between the fuel droplets meeting the hot, compressed air and the start of combustion.

Shell FuelSave Diesel is designed to reduce this time delay and thereby help the engine achieve more optimum combustion, which can help to increase fuel efficiency and to improve fuel economy.

Cleaner Engine

Shell FuelSave Diesel is also designed to prevent the build up of deposits on fuel injectors. In heavy duty trucks these deposits can reduce engine efficiency and lead to poorer fuel economy in the longer term.

It also includes special detergents formulated to help keep fuel injectors clean and prevent deposits building up in your engine.

Heavy duty vehicles

For heavy duty vehicles like trucks, buses or off-road vehicles, diesel fuel works differently.

Shell FuelSave vs. Shell V-Power Nitro+
  Shell FuelSave Shell V-Power Nitro+
Fuel type standard fuel Premium grade fuel
Key benefit Fuel Economy Performance
Technical benefits Cleaner engine, fuel efficiency Cleans and protects

About Shell FuelSave

With Active Efficiency Ingredients, Shell FuelSave is designed to help improve engine efficiency, which can help your car use fuel less quickly.

About Shell V-Power Nitro+

Shell V-Power Nitro+ is designed to improve performance in any car you drive.  Its unique double action formulation is designed to actively clean your engine and protect vital engine parts to help deliver more powerful performance.

Find out more about Shell V-Power Nitro+.

Extensive research

It can take years of scientific research to design new fuels and identify the right formulations that make a difference.  Shell FuelSave fuels are the result of an extensive research and development programme aimed at discovering and designing fuels to help improve engine efficiency and so make fuel last longer.

Improving fuel efficiency

Energy losses can occur in different parts of your engine.  By identifying fuel-engine interactions which may cause these energy losses, we were able to develop ways to improve engine efficiency and make the fuel last longer.

Development and testing

To select an efficient composition of our Shell FuelSave Gasoline formulation we carried out more than 400 development and validation tests on chassis dynamometers, on 20 car models from 12 different manufacturers. Those designated fuel consumption tests accumulated over 9,000 km.

During the development of Shell FuelSave Diesel we carried out more than 400 development and validation tests on chassis dynamometers, on 9 car models from 8 different manufacturers. Those designated fuel consumption tests alone covered a total distance of 4,500 km.

Try Shell FuelSave fuels for yourself and you could start to benefit from the advanced fuel economy formula. That’s because Shell FuelSave fuels are enriched with Active Efficiency Ingredients, combined with a special detergent package, designed to improve fuel economy.

How does Shell Efficiency Improver work?

Previous fuel economy formulations have been solely based on inlet system deposit control over extended mileage using detergent additives.

This advanced additive formulation of Shell FuelSave, now also containing Active Efficiency Ingredients designed to improve engine efficiency, which can help your car use fuel less quickly. Potentially even more when used together with our Shell FuelSave Tips.

Discover the savings for yourself with Shell FuelSave fuels – head to your nearest Shell station today.