Ethanol Days of Summer Contest


Given the impacts of COVID-19 on the demand for fuel and summer driving season, the Renewable Fuels Association has delayed the start to the 4th Annual Ethanol Days of Summer Contest. Mark your calendar for the new start date!

Saturday, July 4, 2020

From Independence Day until Labor Day, contest-goers are encouraged to participate through downloading the app or by using the website to report prices of E15 and E85 fuel. Those who enter prices are entered to win $50 in free fuel and a new winner is chosen every DAY.

The market for higher ethanol blends continues to grow. All model year 2001 and newer light duty vehicles can use 15% ethanol (E15), accounting for more than 97% of the vehicles on the road today. Additionally, more than 22 million flex fuel vehicles can use 85% ethanol (E85).

About ethanol, E15, and E85:

Want to learn more about ethanol and why it’s a GREAT fuel for your car? Visit the consumer section on the RFA website and learn why the benefits of ethanol are worth you making the switch to a higher ethanol blend such as E15 and E85.

About features pricing for E15 and E85. E15 is an ethanol fuel blend that is approved in all vehicles 2001 and newer. E85 is also known as Flex Fuel and approved for all Flex Fuel Vehicles (FFVs). Not sure if your vehicle is Flex Fuel? Check out our FFV 2020 brochure here.

All of the fuel prices on are crowdsourced, meaning the prices you submit are used by other drivers to see where they can get the best price for their fuel! Because ethanol is cheaper than its fossil fuel counterparts, you’ll notice that the higher the ethanol blend – the lower the fuel cost!