Most Utah gas stations sell 85-octane fuel, but is it OK for your car?

The roads will be packed this Thanksgiving holiday, AAA expects over 48 million Americans will be taking a road trip. In Utah, most gas stations sell 85-octane gasoline. But in most other states the minimum is 87-octane, 85 is not even an option. So, is using the 85 here – the cheapest grade – a bad idea for your car?