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Flexible fuel vehicle

Flexible fuel vehicle:  A vehicle that can operate on

  1. alternative fuels (such as M85 or E85)
  2. 100-percent petroleum-based fuels
  3. any mixture of an alternative fuel (or fuels) and a petroleum-based fuel.
Flexible fuel vehicles have a single fuel system to handle alternative and petroleum-based fuels.
Flexible fuel vehicle and variable fuel vehicle are synonymous terms.