There are two types of gas station
Gas station staff fill your car
The driver fills their own car
About the pluses and minuses of full and self service
We recommend using full service over self service because the difference in price is generally no more than ¥3 to ¥8 per liter.
However, there are very few full service stations in some areas, so make sure you know how to correctly use self service gas stations.
About types of gas
Make sure to check what kind of gas your car takes.
If you put in the wrong kind,
this may cause it to break down or stop running.
You may also be found at fault and charged for repair
Gasoline with an octane rating of 89 or higher.
This is used for most rental cars
Gasoline with an octane rating of 96 or higher.
This is mainly for imports and sports cars.
This gasoline is mainly used for things like trucks and heavy construction equipment, but passenger cars with environmentally friendly clean diesel engines have been increasing in recent years.