Fuel Injector Cleaner Market

Fuel Injector Cleaner Market Study by Dissolvents and Detergents for Two Stroke and Four Stroke Engines from 2023 to 2033

Analysis of Fuel Injector Cleaner Market Covering 30+ Countries Including Analysis of US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Nordics, GCC countries, Japan, Korea and many more

Fuel Injector Cleaner Market Growth Outlook (2023 to 2033)

The global fuel injector cleaner (FIC) market is valued to be US$ 1.7 billion in 2023 and it is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 3.8% to reach US$ 2.4 billion by the end of 2033.

Fuel injector cleaners are additives designed to remove all the deposits that have built up on the faces of fuel injectors and in the combustion chamber, allowing the engine to operate at its best with the ideal air-fuel ratio. FIC also be termed as a detergent for the fuel system.

Fuel injector cleaners have a significant effect on the fuel consumption of an engine used for any equipment. Fuel injector cleaners lower maintenance costs by removing the carbon atoms and other residues settled inside the engine.

Governments across the globe are making different rules and regulations to protect the environment from various hazards such as pollution, carbon emissions, and others. Such efforts by the government are making manufacturers opt for use of products that help in achieving such targets.

Report Attributes


Fuel injector cleaner Market Size (2022A)

US$ 1.6 Billion

Estimated Market Value (2023E)

US$ 1.7 Billion

Forecasted Market Value (2033F)

US$ 2.4 Billion

Global Market Growth Rate (2023-2033)

3.8% CAGR

North America Market Share (2023)


USA Market Growth Rate (2023-2033)

4.1% CAGR

Key Companies Profiled

  • 3M
  • ABRO
  • Chevron Corporation
  • Liqui Moly GmbH
  • Lucas Oil Products Ltd.
  • Motorcraft, Ford Motor Company

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Historic and Future Pathway Analysis for the Fuel injector cleaner Market

In the beginning, usage of fuel injector cleaners was observed mostly in sports cars & bikes, marine, and a few other machines. Now the product has evolved and has spread out into different avenues like commercial & personal automotive, lawn & garden equipment, and other niche applications.

With the growing investments in research and development and expansion in product lines, the market risk has also been diversified. Therefore, a decline in one end-use industry has little impact on the overall business of fuel injector cleaners.

The market is continuously increasing for fuel additives in order to increase the performance of combustion engines. Fuel injector cleaners are used with the purpose of removing carbon atoms combustion chamber and also to clear any residues affecting performance.

  • Short Term (2023-2026): Growing demand from automotive and industrial sectors to drive the fuel injector cleaner market during the short run.
  • Medium Term (2026-2029): Growing demand, low labor cost, and reduced production expenditure motivate manufacturers to set up plants in Asia pacific countries to curb the demand pool and gain high-profit margins.
  • Long Term (2029-2033): Gradual penetration of advanced FICs to replace the currently used FICs to drive the FIC market in a long run.

According to the Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider, the market is projected to exhibit growth at 3.8% CAGR between 2023 and 2033.

Market Dynamics Overview

“Escalating Craze for Sports Cars and Bikes to Bolster the Market Growth”

Nowadays, there exist strong prospects for growth in demand for sports cars and bikes. The inclination of youngsters towards purchasing sports bikes and cars is observed and this is likely to have a magnificent impact on the fuel injector cleaners market, as the performance of sports cars and bikes is significantly affected due to the presence of carbon residues.

“Biodiesel Stabilizers and Fuel Additives Projecting High Demand”

Biodiesel is derived/produced from various oils that are also used for cooking, such as rapeseed. This means that its main body is organic matter, which degrades as it oxidizes. Biodiesel usage also generates carbon residues just like conventional fuels and requires proper addressing for efficient working of the engine.

Fuel additives and stabilizers need to be added to increase the lubrication, to stop the fuel from leaving deposits on engine parts, and to ensure that the fuel burns clean, and is stable for use as per the government norms.

“Surging Electric Vehicle Market to Restrain Growth”

The shift in consumer preference toward electric equipment rather than fuel-based is likely to act as a prominent restraining factor in the growth of fuel injector cleaners.

The growing electric vehicle sales, for example, eliminate the fuel requirement which ultimately eliminates the use of such cleaners in a long run.

  • For instance, sales of electric vehicles skyrocketed in the year 2021 and have continued to grow in 2022. More electric cars are now sold each week as compared to those that were sold in 2012 as sales of electric vehicles (including plug-in hybrids and fully electric) multiplied in 2021 to a new height of 6.6 million globally.
  • Sales of electric vehicles witness rapid growth in the year 2022, with 2 million electric cars sold globally in the first quarter, up by 75.0% from the same period a year earlier, despite supply chain strains.
  • By the end of 2021, there were approximately 16.5 million electric vehicles on the road worldwide which has tripled from the number of EVs in 2018.

The thriving electric vehicles market coupled with the adoption of equipment based on the use of electricity is likely to hamper the fuel injectors cleaners market growth.

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Country-wise Insights

Why there is High Demand for Fuel Injector Cleaners in the United States?

The growing focus of manufacturers to reduce carbon emissions by vehicles, and the awareness among vehicle owners regarding the use of fuel additives for better on-road performance of vehicles are the major factors driving demand for FIC in US markets.

The automotive sector in the US is one of the biggest in the world accounting for more than 3.0% of the total GDP of the US economy. The US automobile industry sold more than 15 million cars and light truck vehicles in 2021.

Due to the above factors, the demand for fuel injector cleaners in the US markets is set to grow at a CAGR of 4.1% during the forecast period 2023-2033.

What are the Reasons Driving Demand for Fuel Injector Cleaners in India?

The growing automotive and construction industry are the main factors driving demand for fuel injector cleaners in India and other countries in the Asia Pacific region.

Rising sales for end-use equipment and growing consumer awareness towards better fuel efficiency and vehicle performance are the key driving factors driving demand for fuel injector cleaners in India. Government is also keen on reducing carbon emissions to protect people from various environmental hazards caused by it.

Category-wise Insights

Which End-Use Industry Drives the Maximum Demand for Fuel Injector Cleaners?

The automotive industry accounts for more than 2/3rd of the total demand for fuel injector cleaners. The growing number of projects in the automotive, and other manufacturing industries have increased the use of fuel injector cleaners in the market. The automobile segment can be further divided into commercial vehicles, passenger vehicles, and others.

Growing demand for fuel-efficient vehicles along with stringent emission control norms in various countries is likely to boost the growth of the fuel injector cleaner market. Also, the growing interest of youth in sports bikes and cars will drive the market for fuel injector cleaners as the performance of sports cars is majorly affected by the presence of carbon residues in the engine.

Which Product Type Is Highly Demanded in Fuel Injector Cleaners?

Growing investment in research and development activities leads to the making of effective dissolvent-based products which dissolves carbon residue and clean the fuel injectors.

Dissolvent is the type of compound generally used in fuel injector cleaners and many other fuel additives. These usually dissolve the carbon deposits and eject the residue through the exhaust stroke of the engine while in running condition. This process of dissolving the residue to remove and clean the internal parts of the combustion chamber is more effective as compared to conventional detergent-based fuel injector cleaners which use the engine power to flush away the carbon residue.

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Eminent Players Key Stratagems

Prominent fuel injector cleaner manufacturers are 3M, ABRO, Chevron Corporation, Motorcraft, and Liqui Moly GmbH. Players like Lucas Oil Products Inc., Bardahl, 3M Co., and others have been using various strategies like product launches and partnerships with other entities to curb the demand pool and gain high-profit margins.

For instance, in 2021, Liqui Moly GmbH partnered with California Superbike School for supplying a wide range of motorcycle chemicals like oils & additives, cleaning and caring products, brake fluids, and greases.

Low cost of production has favored the manufacturers to shift their production facilities to Asia Pacific countries, especially China. Apart from the low cost of production, the production rate also plays a crucial role in driving the fuel injector cleaners market. FIC plays a pivotal part in enhancing the rate of production. Therefore, connecting the nodes of the FIC industry and economies associated with the region to narrow down the higher potential points to APAC.

Fact.MR has provided detailed information about the price points of key manufacturers of fuel injector cleaner positioned across regions, sales growth, production capacity, and speculative technological expansion, in the recently published report.

Segmentation of Fuel injector cleaner Industry Research

  • By Product Type :

    • Dissolvent
    • Detergent
  • By Engine Type :

    • Two-stroke
    • Four stroke
  • By Injection System :

    • Throttle body
    • Port / Multipoint
    • Direct Injection
      • Gasoline
      • Diesel
  • By Equipment Type :

    • Automotive
      • Passenger cars
      • Commercial vehicles
      • Motorcycles
    • Lawn & Garden Equipment
    • Construction Equipment
    • Marine Engines
  • By Sales Channel :

    • Offline
      • Authorized Distributors
      • Garage & Workshops
      • Specialty stores
    • Online
      • Third party E-commerce websites
      • Company / brand websites
  • By Region :

    • North America
    • Latin America
    • Europe
    • East Asia
    • South Asia & Oceania
    • Middle East & Africa

- FAQs -

Which Segment Type is Predicted to Expand Rapidly Between 2023 and 2033?

Demand for dissolvent fuel injector cleaners is growing and is estimated to project a CAGR of 4.3% during the forecast period.

What is the Value of Fuel Injector Cleaner Market Estimated to Reach in 2023?

The global fuel injector cleaner market is estimated to be valued at US$ 1.7 billion in 2023.

What are the Regions Considered in the Fuel Injector Cleaner Market?

North America, Latin America, East Asia, South Asia & Oceania, Europe, the Middle East and Africa are the region considered in the global fuel injector cleaner market.

Which Regional Fuel Injector Cleaner Market Accounts for a Leading Market Share?

The North American fuel injector cleaner market is estimated to account for 23.9% market share in 2023.

What was the Global Fuel Injector Cleaner Market Size in 2022?

The global fuel injector cleaner market is valued at US$ 1.6 billion in 2022.

Fuel Injector Cleaner Market

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