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This is a wide range of fuel types. Minimum Octane level to run decent is normally 87. Up in the northern areas and hilly states I've seen this a little lower. Typically your choices are 87 octane, 89 octane and 93 octane. I recommend using the 89 octane or mid grade to get the best mileage and consistent performance from the vehicle. You will get better mileage from the higher 93 octane or Premium but this is off set by the increased soot and build up over time and the mileage isn't that much better to justify the cost between the Mid and Premium grade fuels.

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SOURCE: 2002 Acura RL Premium unleaded fuel question

recommended is just that... a suggestion. most cars will run just fine on regular gas although you may notice a difference from using premium all the time. if you still have the owners manual it should tell you.

Robert

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Well, of course premium is HIGHLY recommended, but it is not necessary.
You can use regular grade in your engine and it will not harm it at all. Modern engine management systems have knock sensors that detect lower grade fuel and make the necessary adjustments to your timing and fuel delivery systems.
All you will notice is slightly slower acceleration and a slight drop in engine horsepower.

Hope this helps...

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SOURCE: Can I use a regular 87 unleaded instead of a 91

yes u can but you will loose performance and fuel mileage, it will really not be worth the few cents more you pay, if you use the midgrade 89 octane that is a better choice.

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SOURCE: Will using regular unleaded in the 2007 cx7 (says

It can yes.

Higher octane fuels are used because they are more stable than lower octane fuel.

Low octane fuel is more likely to pre-detenate at high engine temps

Your cx7 has a high compression engine, meaning it compresses the air probably 10.5 to 11.5 times. This generates a lot of heat. Using a lower octane fuel will likely ignite before the engine has completed it up word compression stroke.

I would not advise using a low octane fuel. You can however use the mid octane fuel and you should be fine. Test it out. If it is hotter then 85 degree out constantly i would suggest not using the mid octane fuel

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SOURCE: I just bought a 2006 Toyota Tundra with the 4.0

You can use which ever grade of gas you desire or can afford, but the premium will give you little better performance (more horsepower). Regular shouldn't cause engine ping, but if you do run regular and you do get a ping just add a bottle of octane booster to the next fill up.

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Super-unleaded or premium gas for 2006 lexus ls 430


Well, of course premium is HIGHLY recommended, but it is not necessary.
You can use regular grade in your engine and it will not harm it at all. Modern engine management systems have knock sensors that detect lower grade fuel and make the necessary adjustments to your timing and fuel delivery systems.
All you will notice is slightly slower acceleration and a slight drop in engine horsepower.

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recommended is just that... a suggestion. most cars will run just fine on regular gas although you may notice a difference from using premium all the time. if you still have the owners manual it should tell you.

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