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1 year old a little more than 7000 miles. No problems. At Honda dealer now getting annual inspection and tiresrotated.

I have an Accord with the 2.4 and have had no problems with the Accord. The Accord had recalls or campaigns. Software update for the CVT and a part related to the battery charging system.
 

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2017 CRV LX here with 11,288 miles with no problems so far and loving the car <img src="http://www.crvownersclub.com/forums/images/smilies/smile.png" border="0" alt="" title="Smile" class="inlineimg" />

How about you @NHBFAN?


I only have about 300 miles on my 2019 LX

Enjoying it thoroughly though
 

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2018 with ~14k. I can smell fuel on the dipstick, but there's no rise in oil level. As a precautionary measure, I always use Shell 93 V-Power fuel. I have an extremely sensitive nose and I would probably smell fuel on everyone's dipstick that claims they have no fuel odor there. Otherwise the car has been great. I have the AWD model and have gotten 32.1 mpg over the life of the car according to the digital display, which is corroborated by 6 months of tracking with the fuelly app as well. I stopped tracking with fuelly because the digital display was only ever ~0.1 different.
 

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@bracohen Lol just ignore posts like that, i noticed there are some people like that on this forum just like any other forums. Since oil dilution is a hot topic here i always check my oil dipstick to see any fluctuation even though we own 2.4L non turbo and none so far. I also use top tier gasoline (phillips 66 local here) 91 octane without ethanol since day 1. I used to fill up my cars with Shell gasoline but they changed their formula and added 10% ethanol years ago here in Oklahoma so I was looking for a different gas station

@NHBFAN Just like @bracohen according to the manual 87 or higher is recommended but its your preference. There are plenty of threads covering this topic if you use a search function on this forum. For me I always 91 without ethanol on my CRV along with my other cars :)
 

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I'm glad you're concerned about my finances, but I'm not sure how your comment was relevant. Do you have an LX and wish to contribute?
Since you you and H82LoS3 couldn't figure it out, I'll help you out. Using anything higher than 87 is a waste of money. Though it won't hurt, It certainly does not help at all. btw I had a 2.4l non-turbo so I know what I'm talking about.
The thread was about mileage. I'm not sure how you showing your ignorance and using 91 for no reason helps in this thread. Since you have all this money to throw away, why not buy something that would benefit from the higher octane?
 

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Well, actually, running higher than 87 octane does "hurt"... but only a little. Octane is a measurement of how well a fuel resists detonation. Higher octane fuels require additional heat to ignite, and also earlier ignition timing to fully burn, the mixture (all other things being equal). Since neither of these conditions would be altered in our CR-V's, the end result is slightly less power and economy when running fuel with an octane higher than 87. In extreme cases, it could also result in misfires. I don't disparage anyone who wants to throw their money away, but sadly, that is exactly what you are doing if you run 91 or 93 octane gas. There is a wide spread misconception that "premium" gas is better. The only thing it is better at is preventing detonation in high compression engines that require it.
 

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Well, actually, running higher than 87 octane does "hurt"... but only a little. Octane is a measurement of how well a fuel resists detonation. Higher octane fuels require additional heat to ignite, and also earlier ignition timing to fully burn, the mixture (all other things being equal). Since neither of these conditions would be altered in our CR-V's, the end result is slightly less power and economy when running fuel with an octane higher than 87. In extreme cases, it could also result in misfires. I don't disparage anyone who wants to throw their money away, but sadly, that is exactly what you are doing if you run 91 or 93 octane gas. There is a wide spread misconception that "premium" gas is better. The only thing it is better at is preventing detonation in high compression engines that require it.
And a link to add to the conversation regarding octane, from the fedearl trade comission web site .. though I would like to note to other forum members...this entire sub-discussion is really off topic.... but since we are already well down the rabbit hole here...

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0210-paying-premium-high-octane-gasoline

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https://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/octane.shtml

http://www.whatcouldbegreener.com/142/fuel-octane-choosing-the-wrong-octane-will-cost-you/

Now.. in the context of the CRV LX which in the US comes with the K24W engine... I guess one could argue that since it's compression ratio is 11.1:1.. it might marginally benefit from higher detonation provided by premium fuel..... but again.. Honda specifies 87 for the US market... so in Honda's view... no premium fuel is required for this configuration of the K24 engine series. If no knocking is taking place with 87, no real benefit from higher octane fuel. [interesting to me that the latest 2.4L engine uses a higher compression ratio then the new 1.5T (which is set for 10.3:1)]
 
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