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Wonder what is recommended by Honda in the owner’s manual?:confused2:
 

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Wonder what is recommended by Honda in the owner’s manual?:confused2:
Look on the inside of your fuel door. There will be a label with octane requirements.
 

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A higher octane gas IS NOT BETTER, it is simply formulated differently.

Some engines recommend it, some engines require it. As I recall my former 2011 Honda Ridgeline recommended it WHEN TOWING.
 

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A higher octane gas IS NOT BETTER, it is simply formulated differently.

Some engines recommend it, some engines require it. As I recall my former 2011 Honda Ridgeline recommended it WHEN TOWING.
 

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Look on the inside of your fuel door. There will be a label with octane requirements.
:Hmmmmm: I do not see a octane label inside the fuel door.
 

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This thread is quickly going from “recommendation” to “opinion”.
 

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recommendation for 2017 CRV?

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Honda recommends 87. There has been nothing but anecdotes about higher octane serving some purpose. I posted a bunch of data awhile back on a statistical analysis of 93 and 87 octane fill ups I did over about 15k miles of highway driving on both types of gas. The conclusion was that weather was the biggest predictor of variation in mpg. There was no discernable difference otherwise. I learned a lot and wasted $$.

I was hoping that others would post their driving data in different climates, maybe City driving, etc but this forum isn't very data driven... To say the least.

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I’m not paying $0.70 more per gallon for premium gas........87 octane is just one of the many reasons we bought the CRV. I don’t know of anyone here locally that sells 93 octane and no ethanol gas. Walmart/Murphy USA 87 octane 10% ethanol works fine.
 

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Honda recommends 87. There has been nothing but anecdotes about higher octane serving some purpose. I posted a bunch of data awhile back on a statistical analysis of 93 and 87 octane fill ups I did over about 15k miles of highway driving on both types of gas. The conclusion was that weather was the biggest predictor of variation in mpg. There was no discernable difference otherwise. I learned a lot and wasted $$.

I was hoping that others would post their driving data in different climates, maybe City driving, etc but this forum isn't very data driven... To say the least.

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Ethanol levels are the biggest predictor of fuel mileage.

We had an entire octane thread that went over this crap.

Yes the CRV reduces knock potential on higher octane
Yes it's possible higher octane could prevent tip in knock
No we haven't had a single person with an aftermarket diagnostic tool tell us if the CRV knocks on 87

Is 91 better? Yes
Is it worth the extra cost? Not for mpg, only knock potential
 

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Hmmm. And yet we've got lots of folks here claiming to be getting as much as +5mpg after switching to premium. What is your evidence otherwise? Also, I haven't seen this big octane thread you mention.
 

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Premium or regular:

Oh Man here we go. Which Chain for Premium or regular. When to fill and not to fill?

these are the questions you want to really know then just Regular or Premium. Also lets not forget when to change the fuel filters and what will affect the gas tanlk the pump and lines ....

Good luck. if it burs it will run I use regular nuff said!
 

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87 but I would get gasoline that is top tier. In my Accord manual I read that not only does top tier gas have more than required cleaning agents they also do not contain Maganese which can cause problems with pollution control devices and may not be covered under warranty.
 

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Hmmm. And yet we've got lots of folks here claiming to be getting as much as +5mpg after switching to premium. What is your evidence otherwise? Also, I haven't seen this big octane thread you mention.
Here's my thread. It is only conclusive as far as my personal driving style but ... It's objective data not theoretical or anecdotes about "that one time I used 93". Obviously I show that there is no mpg advantage.

https://www.crvownersclub.com/forum...06-2017-crv-octane-does-not-impact-mpg-6.html
 
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