I only use Premium for that reason. Definitely notice the difference in off-the -line performance.tlctribeca said:My wife mistakenly put regular gas in the Tribeca the other day and I noticed a difference in off the line accelaration right away. I ran just OK but was a little sluggish. I have retured to premium.
We're gonna run premium until it gets expensive. As of now, we're running it on 93 octane b/c that is what the local Shell station has. I'm contemplating running 89, but haven't gotten around to it.cash911 said:I only use Premium for that reason. Definitely notice the difference in off-the -line performance.
I put the cheapest stuff I can find for my 96 Civic and I've never had a problem with it. I've never put 93 in it, so I can't really comment if it would run any better. Even in my 04 Civic, I still put cheap 87 in and no worries yet.The 91 Civic 5MT that i had for 5 years was performing quite differently on 93 compared to 89.
When I run 89 I get poor gas milage, too. I'll run 89 in the winter at times (when the prices go way up at times). But my B9 is very happy on 93.boostnscooby said:a subaru tech friend of mine said that he has a couple of customers that run 89 octane in their b9's and get better gas milage than with 93. i tried it for a couple of tanks and the pickup and gas milage got worse. i switched back to 93 and it is much better. i get about 16mpg city and 24mpg highway. what does everybody else average? j/c.
That's better than I get! I usually get around 260-280/tank (city). I run 93 in warm weather and 89 in cold.ralliartist said:I average about 20mpg I think, I know I get about 320-350miles to a tank. We are mixed city/highway. I always put mid-grade in it. 89 octane that has E-10 ethanol.
yea I've been pretty impressed with it. I've owned it a year now and I can't say I'd rather own any other suv. Best suv for the money and all the capabilities. It saved my ass last winter. I'm taking a 1000mile road trip this christmas and I can't wait to see how it does. I've heard that it will get like 25-26mpg on a road trip averaging about 70-75mph. That will be nice. Almost what my cobalt gets. lol.hawker800mech said:That's better than I get! I usually get around 260-280/tank (city). I run 93 in warm weather and 89 in cold.