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My daily driver is powered by a 2.0L engine producing 156BHP standard on 98 octane gas. Can anyone give me an idea of the loss in power that I can expect running on 95 octane?
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As long as the car doesn't ping with the lower octane fuel you shouldn't notice any loss of power or performance. Any loss you might have would be minimal at best.

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On the Turbo GT the knock sensor backs off the timing before you can hear it. It makes a very noticeable difference.

You can use regular in a pinch but power and mileage may suffer. If the mileage goes down significantly it might not be worth the 20 cents a gallon you would save.

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