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itbarbie

Hi There

I have a 2008 Nissan X-Trail and have always used 95 (or occasionally 98). I have no complaints about performance etc but I was told to use 95 and up for efficient fuel consumption and performance. Is this accurate? From a cost perspective it is cheaper to use 91 but not sure if my vehicle will still perform well on 91. Can you please advise?

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Rachel

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Anon

Hi Rachel,
Our specs show the 2.5 NZ new X-trail as using 91 octane fuel, so you could make the switch and see. I can't see any specs for Japanese imports. But if the car does seem a but more sluggish than normal with 91, then maybe switch back. For general non-turbo vehicles sometimes the only noticeable difference is the price.

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itbarbie

thank you! I will try switching and see how the vehicle performs.

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joydeepgoon

Hi there, I have a 2007 T31, 2lt non turbo xtrail and always used 95 octane. Recently started to use 91 octane, will you be able to advise what is recommended. Cheers

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Anon

Hi there,
The 2ltr was an import and so no fuel information is available, but the NZ new 2.5 is listed as using 91.

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