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MattSwain

Hi,

I've recently bought the above car and on the inside of the petrol flap it says to use premium fuel, which is fine - except what qualifies as "premium"? BP has 91, 95, and 98 octane, MPD has 100(!!) octane, Z has 91 and "premium unleaded" which it doesn't even list the octane rating for - which fuel should I be using?

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Anon

Hi there,
Premium is the name given to the higher octane fuel (95+) while Regular/Unleaded was the name for the lower (91) of which now all grades are unleaded. https://www.aa.co.nz/membership/aa-directions/driver/fuel-facts/

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MattSwain

Thanks - is there any appreciable difference between the 95 and 98 that BP uses?

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