The wife and I always ran 87 to 89 octane in our 2009 Hardtop (non Turbo), I told her the other day that "WE MUST USE 92 or 93 octane in our new Mini S because the Turbo needs it". She got upset at the Xtra money we would have to spend.
If you punch out the numbers real quick it's only about $2.30 to $2.50 more for a full tank @ 12.4 gallons. 92 octane the other day was $3.54.
So tell me I'm right folks that 92~93 is a must???????
I always use the top quality brand and highest octane I can get, does it make any difference to the car? nope! cant notice a darn thing, but it makes you feel better knowing youre doing the right thing.
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