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I have a 2020 lX. What kind of fuel does everyone use?
Does it make a difference?



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Stick with 87 for your model.
 

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I run Chevron 93 in all my cars.
 
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Does the 93 really make a difference vs. 87?

Did anyone answer regarding the empty cut out in the trunk? Is anything missing?
 

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Does the 93 really make a difference vs. 87?

Did anyone answer regarding the empty cut out in the trunk? Is anything missing?
If your owner’s manual says 87, use 87. You don’t need anything like 91 or higher since it’ll be useless for a stock engine.
 

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Does the 93 really make a difference vs. 87?

Did anyone answer regarding the empty cut out in the trunk? Is anything missing?
fuel TL;DR, Higher Octane fuel is to prevent detonation (igntion of the fuel before the spark and before the piston is at the right point in the stroke)in higher compression (I think it's higher if I remember right) engines (also allows taking out timing), there is no need for it if your engine doesn't require it. A STOCK non-tuned motor doesn't need higher octane then what the manual says, you only need premium if you have a car that calls for premium or are running a tune that needs premium to prevent detonation due to the change in timing.
 

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Did anyone answer regarding the empty cut out in the trunk? Is anything missing?
If anyone else was as confused I was by this apparent non sequitur, it's a reference to this thread.

@OP - apparently there's no definitive answer to that question. Some folks in other countries found a tire pressure gauge (Europe), others found a screwdriver (Latin America). But most owners found nothing at all, just like you. So, no, you probably aren't missing anything.
 

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Does the 93 really make a difference vs. 87?

Did anyone answer regarding the empty cut out in the trunk? Is anything missing?
I have the Canadian LX. Sticking with anything other that the 87 would be a waste. Confusing because when I lived in the UK, the lowest octane is a 95 and it was recommended to use a higher octane every now and then to clear up any deposits in the engine.
 

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I have the Canadian LX. Sticking with anything other that the 87 would be a waste. Confusing because when I lived in the UK, the lowest octane is a 95 and it was recommended to use a higher octane every now and then to clear up any deposits in the engine.
The octane rating system is different there.
 

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Is there any argument to be made re: using 93 since COVID-19 and fuel in the car going 'stale'?
 

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