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      01-30-2011, 12:48 AM   #23
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Just think about how many source (or from where) they are getting their own gas before they add their so called addictives to rip people off, in fact in HK we have not much options.
The gas stations in HK are runned like a monopolistic cartel right? They all have secret agreements to fix pricing so us as customers are screwed. Sure, there are some product differentation, but ultimately, we are worse off from the price fixing.
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The 95/98 octane in HK is too high, even for our cars. Recommended octane rating from the manual states 91. Our fuel economy is worse than global average because of it.

I can only imagine what 95/98 octane does to cars like Honda and Toyota which are designed to run on 87 *only*.
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      01-30-2011, 02:01 PM   #25
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dilute it yourself
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      01-31-2011, 01:49 AM   #26
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The 95/98 octane in HK is too high, even for our cars. Recommended octane rating from the manual states 91. Our fuel economy is worse than global average because of it.

I can only imagine what 95/98 octane does to cars like Honda and Toyota which are designed to run on 87 *only*.
So we can just pump normal/regular and it should be fine?
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      06-18-2011, 10:00 PM   #27
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I use Mobil
mainly city use
15.2L/100km
high consumption?
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      06-20-2011, 11:40 PM   #28
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My personal hunch is questioning whether there really is a difference to where you get the gas. The price between the different gas stations is fixed between the so-called competitors (Thanks to the lack of anti-competitive/combine/cartel law), so price-wise, I don't see much difference. I go to Petrol China only because I get a discount card from there.

Quality-wise, it's really hard to say. The only way to confirm is to conduct an experiment. Say I fill your car with gas from X brand, and then fill it with Y brand (but with the same octane-rating). I won't tell you which gas station or brand it is and see if you can tell there is any difference performance-wise. I suspect for most drivers, they would'nt be able to tell the difference. But for you guys, can you tell the difference?
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      06-22-2011, 08:58 PM   #29
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I use Shell Fuel Save for my 323i since it's new, and it's now 28xx km on the clock.
Mainly run on highway with AC on. Approx. 12L/100km.
BTW, I discover the gear box always maintain at low gear with high rev thus I've to push up the gear manually... I feel strange in this issue!
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      06-22-2011, 11:53 PM   #30
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I just filled up a full tank from empty on my usual Shell VPower. The cost was $960!

I think I will start using Fuel Save!
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