Date: Fri, 12 Nov 1999 14:45:15 GMT
Subject: Re: fuel grade for 9-5 V-6

I often filled mine up with 95 Ron. No problems. The engine management system adjusts automatically. You don;t really miss any power in a car with so much h.p. to spare. That said, I used to put in 98 Ron when I could get it. Neil In article <>, "Paul Panetta" <> wrote: > Hi Peter, > > > I asked the Saab dealer about it, and they said the trionic system > > would adjust so the engine ran OK on the lower octane rating, but it > > would have a bit less power and a bit poorer fuel consumption. > > My dealer said standard was all it needed. I've been running on standard > since new and so far my '99 9-5 hasn't missed a beat. > I might fork out the extra for the premium and see if it goes even better. > > > They also said that the premium is a much cleaner fuel and less likely > > to cause trouble with filters, pumps and injectors etc. > > Now that might be an even better reason to switch ! > > > Only problem > > is that standard here is around 69 c/litre, premium around 86 c/litre. > > Are you in Sydney. Up our way (Sydney upper north shore) standard is about > 79 cpl and premium usually about six or so cents more. > > ...Regards ... Paul P. > > Sent via Before you buy.

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