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Old 3rd January 2010, 20:55   #46
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The A4 3.2FSI runs on 91RON petrol. Just download the A4 official brochure and you'll see it said on the specs page.
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Old 3rd January 2010, 21:17   #47
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turbohead, if you are going to take this up legally with Skoda, you should try and get the dealer to assure you in writing that the car will work fine with 91RON fuel. Don't mention anything about the manual or Skoda HQs response. Just get that bit in writing. Then you have some basis for a legal case.
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Old 3rd January 2010, 22:10   #48
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good news speed97 is back in mumbai :-)
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Old 3rd January 2010, 22:35   #49
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The A4 3.2FSI runs on 91RON petrol. Just download the A4 official brochure and you'll see it said on the specs page.
So the FSI engines need 91RON minimum but the TFSI need 95RON min. The 1.8TSI manual says 95RON minimum.
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The A4 3.2FSI runs on 91RON petrol. Just download the A4 official brochure and you'll see it said on the specs page.
i have a brochure and it clearly reads 95 ron petrol pls . i can scan for you that ..
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Old 5th January 2010, 13:55   #51
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hey , what happened turbo head ? whats the situation now ? keep updated ... very usefull topic non the less
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So the FSI engines need 91RON minimum but the TFSI need 95RON min. The 1.8TSI manual says 95RON minimum.
In my opinion the A4 3.0 TDI makes a lot more sense than the 3.2 FSI.

Not only is availability of the fuel a non-issue, the diesel sibling is also quicker than the petrol one. ( 0 to 100 dash ).
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Any updates ? What is the status of the car now ?
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Old 5th January 2010, 19:38   #54
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http://www.audi.in/etc/medialib/ngw/...odel_range.pdf

Both TFSI and TSI will run on 91RON. You may notice that the actual note number is missing on the page. I contacted Audi about it and they confirmed it applies to all the petrol engines. *shrug*
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ya any update? have you tried octane boosters?
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http://www.audi.in/etc/medialib/ngw/...odel_range.pdf

Both TFSI and TSI will run on 91RON. You may notice that the actual note number is missing on the page. I contacted Audi about it and they confirmed it applies to all the petrol engines. *shrug*
is it really true ? then i should start looking for that vehicle now . but where did you confirm this ?
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That link is from Audi's own website. I confirmed using the Contact Us section on the website. Lightning fast replies too.
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the fact that Skoda does not bother to detune its cars for India to run on more widely available 91 RON like almost every other manufacturer does is quite apalling and reinforces (in my eyes) their general apathy towards their customers.
On a related note, BMW officials at the Auto Expo insist that the 760 Li's V12 engine runs just as well on regular petrol. They claim that the car was driven around in Delhi, and to the Expo, on regular fuel.
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Why cant Skoda at least mention something like the below statement in the brochure or manual.

"Recommended fuel is super unleaded with 95 RON. If this is not available, normal unleaded 91 RON may be used; power output will be slightly reduced."

Source : http://www.audi.in/etc/medialib/ngw/...odel_range.pdf
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Sorry for keeping away from the thread for long.
Finally Skoda has accepted their fault and given us in writing (from Skoda not dealer) that we may use the normal unleaded fuel (91 RON) for regular running of the car and the car shall be covered in proper warranty under any circumstances, even using the fuel otherwise not recommended in their manual. Though we have worked out some arrangement with the nearby Petrol pump to provide the desired 95 RON, yet in case of non availability of desired fuel the risk is covered.
Yet to use the octane boosters with normal petrol to check the difference.
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