[200q20v] Re: 200q20v mileage

Mike Miller mikemilr at blackfoot.net
Tue Jan 16 15:05:35 EST 2001

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bernie Benz" <b.m.benz at prodigy.net>

> When you need the higher octane, you're not concerned about mileage.
> When mileage is the goal, 87 octane is fine.
> Bernie

Here in western Montana, I use 87 octane, still pull 1.6-1.7 boost at 5000
feet and get ~25-27 mpg driving 75ish. I routinely see 26+ driving the 280
miles to Spokane over 2 mountain passes, cruising at 80 most of the way.
Tires are 225/60/15 BFG comp T/A at 35 psi.

mike miller

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