Use of petrol that contains lead presents the following risks:
- Damage to the exhaust system including the catalytic converter
- Damage to the engine and fuel system
- Detrimental effects on the engine and other systems
Unleaded petrol, research octane number 91 or higher
Bhutan, Indian and Nepal modelsYour vehicle is designed to operate on unleaded petrol with a research octane of 91 or higher. If this octane grade is unavailable, regular unleaded petrol with a research octane of 88 or higher may be used temporarily.
The use of regular unleaded petrol can cause metallic knocking noises in the engine and will result in decreased engine performance. The long-term use of regular-grade petrol can lead to engine damage.
Indonesian modelsUse of lower octane petrol can cause occasional metallic knocking noise in the engine and will result in decreased engine performance.
Use of a petrol with a research octane less than 88 can lead to engine damage.
Models for other countries
Use of lower octane petrol can cause a persistent, heavy metallic knocking noise that can lead to engine damage.
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