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Hi there Gael, I would think the only thing which would get hurt is your wallet.

Its only really highly-tuned cars (with turbos especially), that benefit from higher octane levels.

Its better to use a good, branded fuel, than supermarket petrol, as it contains various additives to keep the engine clear of debris. Although, occasionally using supermarket fuel won't do any harm.

Hope that helps - its quite a subjective topic - am a bit surprised that nobody's jumped in before me!


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