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I've used a range of different branded Diesels, performance and standard, and can honestly say I have noticed no difference whatsoever, apart from the increased cost of a tank!

BP Ultimate - I used several tanks of this consecutively and there were no MPG benefits, if there were any performance benefits they're probably far too small to quantify in day-to-day driving.
Shell V-Power - Again, several tanks were used, economy didn't improve and neither did performance.

I've tried standard Diesels from Esso, BP, Shell, Total, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and Asda, and my car has not performed any different on any of them. Needless to say I now always run on Sainsbury's or Morrisons, whichever of the two near me is cheapest or has the best points-based offers...
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