will this vehicle also function good with just regular gas insteaed of premium gas? prices on gas today are totally insane

fgarcia1971
0

Asked by fgarcia1971 May 14, 2012 at 12:26 PM about the 2005 Lincoln LS V8 Ultimate

Question type: General

I just purchased this vehicle on 5/08/12 and noticed it wasn't a V6 but instead a V8.  Now with that being said, would this vehicle function properly with regular gas instead of premium gas? gas prices today are insane. please advise

2 Answers

Larry Quigley
5,300

The owners manuals states that it needs fuel with at least a 91 octane rating. If you run a lower octane there is the possibility of reduced performance as well as the increased chance of engine knock.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
silveysales
75

Congrats on your purchase, I know you'll love your v8 over the v6 and this car will not be pushed around. I also have the 3.9 v8 and use 87 octane, but every 3rd /4th fill up with 91/93 octane. You will get better gas mileage with 91 octane or higher but running 87 octane will not hurt your engine, you may hear your vales rattle more becauce 87 octane does not burn as clean. Again congrats.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Help with choosing a first car? 4 answers

    I'm looking for a car with safety, reliability, good gas mileage, and that won't cost an insane amount for insurance. It would be helpful if I could find a car that isn't too much to repair if somet...

    General

  • Best type of Gas for C2 327/350 16 answers

    Could you tell me what's the best type of gasoline to use in my C2? It has the original 327/350hp motor, about 70k miles, and I'm assuming valves and valve seats have not been altered. I'm guessing no...

    1966 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

    -

    General

  • AUDI S4 Do I need winter tires? 9 answers

    I am about to lease an Audi S4 with premium, 19", sports suspension, quattro I live in the ny area. I will be getting the 19" performance tires. Do I need snow tires?

    Audi S4

    -

    General

  • The new Lambo 1 answer

    Can someone please explain how the new lamborgini is 5 meters long. Thats insane

    Lamborghini

    -

    General

  • Elantra '11 realistic gas milage 4 answers

    I am serious about purchasing this auto, but I am confused just what to expect for gas milage. There are many reviews, but they differ greatly in numbers. What is the best and worst anyone has re...

    2011 Hyundai Elantra Limited

    -

    Shopping & Pricing

Search Lincoln LS Questions

Lincoln LS Experts

#1 Iony Ion
Iony Ion
Reputation 650
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 420
#3 Jonathon Sheffield
Jonathon Sheffield
Reputation 300
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Cadillac CTS"
493 Great Deals out of 18,866 listings starting at $2,900
Used Chevrolet Impala"
1,704 Great Deals out of 58,445 listings starting at $995
Used Lincoln Town Car"
111 Great Deals out of 2,916 listings starting at $1,990
Used Nissan Maxima"
621 Great Deals out of 19,471 listings starting at $1,495
Used Ford Mustang"
1,016 Great Deals out of 25,478 listings starting at $1,329
Used Chrysler 300"
641 Great Deals out of 21,028 listings starting at $2,500
Used Lincoln Navigator"
160 Great Deals out of 4,681 listings starting at $2,950
Used Dodge Charger"
630 Great Deals out of 30,618 listings starting at $2,950
Used Honda Accord"
1,258 Great Deals out of 65,756 listings starting at $1,000
Used BMW 7 Series"
165 Great Deals out of 5,443 listings starting at $2,300
Used Cadillac DeVille"
58 Great Deals out of 3,024 listings starting at $1,750
Used BMW 3 Series"
1,198 Great Deals out of 37,368 listings starting at $1,200

Used Cars For Sale

2005 Lincoln LS V8 Ultimate For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 92 listings starting at $3,200
2004 Lincoln LS V8 Ultimate For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 108 listings starting at $2,800