What is the octane requirements for a wrx?

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  1. Wagon Driver

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    yea, definitely gonna have performance issues w/o premium... May even start to ping/knock.

    if you have boost, you need premium.
     
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    minimum 91.
    93 is best though.
     
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    They require and run fine on 91.

    Some people such as myself still put 93 in our cars. I give my Legacy GT 93 because saving $0.02 a gallon isn't a big deal to me.
     
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    i put premium in mine
     
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    i put regular in mine. runs fine.. tho the engine has this weird noise when i'm idling like it's knocking on a door..... hmm whatever.
     
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    Oh, that's normal.
     
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    Milin It's Terminal.

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    weird idling noise is a subaru thing. sounds like a diesel or something.


    Subarus want 93, will run on 91 and if you run california gas on them, will often knock/ping stock.

    should be better on the 2.5, though.
     
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    The boxer motors are prone to ticking, loud valvetrain but pretty much a non-issue in terms of reliability in performance. They're quirky but they're nice.
     

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