2013 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet Long-Term Road Test

2013 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet: Octane Requirement

February 21, 2013

2013 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet

Apparently, nobody at Porsche realizes that a good chunk of the USA technically does not meet their minimum requirement of 93 octane.

It's even stranger when you consider that the USA buys more Porsches than does any other country, and that the state in the USA that buys the most Porsches, California, musters a maximum of just 91 octane.

Jason Kavanagh, Engineering Editor

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Edmunds Insurance Estimator

The Edmunds TCO® estimated monthly insurance payment for a 2013 Porsche 911 in VA is:

$210 per month*
* Explanation