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caitken87
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 5:54:58 PM

Any thoughts on how good Costco gas is? Always cheaper in my neck of the woods!
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jimmy544
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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2015 2:23:12 PM

Costco at least in the Boston MA area is a top tier gas supplier that means it is at least as good as any other supplier. At least that is my understanding and yes Costco consistently has the lowest or at least is among the lowest price suppliers in these parts. Not all Costco locations have gas in MA.
carinthuist
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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2015 11:20:07 AM

yes
Madridjoe
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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2015 6:33:44 AM

all comes from the same place, just different additive packages
JohnCur
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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2015 4:13:00 PM

Here where I am, Costco has 2 wholesale suppliers. One comes from Queens, NY the other from Southern Jersey. I have seen both wholesalers drop gasoline
at area Exxon and BP stations.
waynester1955
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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2015 12:12:52 PM

In southern Ontario, always a line-up.
aaamanMI
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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2015 8:08:39 AM

Works great just like any other gas
hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Mar 18, 2015 6:33:30 AM

Me likes Costco!!!
packerfan14
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2015 3:24:45 PM

Don't waste your time worrying about "good gas and bad gas." It's gasoline. Sure, you'll get a "bad tank of gas" from time to time, but that can happen at a top tier retailer or some backwater place in Canada.

[Edited by: packerfan14 at 3/17/2015 3:26:11 PM EST]
Nuzan
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2015 2:10:19 PM

I use it all of the time. No problems.
carinthuist
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2015 11:40:02 AM

yes
51stovi
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2015 10:38:13 AM

It has been fine when I use it.
hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2015 9:20:38 AM

It all comes out of the same pipe.
nru
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2015 11:14:15 AM

been running it in my cars for years - no problems
WEDDY
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2015 9:48:05 AM

It seems to be ok. It is now a top tier gasoline.
pghbill
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2015 12:50:31 AM

average
stoihor
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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2015 6:12:30 PM

had no problems with gas from Costco.
redfish67
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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2015 10:42:49 AM

It's as good as anyone else
Sneakers55
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2015 2:04:23 PM

Costco needs to get with the program and build a warehouse in the area around Clear Lake City. As it stands now, you have to drive across Houston to get to a Costco. We do have Sam's Club but that's not Top Tier Gas.
mybigtruck
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2015 1:12:33 AM

seems ok
WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2015 12:43:43 AM

Costco seems fine to me. It is always less then the others.
carinthuist
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2015 9:55:06 AM

yes
xmstr
Sophomore Author Michigan

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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2015 7:18:15 AM

I buy gas from Costco regularly and have never had a problem. They are usually the cheapest around and they tend to be slow to respond when prices spike upward locally.
Floridaman2013
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Message Posted: Mar 11, 2015 8:53:48 AM

It's ok but none here. use SAM"S Club and Shell right now.
bkfist
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Message Posted: Mar 11, 2015 7:58:57 AM

Good gas. It's "Top Tier" PLUS, at least around here, it's probably the busiest station in town so it's going to have a huge turn-over and always be fresh!
Tucsonhomes
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2015 6:51:52 PM

It works great it my cars
GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2015 6:17:48 PM

I have been happy with it also. It's considered a Top Tier fuel.
WEDDY
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2015 9:21:47 AM

I have been happy with their gas.
hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2015 6:24:32 AM

I just love Costco. They are the only local station still below $2.00 gallon. They have GREAT Ceasar salad & pizza @ the snack bar too.

How can you go wrong!!
litesong
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Message Posted: Feb 5, 2015 4:52:04 PM

I love 100% gasoline(E0). But with the 10% ethanol blend price crash, the price gap between E0 & 10% ethanol blends widened to 25% to 40%. So I joined my wife to buy Costco 10% ethanol blend & immediately took an 8% mpg chop(as all other 10% ethanol blend fuels would do). Outside of the poor mpg, the Costco gas is temporarily OK in my Elantra, tho I don't like it. If the E0/10% ethanol blend price gap once more narrows to 10% to 12%, I will return to burning E0. If Costco would sell 100% gasoline, they would beat all the other E0 stations, handily.

[Edited by: litesong at 2/5/2015 4:54:15 PM EST]
speedfreek
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2015 11:55:28 AM

Some of my worst gas mileage has been from Costco in Bellingham, WA. It's probably the ethanol. WA mandates it in all their fuel including 91. It's possible to get 91 in Canada without ethanol.

Buying at Costco brings the cost of fuel down at the expense of driving range.
mybigtruck
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2015 4:05:05 PM

Seems to work better now that they supposedly add 5x the required detergents. In the past, my truck had consistent issues starting every time I put costco gas in there.

[Edited by: mybigtruck at 2/3/2015 4:06:06 PM EST]
carinthuist
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2015 10:45:09 AM

yes
Nuzan
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2015 1:32:20 PM

I use it all of the time and have no issues with it.
PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2015 8:56:06 AM

JohnCur said "I see 2 suppliers at my Costco. One seems to supply Exon stations in the area...the other BP"

This does not indicate that the same additives going to those stations are in the Costco fuel. It also is no indicator that any of the fuels are better or not than the others.
hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2015 10:23:52 AM

Yes, all the time.
Tempest1212
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2015 11:59:58 PM

I've heard good things about it. I wouldn't call it a great fuel though.
JohnCur
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2015 10:55:30 AM

I see 2 suppliers at my Costco. One seems to supply Exon stations in the area...the other BP
jdmd6613
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2015 9:24:34 AM

ALWAYS USE COSTCO AND NEVER HAD ANY PROBLEMS
carinthuist
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2015 10:51:19 AM

yes
hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2015 10:07:27 AM

Runs great!
QueenMother
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2015 9:15:03 AM

I haven't had a problem with Costco gas at all and I use it regularly.
ShortyT2014
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2015 8:26:13 AM

Makes my car run :)
eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2015 8:20:12 AM

I have never had a problem with it
hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2015 6:39:14 AM

Costco is an excellent top tier fuel. I always buy top tier fuel when possible.
nourdives
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Message Posted: Dec 19, 2013 9:13:45 PM

The gas is fine.
the1roadhog
Champion Author Atlanta

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Message Posted: Dec 18, 2013 7:44:41 AM

Never tried it
contiki
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Message Posted: Dec 18, 2013 7:00:18 AM

Every time we go to Costco the line ups for gas are a bit long .....never cared to wait in line so we just went shopping inside the store.....
pghbill
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2013 1:20:02 AM

it's great
xbAG
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2013 9:40:12 PM

Seems fine.
I have a Scion 06.
Commuter93
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2013 10:15:39 AM

Only difference is the price
nourdives
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2013 12:58:29 PM

Haven't noticed a difference while driving.
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