Shell V-Power NiTRO+ vs Cheap Gasoline. Is it better? Let's find out!

  • Published on: 15 October 2018
  • Is Shell V-Power Nitro+ better than cheap gasoline? Shell claims that it cleans better and contains 7 times the amount of detergents required. So, will Shell V-Power Nitro+ clean better than cheap gasoline? Will it prevent carbon buildup? Will an engine achieve better fuel efficiency? Let's find out.

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COMMENTS: 40

  • Miika Vähäkangas
    Miika Vähäkangas   1 days ago

    My old Audi A8 4.2 runs much better Shell V-Power 98 gas! Big difference for cheap gas,or if i would use 95 octane,which have etanol mixed...

  • Austin Green
    Austin Green   1 days ago

    Thank you for making videos man, they have helped me a lot over the years. You give honest and well tested reviews, which is something that almost no one does.

  • My name is August West

    Dude, you are awesome!! Your thorough breakdown satisfies my OCD and detail orientation. Thanks!

  • James Koralewski
    James Koralewski   1 days ago

    I only use shells nitro gasoline because it is better. I also use Redlines fuel system cleaner every oil change to help keep everything cleaner. Redline has the highest percentage of PEA cleaner in it.

  • James Koralewski
    James Koralewski   1 days ago

    There's a reason that the manufacturers of many popular and luxury cars recommend only using TOP TIER gasoline in their cars. Shell 93 octane is one of them.

  • John H Lee
    John H Lee   2 days ago

    Another super awesome video. I am a big fan of this YouTube channel now.

  • Darren Boxhall
    Darren Boxhall   2 days ago

    Hey mate, you won't see any better economy unless the ecu can take advantage of the octane by adding more timing advance. Advancing the timing makes a world of difference in some vehicles

  • Andrew ?
    Andrew ?   5 days ago

    Seriously? What’s up with all the ads?

  • BLACK GOKU
    BLACK GOKU   1 weeks ago

    Am I the only 1 that’s had a bad experience with shells gas?????

  • Leo Acevedo
    Leo Acevedo   1 weeks ago

    So is Shell better than Chevron, 76 etc.?

  • need metal
    need metal   1 weeks ago

    Those low compression engines dont really benefit from higher octane fuel. They're designed to run on anything

  • Bill Carson
    Bill Carson   1 weeks ago

    I'd like to see a test on the Costco gas both Reg. and Premium ?

  • Dave McGinn
    Dave McGinn   1 weeks ago

    You sir, are a brave soul. I'm glad that gas that overflowed while testing the generator wasn't ignited by the heater somehow!

  • Andrew M
    Andrew M   1 weeks ago

    Saw an ad today about "BP amoco ultimate" or something like that getting 25mpgs more than normal gas. That would be an interesting test.

  • Robert Hart
    Robert Hart   1 weeks ago

    He's using one of the most inefficient engines to test performance increase with a premium fuel... WHY? It should start much easier, but other than that...

  • Jimux
    Jimux   1 weeks ago

    sadly I drive a 08 civic si and it is designed to run 91 octane or above, so I always have to get 93 octane at Shell for my car :(

  • Charlie Alba
    Charlie Alba   1 weeks ago

    Can you do a test on what is the purpose of 87 octane. Is there any benefit ?

  • Shotblur
    Shotblur   1 weeks ago

    You edited out the cheap gas ethanol content reveal...

  • Jay Bee
    Jay Bee   1 weeks ago

    If anyone goes in the Shell website. They claim it takes 10,000 miles to reduce carbon buildup. They can't add a high ratio of detergents. Due to engine oil dilution from piston blow by and upper cylinder wall area.

  • CbrF4i600
    CbrF4i600   1 weeks ago

    Here's a good video which alot of people will find helpful... a scratch/scuff remover for your vehicle.. I came across "Quixx scratch repair" in Walmart and I gotta say it is a very good product, it will get rid of anything that you would expect it to

  • Grumman 777
    Grumman 777   1 weeks ago

    You absolutely Right a lot of Driver’s today they will pay for the expensive gasoline but they don’t have the knowledge that you have and they will spend money or waste money in something that Really doesn’t work this was a great video thank you very much

  • LetsGo Now
    LetsGo Now   1 weeks ago

    I learned to use top tier gas. On my car if i run non top tier gas for too long the check engine light comes on. This is because of the carbon buildup on the gas tank sensor. About every 6 weeks or so i run a bottle of Regane in it..Since ive been doing ( about 2 years now) my check eng hasnt come on..

  • Josh Chelvolski
    Josh Chelvolski   1 weeks ago

    I feel like replacing my cars engine with a lawnmower engine now 👍 😂👍

  • ‘Unknown’
    ‘Unknown’   1 weeks ago

    purchased a 2003 Hyundai Sonata brand new in 2003 with 7 miles. The car now has over 484,000 miles and I am still the original owner. The majority of gasoline has been 87 octane from ARCO. There has been no major work on the engine and I drive it daily. Thanks Hyundai for making such a reliable product! Regards, Steve (LA, CA)

  • GrownUpGaming
    GrownUpGaming   1 weeks ago

    Earnest question: was this sponsored by Shell? Good video regardless.

  • Andrew Bewernick
    Andrew Bewernick   1 weeks ago

    Wouldn't this be a fairer test with a high compression engine, i.e. engine needs high octane fuel?

  • dennyTruffles
    dennyTruffles   1 weeks ago

    It used to be a known thing here(South Africa), "Shell fuel always lasts a bit longer than all the others". And when i first heard it i thought it was rubbish, till i tested it myself. Found that i could get an extra 70-100kms on a tank. Kept testing that theory too as i wasnt sure if i was just playing tricks on myself- over and over again i tested from about 2016-2019. But sure enough, it always did last a bit longer, untill 2020- since when, its gives about the same or less mileage than all the other brands........what changed....

  • roberto santos
    roberto santos   1 weeks ago

    I appreciate the time you take on your videos. You should have more subscribers.

  • B91SUPRA
    B91SUPRA   2 weeks ago

    Can you perform a test on ExxonMobil Synergy Premium+ gasoline?

  • Ay Ay Ron
    Ay Ay Ron   2 weeks ago

    Isn't vpower 2.5% to 3% ethanol because you did it on 200ml instead of 100ml?

  • ijoshie365
    ijoshie365   2 weeks ago

    This vid is the reason i only use shell vpowr any time its most available

  • Bill S
    Bill S   2 weeks ago

    Certainly would have liked a fairer, more relevant high performance testing. Ie....Shell V-Power vs Marathon....Speedway...Circle K...etc. I only run Shell and Marathon in my '19 Type R and would like to know how they compare to a basic/ not top tier 93oct.Obviously would need more than your mower to test that performance application though....

  • John Hogan
    John Hogan   2 weeks ago

    Love your stuff. This is the first time I had a comment on your method of testing. When you did the generator w the high end stuff first you could have cleaned it for the cheap gas test. Just my 2 cents.Keep up the good work.

  • Ben Vernon
    Ben Vernon   2 weeks ago

    In my car, it really does make a difference. Not in performance, but it really helps in reducing engine knock. I've got a high horsepower twin turbo BMW 335i and when teamed with a colder spark plug, it really helps. I only ever buy V-Power (98 RON) or Tesco Momentum (99 RON) here in the UK 🇬🇧

  • Anthony Perna
    Anthony Perna   2 weeks ago

    I'd love to see a video where you adjust timing on the motor to show people what happens when a motor detonates, and then show them how super allows you to run more timing and make more power. I know a lot of peopke who think super and regular are the same thing and it's just a scam

  • mark stephan
    mark stephan   2 weeks ago

    What about another brands 93 rated gasoline?

  • MoRatz
    MoRatz   2 weeks ago

    87 Octane??? In Germany (as far as i know) the lowest we can get are 98 Octane... and the highest 102 Octane

  • Justin Hunt
    Justin Hunt   2 weeks ago

    You'll never see any fuel economy benefit in using premium fuel in an engine designed to burn 87 octane. The ignition timing has to correspond with the fuel the engine is designed for. This test confirms that.