Cries on hills
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Central NH
Bikes: 2007 Trek Pilot 1.2, 1969 Raleigh Sprite 5
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Weather temp spiked lately? Could be heavy a/c usage, although I think my mpg's go down if the temp rises, even w/o a/c. But it sounds like a higher percentage of ethanol in there. Or a half-flat tire.
As for oil changes, what is your CRV recommendations? Should be like 7.5k on regular oil. If it were me, I'd probably buy a good brand of oil, synthetic, and aim for 1year/10kmiles, give or take, depending upon the warrenties, and anything else I can find out. I stretched out my oil changes from 10k to 12k; one of these days I might give in and actually test the stuff to see if I can go further--but it costs like $40 to do that.
bobistheoilguy.com is a decent place to read up on for oil. Surf into the forums and see if anyone is talking about your particular vehicle, Honda's in general, and/or about the oil type you want to run.