Driving for Better Fuel Economy

Driving habits can affect fuel mileage. Here are some driving tips to get the best fuel economy possible.

► Avoid fast starts and accelerate smoothly.
► Brake gradually and avoid abrupt stops.
► Avoid idling the engine for long periods of time.
► When road and weather conditions are appropriate, use cruise control.
► Always follow posted speed limits or drive more slowly when conditions require.
► Keep vehicle tires properly inflated.
► Combine several trips into a single trip.
► Replace the vehicle's tires with the same TPC Spec number molded into the tire's sidewall near the size.
► Follow recommended scheduled maintenance.

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