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Old 10-19-2010, 09:11 PM   #1
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Hey all, I just wondering whats the best way to improve my gas mileage in my outlook XR FWD?
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Keep your tires inflated properly, don't drive with a heavy foot (moving mass uses gas, so try to keep momentum and don't speed), use mid level grade gas - it helps just a bit. Past that, anything else out there that claims to increase your gas mileage is probably just trying to come between you and your wallet.
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Hey all, I just wondering whats the best way to improve my gas mileage in my outlook XR FWD?
I do the ordinary things - drive as though I have a soft-boiled egg between my foot and the gas pedal; don't go too far over the speed limit; I also like to "play" with the Driver Info. centre and get the best mileage it will allow. Cruise control(yeah, sometimes in the city - love to see the reaction of other drivers!) really helps on long hauls. Controlled tire pressure also ups the mileage. Try not to let the engine warm up too long - bad for the parts and the mileage.
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on 'takeoff' if on average the rpms are less than 2000 that helps vs racing the car next to ya to the next red light !

I've actually had 4 fillups which calc'd over 30mpg, when travelling across the prairies on a couple road trips (july & sept.) .

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