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Driving
Fuel Economy
Improving Fuel Economy
Improving Fuel Economy
Direct calculation is the recommended method to
determine actual fuel consumed while driving.
In Canada, posted fuel economy numbers are
established following a simulated test. For more
information on how this test is performed, please
visit http://oee.nrcan.gc.ca/
Miles driven
Gallons of
fuel
Miles per
Gallon
100 Liter Kilometers L per 100 km
Fuel economy is dependent on several conditions, including driving conditions, your
driving habits, and the condition of your vehicle, and loading. Depending on these
and other conditions, you may or may not achieve the rated fuel economy of this
vehicle.
Maintenance and Fuel Economy ?
You can optimize your fuel economy with proper maintenance of your vehicle.
Always maintain your vehicle in accordance with the messages displayed on the
multi-information display.
Use engine oil with the viscosity recommended by the API Certification Seal.
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Maintain the specified tire pressure.
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Do not load the vehicle with excess cargo.
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Keep your vehicle clean. A buildup of snow or mud on your vehicle?s underside
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adds weight and increases wind resistance.
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2011 Honda CR Z Owners Manual Summary of Content

234DrivingFuel EconomyImproving Fuel Economy Improving Fuel EconomyDirect calculation is the recommended method to determine actual fuel consumed while driving.In Canada, posted fuel economy numbers are established following a simulated test. For more information on how this test is performed, please visit http://oee.nrcan.gc.ca/Miles drivenGallons of fuelMiles per Gallon100 Liter Kilometers L per 100 kmFuel economy is dependent on several conditions, including driving conditions, your driving habits, and the condition of your vehicle, and loading. Depending on these and other conditions, you may or may not achieve the rated fuel economy of this vehicle.Maintenance and Fuel Economy You can optimize your fuel economy with proper maintenance of your vehicle.Always maintain your vehicle in accordance with the messages displayed on the multi-information display.Use engine oil with the viscosity recommended by the API Certification Seal. Maintain the specified tire pressure. Do not load the vehicle with excess cargo. Keep your vehicle clean. A buildup of snow or mud on your vehicles underside adds weight and increases wind resistance.31SZT600book.indb 234 2010/04/28 13:43:322011 CR-Z