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The Complete Guide To The Winter Fuel Economy (and how to improve yours)

The Complete Guide To The Winter Fuel Economy (and how to improve yours)

Photo by Juan Fernandez on Unsplash   Although California is somewhat spared from the harsh winters some of the northern states experience, knowing how to keep your fuel economy at optimal levels is vital if you travel during the coldest months of the year. This article will explain why the cold lowers your fuel economy and how to decrease its impact.   Why is the fuel economy significantly lower during winter?   If you are traveling away from California to a colder state in January, the weather can take its toll on your vehicle in various ways, such as:   Increasing the engine and transmission friction due to the cold.   Heated seats and heater fans will be needed, and they take a lot of additional power.   ... read more

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