View Single Post
Old 01-17-2013, 11:32 AM   #17 (permalink)
ksa8907
Master EcoModder
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Tampa, FL
Posts: 1,574

Volt, gas only - '12 Chevrolet Volt Premium
90 day: 38.02 mpg (US)

Volt, electric only - '12 Chevrolet Volt Premium
90 day: 132.26 mpg (US)

Yukon Denali Hybrid - '12 GMC Yukon Denali Hybrid
90 day: 21.48 mpg (US)
Thanks: 174
Thanked 352 Times in 246 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chisel86 View Post
What I am saying is that the majority of current vehicles will have at least some systems controlled by the computer. Also, I believe that some SRS systems (air bags) will not deploy if the car is switched off, but that also depends on the car.

Basically, why would you risk your safety for the sake of saving a few pennies?
That's why most users have a kill switch so the key can stay in the on position. I understand the safety aspect, and I would never eoc in heavy traffic, but on the highway and interstate, (around here), its perfectly safe.

I currently have an auto and I do neutral coast in a few spots of my commute.
__________________




  Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to ksa8907 For This Useful Post:
pete c (01-17-2013)