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Old 07-10-2008, 11:06 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Using the engine to brake is better than using the brakes, because it (usually) shuts the fuel off completely. Actually as long as you have downshifted, you can also use the brakes, and still gain the zero fuel consumption.

Coasting in neutral is best when you can carry the momentum for a long distance. Using the engine to brake is best when you need to stop, or slow down more quickly than coasting in neutral.
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