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Old 05-31-2017, 03:09 PM   #3 (permalink)
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If there's an "economy" button on the dash, press it and figure out how to work with it.

More speeds help "stab it and steer it" types save gas by keeping the engine in its happy place. Fewer gears help the efficiency minded save gas by staying in a higher gear instead of constantly hunting for the "right" gear. Chrysler's economy buttons generally keep the unit from downshifting as quickly and keep the torque converter locked up more, but that only helps if you meet it halfway.

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Originally Posted by sheepdog44 View Post
Transmission type Efficiency
Manual neutral engine off.100% @MPG <----- Fun Fact.
Manual 1:1 gear ratio .......98%
CVT belt ............................88%
Automatic .........................86%

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