View Single Post
Old 02-28-2009, 06:54 AM   #8 (permalink)
The Atomic Ass
Master EcoModder
 
The Atomic Ass's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Mason, OH
Posts: 535

Priinocchio - '17 Toyota Prius Two Eco
90 day: 66.49 mpg (US)
Thanks: 11
Thanked 20 Times in 17 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by 93Cobra#2771 View Post
Also, remember that cruise essentially works like pulse and glide. For example. Say cruise is set at 55. Speed needs to drop to 54 before throttle is applied. Throttle stays on till 56 is reached. Etc etc.

Food for thought...
Incorrect. The cruise control maintains a partial throttle condition, only varying the the throttle if the speed goes above or below the set point.

P&G requires disconnecting the engine to glide.
__________________
  Reply With Quote