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Utilization of Traffic Information

Efficient use of Air Conditioner

  • Turn on the air conditioner with 4th step at first, and
    then shift to “wind mode” when it cools down enough

Particular to compact/small car

  • On uphill (No) On Downhill (OK), Check cleanness of A/C

The bigger difference between outside and inside is,
the poorer fuel efficiency is due to continuous
operation of A/C

  • When outside temperature is 25℃, 14% decrement of fuel efficiency occurs due to A/C operation, costing 70L more fuel,
    valued 126,000 Won(100 Days of operation, 2000cc midsize car)
  • 63,000 Won can be saved by cut A/C operation to half

Eco Drive in Life

Conserve stamina in Summer Act accordingly to season

  • 1. Utilization of Traffic Information
  • 2. Warming up the engine to a minimum
  • 3. Start driving smoothly
  • 4. Utilization of Inertia Driving
  • 5. Keeping of regulated speed
  • 6. Observance of economic speed
  • 7. Minimizing Idling Operation
  • 8. Loading a right proper
  • 9. Checking Tire Pressure
  • 10. Efficient use of Air Conditioner
  • 11. Checking the consumables frequently