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Utilization of Traffic Information

Minimizing Idling Operation

  • Turn off engine when a car is stopped for more
    than 5 seconds

30~40% of driving time is spent with idling when
driving in downtown

  • Automatic transmission vehicle can reduce around 30% of fuel
    consumption through changing mode from D to N when idling
Mode 1500cc 2000cc 2400cc
N 0.68ℓ/h 0.76ℓ/h 0.93ℓ/h
D 0.89ℓ/h 1.01ℓ/h 1.25ℓ/h
Increment 30.9% 32.9% 34.4%

Eco Drive in Life

Minimize your sickness Drinking/Smoking - Exercise / Praying

  • 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