FWIW --- my experience ...
I recently had to rent a Nissan Altima for two weeks - an idiot ran a red light
and wiped the front off of my vehicle!!
Driving the Nissan around town, lots of stop-start driving and using the
cruise control as much as possible (even for as short as ~4 blocks) I got
Do not use cruise control for going up-hill.... if there is no traffic behind
it is better to use constant throttle position and lose a bit of speed....
because the cruise control witll increase throttle position to maintain speed
and thus uses more gas..
On 30 Apr 2008 at 14:54, brian james wrote:
>> Actually, it is a good time as cruise control increases mileage at any
>> given speed. Holding the steadiest possible speed is the best way to
>> get high mileage.
Dave G. KK7SS
'65 MK III Sprite in Richland, WA
"Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity.
But I'm not so sure about the universe." ... Albert Einstein.
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