Honda CR-V: Fuel Economy Factors - Fuel Economy - Before Driving - Honda CR-V Owner's ManualHonda CR-V: Fuel Economy Factors

The following factors can lower your vehicle’s fuel economy:

Aggressive driving (hard acceleration and braking)
Excessive idling, accelerating and braking in stop-and-go traffic
Cold engine operation (engines are more efficient whenwarmed up)
Driving with a heavy load or the air conditioner running
Improperly inflated tires

    Actual Mileage and EPA Fuel Economy Estimates Comparison.
    Fuel economy is not a fixed number. It varies based on driving conditions, driving habits and vehicle condition. Therefore, it is not possible for one set of estimates to predict fuel economy ...

    Improving Fuel Economy
    Vehicle Maintenance A properly maintained vehicle maximizes fuel economy. Poor maintenance can significantly reduce fuel economy. Always maintain your vehicle according to the maintenance m ...

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    Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
    The headlights will turn on as Daytime Running Lights (DRL) and operate at lower intensity whenever the ignition is ON, the engine is running, the headlight switch is off, the parking brake is r ...

    Changing the Engine Oil and Filter
    Always change the oil and filter according to the maintenance messages shown on the information display. The oil and filter collect contaminants that can damage your engine if they are not r ...

    Engine block heater
    The engine block heater warms the engine, and permits quicker starts in cold weather. Connect the cord to a standard 110-115 Volt AC electrical outlet with a grounded three-wire extension cord. ...