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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    Warnings and indicators
    Warning lights / audible indicators Checking operation All warning lights are checked by turning the ignition switch ON (do not start the engine). Any light that does not illuminate should be chec ...

    Oil viscosity
    The engine oil viscosity or thickness changes with temperature. Because of this, it is important to select the engine oil viscosity based on the temperatures at which the vehicle will be opera ...

    Changing a flat tire
    The procedure described on the following pages can be used to rotate tires as well as to change a flat tire. When preparing to change a flat tire, check to be sure the gear selector lever is ...