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Factors that affect fuel efficiency

The choices you make as a driver can have a major impact on fuel consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Choose a vehicle with the most fuel-efficient technologies. Once you’re on the road, make a conscious choice to use fuel-efficient driving techniques, no matter the weather.

Watch the video: Factors that affect fuel consumption

Technology and other vehicle variables

Canada’s GHG emission standards are becoming more stringent, and vehicle manufacturers have responded with a wide range of engineering advancements. These features reduce emissions while saving you money on fuel.

Vehicles with these options are available now. Find more information about them at these links.

Environmental factors

Canada’s climate poses special challenges for fuel-efficient driving. Your vehicle’s air conditioner can be a major fuel consumer, and the cold weather challenges your fuel efficiency for many reasons.

Find smart tips at the links below for lowering your fuel consumption – through the hottest days of summer and the worst of winter weather.

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