Measuring techniques

Measuring techniques  - Essentials of good fuel economy - Maintenance and Specifications - Lincoln MKZ Owners Manual - Lincoln MKZ

Your best source of information about actual fuel economy is you, the driver. You must gather information as accurately and consistently as possible. Fuel expense, frequency of fill-ups or fuel gauge readings are NOT accurate as a measure of fuel economy. We do not recommend taking fuel economy measurements during the first 1,000 miles (1,600 km) of driving (engine break-in period). You will get a more accurate measurement after 2,000 miles–3,000 miles (3,000 km–5,000 km).

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    Passenger compartment fuse panel
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