Conditions

Conditions  - Driving style Ч good driving and fuel economy habits - Essentials of good fuel economy - Maintenance and Specifications - Lincoln MKZ Owners Manual - Lincoln MKZ

Х Heavily loading a vehicle may reduce fuel economy at any speed.

Х Carrying unnecessary weight may reduce fuel economy (approximately 1 mpg [0.4 km/L] is lost for every 400 lb [180 kg] of weight carried).

Х Adding certain accessories to your vehicle (for example; bug deflectors, rollbars/light bars, running boards, ski/luggage racks) may reduce fuel economy.

Х Using fuel blended with alcohol may lower fuel economy.

Х Fuel economy may decrease with lower temperatures during the first 8Ц10 miles (12Ц16 km) of driving.

Х Driving on flat terrain offers improved fuel economy as compared to driving on hilly terrain.

Х Transmissions give their best fuel economy when operated in the top cruise gear and with steady pressure on the gas pedal.

Х Close windows for high speed driving.

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