Honda 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


 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

 Calculating Fuel Economy

Measuring Techniques Direct calculation is the recommended source of information about your actual fuel economy. Using frequency of fill-ups or taking fuel gauge readings are NOT accurate me

 Accessories and Modifications

Modifying your vehicle, or installing some non-Honda accessories, can make it unsafe. Before you make any modifications or add any accessories, be sure to read the following information.


 System Description

Headlights System Description The headlight system is composed of the MICU, the headlight and dimmer/flash-to-pass switches (inside the combination light switch), the left and right headlights, and the high beam indicator. The MICU controls the headlights with a built-in low beam headlight relay

 XM Radio Display Messages

‘‘LOADING’’ - XM is loading the audio or program information. ‘‘OFF AIR’’ - The channel currently selected is no longer broadcasting. ‘‘UPDATING’’ - The encryption code is being updated. Wait until the encryption code is fully updated. Channels 0 and 1 shou

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