Richard notices that when he hits the "resume" on cruise control, it accelerates much faster than he would if he were accelerating manually. Is this good for his fuel economy?
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Connie drives in the mountains and discovered that when she hits the brakes, her radio reception improves. It also flashes the brake lights and disengages the cruise control. Are these things at all related? And can she fix anything under the hood to boost reception? Baseball games are riding on Tom and Ray's answer.
Russell uses his 2009 GMC Sierra to tow a 6500 pound trailer. His friends all say he's crazy to use the cruise control with something in tow but he can't find any cautions against this in the owner's manual. Tom and Ray say he should be fine as long as the area isn't hilly. Read their full recommendation (and find out why this includes doubling up on the Depends) right here.
Sara loves her cruise control, but her fiance thinks she uses it way too often. He worriest that overuse will wear out the car. Tom and Ray say that's nuts. Read here for their explanation of how cruise control works, and find out whether they think Sara should call off the engagement.
My gentleman friend and I have a steak dinner bet riding on your answer to this question. I say using the cruise control on our highway trips saves gas. It saves gas because I am not bopping between different speeds...
I have a new Acura MDX with a display that shows the average mileage I get per gallon The computer can evidently drive the car more efficiently than I can because I get the best mileage when using cruise control...