Energy Efficiency & Fueling

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Maintaining your fuel filter

Just like you, your vehicle needs fuel to run. But when the fuel filter gets clogged, your engine’s performance can be affected. It’s the automotive equivalent of exercising without having eaten.

A new fuel filter helps remove contaminants from the fuel, while still flowing the proper amount to your engine.

And because the engine will run properly, you’ll enjoy optimal performance and efficiency.

Fuel-saving tips from Ford

You may think that your vehicle’s fuel economy is set, based on its combined MPG rating.

But did you know that how you drive, as well as how you maintain your vehicle, can make a big difference in your vehicle’s fuel consumption?

Use the following tips to help maximize your fuel economy:

Optimizing available EcoBoost fuel economy

Your Ford vehicle with available EcoBoost® engine* is already designed to help maximize your fuel economy.

But did you know that changing a few driving habits - like where and when you drive - and incorporating some useful tips could make a difference in your vehicle’s fuel efficiency?  Other factors, such as the weather, could also determine whether your fuel economy results differ from the ratings displayed on your window sticker.

To continue maximizing your fuel economy, use the following tips:

Enhancing your all-electric vehicle’s range

You can help maximize your Ford all‑electric vehicle’s range between charges by making a few simple adjustments to your driving habits and practicing a few tips.

Your all-electric vehicle already offers useful onboard features that can help you make the most of your MPGe* rating, including Energy History, Energy Coach, Surplus and Status.

Here are some smart tips for further maximizing your range** between charges:

Driving your plug-in hybrid efficiently

Your hybrid plug-in is designed to offer impressive fuel efficiency and MPGe ratings,* with great range** and mileage.

Your personal driving habits, however, like where and when you drive, can also affect your range in electric mode, as well as your fuel economy in hybrid mode.

Your plug-in hybrid uses a combination of gasoline and battery power. The degree to which battery power is used is dependent on road conditions, the weather, and your particular driving style.

Here are some smart tips to help you further optimize your range and fuel economy:

Maximizing your Ford hybrid’s gas mileage

Your Ford hybrid is already designed to be fuel efficient*- but did you know that you could get even more out of your hybrid by changing a few driving habits and incorporating some useful tips?

The EPA fuel economy-labeled values on your window sticker are designed to reflect typical driving conditions and driver behavior.  However, your personal driving habits, like where and when you drive, can also help determine your fuel economy results.

Your hybrid uses a combination of gasoline and battery power.  The degree to which battery power is used could vary, depending on your driving style and road conditions.

Here are some smart tips to help you optimize your fuel efficiency:

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