The advertised capacity is the maximum amount of fuel that you can add to the fuel tank after running out of fuel. Included in the advertised capacity is an empty reserve. The empty reserve is an unspecified amount of fuel that remains in the fuel tank when the fuel gauge indicates empty.
Your dealer can give you advice on improving your fuel consumption.
The amount of fuel in the empty reserve varies and should not be relied upon to increase driving range.
Filling the Fuel Tank
For consistent results when filling the fuel tank:
- Turn the ignition off before fueling; an inaccurate reading results if the engine is left running.
- Use the same fill rate (low-medium-high) each time the tank is filled.
- The maximum tank capacity, during fueling, is reached when the pump is automatically cut off for the second time.
Results are most accurate when the filling method is consistent.
Your vehicle calculates fuel economy figures through the trip computer average fuel function. See
1000 mi (1,500 km) of driving is the break-in period of the engine. A more accurate measurement is obtained after
2000 mi (3,000 km).
Impacting Fuel Economy
- Incorrect tire inflation pressures.
- Fully loading your vehicle.
- Carrying unnecessary weight.
- Adding certain accessories to your vehicle such as bug deflectors, rollbars or light bars, running boards and ski racks.
- Using fuel blended with alcohol.
- Fuel economy may decrease with lower temperatures.
- Fuel economy may decrease when driving short distances.
- You may get better fuel economy when driving on flat terrain than when driving on hilly terrain.