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Q: Should overdrive be turned on to save gas?
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If it has overdrive use it! it is a "highway gear" it will make no difference what so ever until you get up to speed then it will shift into overdrive and save you gas!


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Typically "Drive" (4th gear on most vehicles) is your OverDrive gear (OD). Some vehicles have 5 and 6 gears. It is designed to run in a lower RPM range at higher speeds to save gas. The higher your engine is revving, the more fuel it is demanding and thus worse gas mileage. Unless you are towing, struggling up a hill, or need to increase speed without flooring it, you should leave the car in "Drive" or "OverDrive".


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