Q: How do I use the Instantaneous Fuel Economy setting?

asked by on January 20, 2016

How do I use the Instantaneous Fuel Economy setting?

The driver information center (DIC) provides a large amount of information to the driver. At any time, you can select what information you would like the DIC to display. To select the Instantaneous Fuel Economy setting, press the Menu button on the turn signal until the DIC displays the Trip/Fuel Information option. Then, use the arrow buttons on the turn signal to scroll through the options until you get to Instantaneous Fuel Economy. While on this setting, the DIC will display the fuel efficiency that your car is getting at any given moment.

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