Fuel Economy Mode

Vehicles with a 2.4L engine have a Fuel Economy Mode. When engaged, fuel economy mode can improve the vehicle's fuel economy

Press the “eco” (economy) button by the shift lever to turn this feature on or

Press the “eco” (economy) button by the shift lever to turn this feature on or off. The “eco” light in the instrument cluster will come on when engaged. See Fuel Economy Light on page 5‑21.

A Driver Information Center (DIC) message “ECO MODE ON” is also displayed. See Fuel System Messages on page 5‑29 for more information.

When Fuel Economy Mode is on:

○ The transmission will upshift sooner and downshift later.
○ The torque converter clutch will apply sooner and stay on longer.
○ The gas pedal will be less sensitive.
○ The vehicle's computer will more aggressively shut off fuel to the engine under deceleration.
○ The engine idle speed will be lower.
○ Driving performance is more conservative.

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