Tips for Prius owners to increase fuel mileage:

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  • 1) Use the right oil! Toyota recommends it's own 0w20 in all Prius applications (we stock genuine Toyota 0w20 oil & filters!). All oils are not created equal so be sure to use the right oil.
  • 2) Toyota recommends not overfilling ............ When it is at it's best level, it should read .2 under the full mark.
  • 3) Be sure to replace tires with "low rolling resistance: tires whenever they are worn.
  • 4)Inflate tires to 42 pounds in the front & 40 pounds in the rear
  • 5) Change the cabin air or pollen filter at Toyota recommended intervals. Hard to believe but this will improve the efficiency o f the air conditioning by using less energy & therefore increasing fuel mileage!
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