Some good driving tips - 2016+ Acura NSX Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-27-2017, 02:15 AM Thread Starter
Junior Member
MattBurditt1's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: new york
Posts: 3
Some good driving tips

Driving a car perfectly is something quite difficult to achieve. Not anybody can do it.

1. Don't cruise in neutral - whether you have a manual or an automatic, you should always be in gear and NOT in neutral.

2. If you have an automatic, don't floor it when you start from standstill - you can severely damage the gearbox.

3. Don't put the gear shifter in reverse if you're not fully stopped - this is available for both automatic and manual transmissions. Manuals will make a specific spur noise if you do this.

4. Use engine braking as much as you can - this will give you 0.0L/100km fuel consumption and that's because the wheels are powering the engine (so you will slow down).

5. Keep the proper distance - you should keep at least 10m distance from the car in front of you when you're driving in the city, around 30-50m when you're driving over 60km/h, and up to 100m if you're driving on the highway at speeds above 110km/h. Keep in mind, this is available for dry asphalt, on wet asphalt, mud, snow or ice, grip decreases, so increase the distance.

6. Drive gentle when the engine is cold if you don't want to add extra wear to your engine and transmission. Allow at least 15-20 minute for engine and transmission to warm up.

7. Don't under rev the engine - don't drive below 1500 rpm - you will get a nice fuel economy, but the vibrations and resonance from that rpm will destroy the camshafts and the crankshaft over time.

8. Use proper tires - don't be a cheapskate and use summer tires during summer and winter tires during winter. Also, don't use tires with the tread smaller than 30%. The braking distance between a new tire and a worn out tire is around 50%.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
reduces your cars fuel consumption,
MattBurditt1 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-05-2021, 06:41 AM
Junior Member
sahrenity's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2020
Posts: 8
Thank you for sharing this information with us, Matt! Toll roads promote increased fuel economy. That's why I always prefer to pay a toll than to use a free road. I even bought a premium subscription to manage all my payments via a mobile app. - more information.
sahrenity is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the 2016+ Acura NSX Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome