Myth – Using your Air Conditioner Wastes Petrol
Running your car’s aircon does increase fuel usage, but only by a very small margin. Driving with your windows open uses more fuel because of wind resistance, which leads to the vehicle performing less aerodynamically. This causes your car to work harder to get up to speed and maintain speed. It costs the same, if not more, to roll your windows down rather than run the aircon.
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