Mazda 2: Saving Fuel and Protection of the Environment

Mazda2 DJ 2014–2020 Owners Manual / Before Driving / Driving Tips / Saving Fuel and Protection of the Environment

How you operate your Mazda determines how far it will travel on a tank of fuel. Use these suggestions to help save fuel and reduce CO2.

WARNING

Never stop the engine when going down a hill: Stopping the engine when going down a hill is dangerous. This causes the loss of power steering and power brake control, and may cause damage to the drivetrain. Any loss of steering or braking control could cause an accident.

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 Hazardous Driving

WARNING Be extremely careful if it is necessary to downshift on slippery surfaces: Downshifting into lower gear while driving on slippery surfaces is dangerous. The sudden change in tyre speed c

 Floor Mat

WARNING Make sure the fl oor mats are secured with the grommets or the retainers to prevent them from bunching up under the foot pedals (Driver's side): Using a fl oor mat that is not secured is

 Rocking the Vehicle

WARNING Do not spin the wheels at high speed, and do not allow anyone to stand behind a wheel when pushing the vehicle: When the vehicle is stuck, spinning the wheels at high speed is dangerous.

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 Push-Starting

Do not push-start your Mazda. WARNING Never tow a vehicle to start it: Towing a vehicle to start it is dangerous. The vehicle being towed could surge forward when its engine starts, causing the two vehicles to collide. The occupants could be injured. CAUTION Do not push-start a vehicle tha

 Turn and Lane-Change Signals

The ignition must be switched ON to use the turn and lane-change signals. Direction Indicators Move the signal lever down (for a left turn) or up (for a right turn) to the stop position. The signal will self-cancel after the turn is completed. If the indicator light continues to fl ash aft

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