Tip of the week: run your (rented) car automatic transmission in Comfort mode

With a car rented recently (Mercedes B) for some tour thru Germany we wondered why we run out of gasoline so quickly. It was just then (after some 600 km (some good 372 miles) that we spotted the automatic transmission was set to “Sport” mode (read as: waste some extra gasoline) instead of the “little more saving” “Comfort” mode.

So the tiny reminder and tip of the week: Better double check some basic settings of your rented car – especially the Comfort mode can save you some extra bucks on a longer trip given recent gasoline prices, …

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