Vehicle manufacturers are increasingly including start-stop technology in new models. The equipment automatically shuts the engine off when the vehicle comes to a complete stop. It starts again when the driver takes his or her foot off the brake pedal. Many consumers greatly dislike this feature, which leads them to avoid newer automobiles and shop at used car dealerships in Murfreesboro TN.
Purpose of the Technology
technology was invented to reduce fuel consumption and emissions that
continue when automobiles are idling. Most drivers will actually not
save much money because of this equipment, however.
on Air Conditioning
hot sunny days, the air conditioner may not work very well when the
engine is not running. That can make a long stoplight more
aggravating than ever.
commonly are concerned about starters wearing out with this
equipment. Manufacturers include heavier-duty starters with these
vehicles so that they can withstand such frequent use.
That Can Be Turned Off
representatives with used car dealerships in Murfreesboro, TN, also
can help customers broaden their options by explaining which vehicles
start-stop technology have that drivers can turn off. This is a
welcome feature, although most of these devices have to be turned off
again every time the vehicle is used.
Anyone who wants to try out this equipment can take a few vehicles for a test drive and see whether it’s something they could tolerate or even appreciate. Vehicle inventory for Al White Motors, Inc. can be viewed at www.alwhitemotors.net.