do you get more gas mileage by using overdrive all the time?

5

Asked by Oct 26, 2007 at 11:34 AM about the 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD

Question type: General

1 Answer

16,065

The short answer is not necessarily. On long distance travel (constant speed and little acceleration needed) the overdrive works great and saves you a lot of money on gas. Short trips (even on the freeway/highway) or while in stop and go traffic, your savings will be greatly reduced - in some cases (although few) it can actually cost you more money to use overdrive.

1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer:

Jeep Grand Cherokee Experts

  • #1
    inuevafreak
    Reputation
    2,240
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    2,090
  • #3
    thejeepdoctor
    Reputation
    2,070
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Cherokee
382 Great Deals out of 71,058 listings starting at $2,495
Used Dodge Durango
298 Great Deals out of 25,758 listings starting at $1,500
Used Jeep Wrangler
240 Great Deals out of 16,669 listings starting at $3,000
Used Ford Explorer
861 Great Deals out of 67,772 listings starting at $800
Used Toyota 4Runner
264 Great Deals out of 34,367 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
547 Great Deals out of 38,191 listings starting at $1,243
Used Ford F-150
2,355 Great Deals out of 208,288 listings starting at $998
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,788 Great Deals out of 154,392 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Mustang
260 Great Deals out of 37,873 listings starting at $1,350
Used Chevrolet Camaro
234 Great Deals out of 27,355 listings starting at $2,077
Used Honda Accord
566 Great Deals out of 103,985 listings starting at $950

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 4,537 listings starting at $24,785
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 567 listings starting at $22,200
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 404 listings starting at $18,900
2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
48 Great Deals out of 1,510 listings starting at $13,995
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 488 listings starting at $12,400

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.