my tachometer vs.my mph

Asked by Nov 12, 2016 at 12:25 PM about the 2003 Toyota Avalon XLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hello I'm wondering if my rpm gadge  is
going too high compared to my mph I hit the
gas peddle and the cars tach automatically
goes up over 2000rpm and im only going
20mph how do I fix this as I'm getting bad
gas miles plus extra wear on the engine

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When you hit the gas the transmission downshifts and the engine speed increases so that the car will accelerate. This is normal.

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What mpg are you getting?

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