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How to improve prius fuel efficiency

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how to improve prius fuel efficiency
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  john replied 7 months ago.

do you watch the digital screen for efficiency?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
i do.. i get about 45 on average. i use to get 50 before. tyre pressure 37PSI
Expert:  john replied 7 months ago.

has your driving habbits change? I sted watching the monitor it drove me nuts finding the sweet spot..

read this article http://mikewithaprius.blogspot.com/2011/04/prius-ing-for-dummies-beginner-prius.html

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
i monitor these. it changed after last oil change.Driving habits are same
Expert:  john replied 7 months ago.

how many miles? how is the air filter?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
300 miles after service. 72k total. air filter clean
Expert:  john replied 7 months ago.

have you checked the plugs? are you running non ethanol fuel?