#311 2022 Nissan Pathfinder; Driving Tips to Improve Fuel Economy

published 1 month ago by Consumer Reports

This week we share our first impressions of the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder, and discuss whether its driving dynamics and redesigned interior give it an edge in the competitive midsized three-row SUV segment. Fuel prices are going up nationwide, so we share some tips on how to maximize your car's fuel economy. Other topics include whether switching between premium and regular fuel may damage a car's engine, should Tesla disabling advanced safety features in some of its vehicles keep drivers from purchasing a Model 3 or Model Y, how to properly charge an electric vehicle to optimize its battery life, and we feature responses we received from our audience about their favorite cars they wish they still owned.       ----------------------------------- Have a question for our experts? Leave a comment on this episode, or reach out to us directly!   From your iOS device, iMessage us at TalkingCars@icloud.com to send a photo, video, or text directly to the Talking Cars team!   We love to feature our viewers on the show, so submit video questions at    Subscribe to Talking Cars on Spotify:      SHOW NOTES ----------------------------------- 00:00 - Introduction 00:35 - Audience Response: Favorite Cars Ever Owned 06:20 - Tips to Improve Fuel Economy 12:32 - 2022 Nissan Pathfinder First Impressions 22:38 - Question #1: Could switching between premium and regular fuel damage a car’s engine? 26:01 - Question #2: Should Tesla disabling advance safety features in some of its vehicles keep drivers from purchasing a Model 3 or Model Y? 29:30 - Question #3: What is the proper way to charge and electric vehicle to optimize its battery life? 31:36 - Question #4: What is the best way to protect a car’s wheel from curb damage?       ----------------------------------   First Drive: Redesigned 2022 Nissan Pathfinder Is a Modern Take on the Original Truck   10 Tips to Get the Most Out of a Tank of Gas   How to Get the Best Fuel Economy Now   Regular Gas vs. Premium Gas   Tesla Model 3 Loses CR Top Pick Status and IIHS Safety Award After Dropping Features   Why Your New Car May Not Have Everything You Want   How to Choose the Best Home Wall Charger for Your Electric Vehicle   Guide to Car Safety   Coronavirus Resource Hub     ----------------------------------- Check out   for the latest reviews, tips, and recommendations and subscribe to our YouTube Channel: 

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