Eco: mode or gimmick?

Slapping on an Eco button on cars seems to be the new trend with manufacturers. But do they actually make that much of a difference in the real world?

Overdrive May 27, 2016 20:12:45 IST
Eco: mode or gimmick?

I know what you’re thinking. That’s a rather odd bunch of vehicles to be in the same story considering they have nothing in common. That would be true except, there is one feature they all have " a small button that activates a driving mode called, Eco mode! There are nearly 40 cars sold in the Indian market that offer this feature, and that got us curious. Does this actually make a difference to the efficiency, or is it just another one of those overused automotive jargons like “cockpit inspired interior”. So we took four cars,...

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