(NBC) — It is suggested to not sweat in your car this summer to save on fuel.
Hot weather can increase your fuel economy.
If you want to save on fuel costs this summer, roll up the windows and turn on the AC.
While running the air conditioning in your vehicle does increase fuel consumption. It’s actually more efficient than driving with the windows down at highway speeds.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, that’s because open windows increase the car’s aerodynamic drag. Making your car’s engine work harder.