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I added Liqui-Moly Ceratec to my first oil change on my Taos SE 2022.
On the return 200 miles of my recent trip I recorded 40.2 mpg. An increase of 5 mpg over the best highway mileage before the additive.
 

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I wouldn't use any additives on a new car under warranty, Ceratec is good stuff but you aren't going to see a 5mpg gain from it no matter what, it's just coincidence since you were doing a long distance drive. Speed, road surface, elevation change, whether you're following someone for long periods on the highway etc will all contribute.
 

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I wouldn't use any additives on a new car under warranty, Ceratec is good stuff but you aren't going to see a 5mpg gain from it no matter what, it's just coincidence since you were doing a long distance drive. Speed, road surface, elevation change, whether you're following someone for long periods on the highway etc will all contribute.
x2, don't want to give them any reason to deny coverage should something go awry.
 

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+5 mpg will never happen from an oil additive, glad others mentioned it also. Air resistance is the biggest factor because it is a squared factor of speed. Oil friction is not a square so it is a smaller factor. Fuel mixture is fixed and depends on turbo use.
 
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