Stopping the engine

Turn the key to STOP while the engine is idling.

A quick burst on the accelerator before turning off the engine serves absolutely

A quick burst on the accelerator before turning off the engine serves absolutely no practical purpose and wastes fuel.

IMPORTANT

After a taxing drive you should allow the engine to catch its breath before turning it off by letting it idle to allow the temperature in the engine compartment to fall.

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