It's Feature Friday! Our ongoing segment is about the, 'Top 10 Changes to Stop/Start Vehicles.' This is the 3rd installment of a 10-part series.
Part 3: HVAC
'Managing the temperature inside the cabin is critical. Roasting a driver for better fuel economy would not be a good idea. When the engine shuts down, the HVAC system is looking at the outside and cabin temperatures to determine if the engine needs to be started to power the A/C compressor or if the auxiliary coolant pump needs to be turned on to pump hot coolant to the heater core.'
- ImportCar, June 2019 & photo from Flickr