Each shift is a compromise between power and economy. Rev the engine to a higher rpm when more power is needed, such as when climbing steeper hills or when passing.
Shift at lower rpm for better economy.
In the past most experts would have recommended between 2500rpm – 3000rpm as a good compromise for most 4-cylinder engines, under normal traffic and load conditions.
With our ever increasing attention to environmental impact today manufacturers are setting trends by recommending to consumers