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Switching to a typical set of replacement tires lowers a vehicle's fuel economy as much as 4 percent. LRR tires, on the other hand, are specially designed to improve a vehicle's fuel economy. Most major tire manufacturers now produce LRR models, so when it comes time to replace your tires, seek out a set of LRRs. [6]

Source: [6] Green Book Online [10th annual "Greenest Cars"]

 Union of Concerned Scientists: What are low rolling resistance (LRR) tires?

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