Does a truck bed cover improve MPG?

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  • Farahin Nazri
    Tonneau covers improve your gas mileage by sealing your pickup truck bed from this airflow, which improves the aerodynamics. Savings will be modest and will vary depending on the type of truck, tonneau cover, and driving habits.7 jun 2021
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    "For a full-size truck, a change in drag coefficient of 0.01 is approximately equal to an improvement in fuel economy of 0.1 mpg on the combined city/highway driving cycle," says GM's Schenkel. "The same drag coefficient reduction can improve a car's fuel economy by approximately 0.2 mpg."5 may 2009
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