Most new vehicles now come with an automatic start-stop system that turns the engine off when idling at a stoplight. According to Natural Resources Canada, these systems are effective ways to reduce emissions and save money. Over 10 years, the start-stop system can reduce emissions by as much as 3,450 kg (7,804 lbs.) while saving you as much as C$2,000 (US$1,486). While some critics say these systems wear out starter systems, there’s little evidence that is true.

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