Gas prices may be low, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t save even more money by improving your vehicle’s gas mileage. Here are some easy tips to increase your fuel economy:
- Drive slowly. Not only is it safer to drive at lower speeds, but also, it’s remarkably more efficient. Studies show that you can save 2-4 miles per gallon, just by driving at 60 mph instead of 70 mph.
- Turn off your car whenever possible. If you’re waiting to pick someone up, find yourself stuck behind a train, etc., you’re wasting fuel by leaving your vehicle on.
- Empty out your trunk. The heavier your car is, the most gasoline it uses – so all that luggage from vacation is, in fact, hurting your wallet.
- Clean out your air filter. It may seem surprising, but this does affect your fuel efficiency. The inner mechanisms of your vehicle cannot work efficiently, if they’re being held back by debris.
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