Good Ways To Save on Gas
39% of Americans are considering buying a hybrid or plugin car. To the other 61%, here are some tips to help to get more mileage out of every tank of gas you purchase.
Avoid gas rated E15
E stands for ethanol, and has about 30% less energy than gas and kills mpg. You rarely find ethanol free gas at the pump; but use the E10
Inflate your tires and check them for uneven wear
Stay away from those wide tires because they increase road friction and zap mpg. Use eco-focused tires which reduce rolling resistance.
When On Local Roads Open Your Windows And Turn Off Air Conditioner
When on the expressway however roll the windows up to prevent drag. Speeds of over 40 mph and higher cut the ac on and move swifter.
Get rid of the extra weight
Lugging around a lot of useless weight can make your car work harder. The less weight on your car will allow it to move swifter thereby saving on gas.
A Warmer Engine allows better performance
So when you are running errands, go to the farthest destination first then work yourself back home to the closet destinations.
Avoid Traffic Jams
Traveling at a continual speed will of course get you better gas milage than sitting in stop and go traffic.
Get A Tune-Up
When your car is in tip top condition, it performs at peak running capacity with no hindering. Besides, no one wants to break down out there in need of road assistance.
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