Published on April 15, 2016
- Unload all the things you don’t need. Avoid putting items on your roof. Mileage will go up about 2% for every 100 pounds removed from the vehicle.
- Keep the tired properly inflated. This improved gas mileage by over 3%.
- Don’t drive aggressively. Speeding and unnecessary rapid acceleration and braking waste gas mileage by as much as 33% at highway speeds.
- Change your air filters. Clogged air filters can decrease gas mileage by 10%.
- Maintaining serious things such as a faulty oxygen sensor can improve your mileage by as much as 40%.
- Speeding wastes both gas and money. Each mile you drive per hour over 60 MPH is like paying an extra 10 cents per gallon.
- Use the manufacturer’s suggested grade of motor oil and save another 1-2%.
- Keeping your car properly tuned can improve gas mileage by about 4%.
- Roll down the windows at lower speeds. Use the air conditioning at highway speeds.
- Carpool. High occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes are usually less congested. This improves fuel economy.
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