Tips to save gas, save money, improve fuel efficiency, and get more miles per gallon or mpg


  • Gas Saving Tips 1 - Use Less Gas And Save Money



    The actual fuel efficiency of your car will probably differ from that stated on the price sticker. Variables such as make, model, weather, city or interstate driving, and driving habits will affect the fuel efficiency. Efficiency is measured in mpg.



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  • Gas Saving Tips 2 - Use Less Gas And Save Money



    Fuel economy is measured as miles traveled per gallon of gas. The EPA has determined that the maximum fuel economy occurs around 60 miles per hour (mph). This varies by make and model.



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  • Gas Saving Tips 3 - Use Less Gas And Save Money



    Avoid sudden stops. This tip seems to go against common sense. It is easy to see that avoiding sudden starts can save gas. Stopping slows the engine down. How can that waste gas



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  • Gas Saving Tips 4 - Use Less Gas And Save Money



    I know you've heard this tip to save gas: combine your errands. Try to do as many errands as you can in one trip, especially if your errand destinations are near each other.



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  • Gas Saving Tips 5 - Use Less Gas And Save Money



    Don't use your car's roof rack for more than very short trips. Cars are designed with a certain aerodynamic profile. Anything extra on the outside of the car creates wind resistance and makes the engine work harder.



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  • Gas Saving Tips 6 - Use Less Gas And Save Money



    Tires are designed to be driven at a given inflation pressure in pounds per square inch (psi). Underinflated tires have more tire tread touching the road, increasing friction and wasting gas. Overinflated tires have less tread touching the road, which i



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  • Gas Saving Tips 7 - Use Less Gas And Save Money



    In your engine, gasoline is the fuel, the spark plug is the ignition source, and outside air provides oxygen. It is important that the air be as clean as possible, and that sufficient air for complete gasoline combustion reaches the engine cylinders



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  • Gas Saving Tips 8 - Use Less Gas And Save Money



    Look into a gas-electric hybrid car if alternative fuels are not available in your area. Choosing the proper hybrid car can drastically reduce your gasoline bill. An all-electric vehicle can eliminate it entirely! You may also be eligible for a large tax break.



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