With gas prices sky high most individuals who drive are
interested in ways they can make their car more fuel efficient
and save as much money as possible. While there are no fuel
saving tips that will keep your car full of gas without filling
up, there are some tips that really can help you save money on
fuel over the long run. All of these tips focus on making your
car more fuel efficient.
Fuel Efficiency Tip #1 Drive When You Crank Up This might seem
obvious, but as soon as you crank up your car you should drive
off. However, many people crank up and leave the car idling for
a while. Instead of this, when you crank up drive off and only
keep your car running when it is absolutely necessary.
Fuel Efficiency Tip #2 Don't Ride the Break Many drivers hit the
break more often than is necessary. Additionally there are quite
a few drivers that slow down for a braking car when they could
easily switch lanes. Not riding the break can increase your fuel
efficiency by up to 30%, so this is a great tip you should
Fuel Efficiency Tip #3 Turn Off Your Car If you are going to be
stopping for more than 10 minutes you should switch off your car
to keep fuel efficiency at its peak and not burn more gas than
Fuel Efficiency Tip #4 Don't Turn Off Your Car If you are only
stopping for a brief moment or less than 5 minutes then don't
turn off your car because the amount of gas used to crank up is
more than you would burn in that short period of time.
Fuel Efficiency Tip #5 Inflate Tires Properly Too many drivers
never think of their tires, unless one goes flat. However,
having tires that are properly inflated can save fuel and make
your car more fuel efficient, saving you money. Because of this,
you should check your tire pressure on a regular basis.
While gas prices don't seem like they will be dipping
considerably in the next few months every tip to help you make
your car more fuel efficient is helpful. So, follow the above
fuel tips and you will see that over time your car really is
more fuel efficient.
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