How to Maximize Your Vehicle’s Fuel Economy

How you drive and take care of your vehicle has a big effect on how much fuel you use. Follow these simple tips to save money and reduce pollution.

1. Maintenance: Regular oil and air-filter changes improve your cars overall life and gas mileage.
2. Tires: Properly inflated tires can increase gas mileage by 3.3%
3. Weight: Every 100Ibs. of weight in your car, fuel economy decreases by 1-2%
4. Check Your Speed: Driving 65mph on the freeway instead of 75mph can save 20% of fuel.
5. Park In The Shade: Minimize evaporation.
… and many more tips. Read the whole story here

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