For those of us looking for ways to save money any way we can there are always some unexpected common-sense things we can do. Here we can look at some easy thing you can do to save on the gas you use in your car.
With the price always going higher it makes even more sense now to find way of making your car more economical.
Few people realize the importance of keeping your tires properly inflated. Under inflated tires or poorly aligned wheels waste fuel by forcing the engine to work harder. (Let the tires cool down before checking the air pressure.) Out-of-line wheels, as evidenced by uneven tread wear, should be aligned by a professional.
When you’re trying to squeeze every mile out of a gallon of gas everything makes a difference. Extra weight in your car translates to less gas mileage. Remove unnecessary items from the vehicle. Store only essentials in the trunk. Less weight means better mileage.
You can save gas just by doing some planning. Try to consolidate your trips and try to plan your trips for times when traffic is lighter so that you can avoid stop and go situations.
You see a lot of people driving excessively fast these days. The faster you drive, the more gas you use. Drive the speed limit and save gas.
It is important to always keep your car well maintained. Keeping up with your cars maintenance will not only extend the life of your car but will also save on gas. Follow the service schedules listed in the owner’s manual. Replace filters and fluids as recommended; have engine performance problems (rough idling, poor acceleration, etc.) corrected at a repair facility. Given today’s high-tech engines, it’s wise to have this type of work done by auto technicians who are certified in engine performance.
Following these easy tips should help you save gas and money.