Automotive

9 Ways to Save Up on Your Gasoline

Our team has listed some of the sure shot ways to save up on your fuel. Follow these tips for the same.

  1. Slow down

The best way to save on fuel is to reduce your speed. It is considered that every 5mph your drive over 60mph represents a 7 percent fall in the fuel economy.

  1. Check your tire pressure

The under inflated tires have immense rolling resistance which leads to more burning of fuel to keep the car moving. Read your user manual, the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (if equipped) or the FMVSS label on the driver’s side door. If the tires are properly inflated, it may improve your fuel economy by up to 3.3 percent.

  1. Speed up with care

Fast acceleration wastes fuel. Try to accelerate modestly and braking as well so as to lower your gas mileage by approx. 33 percent on the highway and up to 5 percent while driving in the city.

  1. Drive in a consistent speed

Follow the lead of the trucks and try to keep a consistent speed. Slowing down constantly and speeding up tend to reduce the fuel economy. Take into consideration of using the cruise control when appropriate.

  1. Prevent excessive idling

Idling your vehicle gets you 0 miles each gallon.

  1. Stick with the Stock

The brand new wheels and tires look cool, but they may not be the same as the OEM specifications, they tend to create more resistance, hence reducing the fuel economy.

  1. Clean out your car

When carrying around extra baggage or anything not required for the trip, only tends to add more eight to your ride and impacts the fuel economy. For instance, on the basis of your vehicle’s weight, an additional 100 pounds in your vehicle could bring down your MPG by up to 2 percent.

  1. Plan and strategize your trips better

Take into consideration grouping of your trips rather than making several trips to achieve your daily tasks. Frequent short trips can use twice as much fuel as a single and longer trip that can cover the same amount of distance.

  1. Use the appropriate maintenance fluids and replacement parts

Always use the engine oil, replacement parts and any other recommended fluids that the manufacturer suggests. Keep changing your oil at the suggested intervals and pay heed to the manufacturer’s guidelines for all the routine maintenance. If you are seeking to buy used Dodge cars for sale in Miami, get in touch with us today!