Gas Saving Tips
Are you tired of the continuing rise in gasoline price? If you are,
you're not alone. In this article, you'll find a few excellent tips
designed to help you save a bit of your hard earned money.
First, its always best to purchase your gas either first thing in the
morning or late at night. The reason for this is because gas is denser
at a cold temperature, so you'll basically be getting more for your
Secondly, check your local gas prices to find the best price available.
You can check your local gas prices online as well, which will prevent
you from wasting gas while driving around to look for the best price.
By keeping your car well maintained, you can help improve fuel
consumption. By simply tuning your car, you can decrease your fuel
consumption by up to 20 percent. Also, you should keep your tires
properly inflated and aligned. Tires that are under inflated will cause
fuel consumption to increase by 6 percent. You should also make sure that
you change your oil and air filters on a regular basis as well.
Other tips to keep in mind are to drive by staying in the posted speed
limits, as the faster you drive over 50 mph, the more fuel you will use
per mile. Whenever possible you should use overdrive, as this will help
fuel and also improve the wear on your engine.
Driving real slow with a lot of stops and starts will use a lot of fuel
and is bad for the engine too. So try to avoid driving at heavy traffic
times. You can also combine your errands by making a list of things that
you have to do, as the more you cold start your engine, the more fuel
you'll be using.
By taking the time to follow all of these tips, you'll be amazed at just
how much fuel you can save. Gas prices are becoming ridiculous these
days, which is why you want to do your part to conserve every little drop
that you can.