Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Fuel Economy

Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Fuel Economy

2. Chillax

Cruise control keeps you moving at a steady speed on the highway, and you should attempt to do the same at lower speeds as well. Nailing the gas pedal at every light, accelerating heavily and then standing on the brakes is more wasteful than the U.S. federal government.

Try to relax and drive smoothly with deliberate caution. Sure, it’s not as much fun as roasting the tires from a standstill but you will save money on fuel. In short don’t drive like a teenager.

  • Transpower

    All of these suggestions are well-known to most car buffs. I recommend adding 5 psi additional to your car manufacturer’s tire pressure spec, because you lose pressure over many months between check-ups. I also recommend replacing your OEM filter with the appropriate one from K & N.