1. Maintain Your Vehicle
Vehicles that have not been properly maintained emit more harmful emissions and consume more fuel.
2. Follow Your Service Schedule
By following the manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule, you can improve your vehicle’s fuel economy and lengthen its lifespan.
3. Avoid Idling
When your engine idles it emits pollutants into the air, so avoid idling when you can.
4. Inflate Your Tires
Having tires with low pressure can negatively affect fuel economy.
5. Drive Carefully
Avoiding quick starts and stops can save you on fuel.
6. Lighten Up
Removing unnecessary weight from your vehicle will improve your fuel efficiency.
7. Plan Ahead
Save money and effort by combining errands into one trip.
Do your part by reducing the number of vehicles on the road.
9. Reduce Wind Resistance
You may be able to improve your vehicle’s efficiency by closing windows at high speeds and opening your vents.
10. Do Not Ignore Warning Lights
If your “check engine” light is on, it’s time to bring your vehicle in to a reliable technician. Even minor problems can lead to lost performance and fuel economy.