Best way to save money on gas
With the price of oil going through the roof, everyone is now looking for ways to save on gas. There are some small things like paying cash at the pump which can save you 3-5 cents per gallon a lot of gas stations will advertise a price but it is actually higher if you pay with a debit or credit card. There are many effecient ways to increase your gas mileage simply by doing little things like the following
- replace dirty air filters
- keeping the right air pressure in tires
- driving the speed limit
- braking properly, avoid unnecesary braking (overbraking)
- use cruise control
- if engine going to be idle longer than thirty seconds turn car off
Of course the best way is to limit driving when you can or car pooling, buying a hybrid vehicle or riding a bike. These are not always possible of course so make sure you follow the gas saving tips above.
Ever wonder how much gas you have left when you car says empty? , well a report on 20/20 says that most cars have more than several miles left when the gage reads E . There is even a website called www.tankonempty.com that will tell you what the average miles your cars has left when it does read empty.