If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to save money, you’re probably looking for ways to cut costs wherever you can. While you can’t avoid buying gas (unless you’re driving an electric car), you can take steps to reduce the gas that you use. These quick tips on saving gas from Jack Matia Honda will help you move through 2018 with more money in your bank account.
Clean Out Your Car
For every extra 100 pounds a car carries, its fuel efficiency is reduced by 1-2%. Keep your car cleaned up for optimum performance and efficiency.
Get Regular Check-Ups
Your car needs clean oil and fresh air filters like we need water and food to move through our tasks. Taking care of your car will help it last longer and drive better, so schedule your check up with Jack Matia Honda every few months.
Stick to the Pavement
As fun as it can be to go off-road, gravel and dirt roads can significantly reduce your vehicle’s gas mileage.
If you plan to sit in park for over a minute, you’ll save more gas by turning your engine off and back on than by idling.
Check Your Tire Pressure
Driving on tires that are under-inflated is bad for both traction and efficiency. Check your tire pressure every few weeks to ensure that your vehicle is deliver the best fuel efficiency possible.