As gas prices continue to increase, drivers are looking for new ideas on ways to cut down their fuel expenses while conserving as much gas as possible. All the while, new companies claiming to have “miracle” products, such as fuel and engine additives, are fooling the public into believing these merchandises actually work.
All this does is trick consumers into spending even more money on a product that has little or no effect toward fuel consumption and conservation. Continue reading to learn the truth behind improving fuel mileage and consumption for your car or truck.
Improving Gas Mileage on Your Own
There are several things a driver can do to increase the miles they get per gallon. Changing up driving habits is the first place to start. Using slower speeds on the interstate, avoiding full-throttle accelerations, using steady speeds, and more, are all effective methods to improving your gas mileage. The first place to start, as mentioned before, is to change your driving habits in general. This includes the following:
- Use Slower Speeds
- Empty the Trunk Space
- Reduce Excess Weight Inside the Vehicle
- Avoid Extended Idling
- Combine Errands and Trips
- Drive Smoothly
- Avoid High-Cruising