fuel prices constantly on the rise, choosing a car that offers the best fuel
economy is a smart way to save money at the fuel station. Aside choosing an
economical vehicle, there are a few easy fuel economy tips that can also help
you save some few cedis.
your vehicle regularly: By following your vehicle's
recommended maintenance, you are helping to maximize efficiency. During routine
maintenance, the engine oil and oil filter are changed. These tend to make your
vehicle function optimally and consumes less fuel. While many models vary, most
major service interval is every 5,000km or 3 months whichever comes first. Check
your driver's manual to find yours.
safe driving: Over speeding, aside it not being a safety
practice consumes more fuel. Driving safely and avoiding over speeding and
stop-and-go drive style not only improves fuel economy, it also keeps everyone
safer on the road.
easy way to improve your fuel economy is by keeping your tires properly
inflated. Use pressure gauge regularly to check all four of your tires (your
vehicle's recommended tire pressure information is usually located on the
driver's side door or in the glove box. If you cannot find it there, check your
owner's manual). It is best to keep pressure slightly lower in hot weather, and
slightly higher in cold weather. Properly inflated tires also keep you safer on
Keeping items which are not needed in your car adds weight to the
vehicle. More weight requires more power and more fuel, especially if you drive
a smaller lighter car. It is best to declutter your car and only keep items
that are salient.
you plan your day in advance, you can combine trips and errands to save up on