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How Can I Improve My Vehicle's Gas Mileage?

Gas prices are always on the rise, and we understand that it can be frustrating when you own a vehicle that isn’t that great when it comes to gas mileage. You may have considered buying a new car with better gas mileage, but luckily there are ways that you can improve your current vehicle’s gas mileage. 

Here are some ways on how to improve your car’s gas mileage: 

  • Stay on top of your vehicle’s regular maintenance and service - this will make sure that all of your vehicle’s components are working at their best and will give you the best fuel efficiency from your car
  • Drive smarter and smoother - try not to hit the gas or brakes hard while driving. Give yourself plenty of time to speed up and slow down. This will give you the best gas mileage. 
  • Try to avoid driving during traffic, if possible - stop and go traffic burns up our fuel faster than anything else. Avoiding heavily trafficked areas will give you the best fuel efficiency. 
  • Clean out your car - a car weighed down by extra stuff that you don’t need can actually cause your vehicle to work harder and need more fuel to run regularly. 

Try some of the fuel saving tips above and you’ll see just how much better your gas mileage can be! If you find that your vehicle needs a service or you suspect that your decrease in fuel efficiency is due to an issue, don't hesitate to stop by RM Automotive or give us a call today!