Better Gas Mileage Tips from M&J

Better Gas Mileage Tips from M&J

Everyone would undoubtedly prefer improved gas mileage. It puts less wear and tear on the vehicle and environment, in addition to lowering your driving budget. With increased attention to maintenance and following some simple tips, you can reduce your expenses at the pump.

    • Proper tires are a must to maximize grip to the road. Oversized and racing tires are created especially for certain uses and should not be used as everyday tires. Make sure you properly inflated tires in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations also.
    • Wheel Balance is also important to ensure full contact with the road surface. Get your wheels balanced with each rotation for optimal gas mileage.
    • A correctly aligned vehicle generates less resistance, thus consuming less gas, as well as putting less wear on your tires.
    • Routine oil changes are a valuable way to boost gas mileage. Your vehicle operates more smoothly when well oiled.
    • Examine your air filter so that combustion is mixed with clean air and less fuel is wasted. Be especially observant if you live a more polluted location or often drive on dusty roads.
    • Regular tune-ups and overall maintenance will result is much less gas consumption in the long run. You’ll also increase your chances for driving safely.
    • Erratic driving and excessive speeding brings down gas mileage due to inconsistent and forced acceleration.
    • Fuel with the correct gas. Don’t spend more on premium fuel if it is not required for your truck or car.
    • Even though it’s necessary in very hot temperatures, drive with your windows down if possible to reduce the extra cost of air conditioning.

See us at M&J Truck and Auto Repair to keep your vehicle properly maintained at all times and to help cut down on your automotive expenses. Call us today at 608-221-0526 to schedule an appointment.

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