For many, warmer weather means more driving and more road trips. That’s why it’s important to keep in mind practical ways to improve you’re fuel economy, saving you money in the long run. We’ve put together a list of gas mileage tips to make sure you get the most out of your car.
According to FuelEconomy.gov, there are four main ways in which to save. Driving more efficiently, maintaining your car, planning trips, and buying for efficiency. All of these highlight different ways, both big and small, that you’ll get the best mileage.
Driving more efficiently includes things like accelerating slowing, following speed limits, using cruise control, and avoiding idling. Remember, your car works best when you’re moving at a constant rate, without any quick, jerky throttle changes.
Maintaining your car includes things like tire pressure, changing your oil, and changing your air filter. Remember, a low-friction, well-lubricated, and combustion-friendly car will get the best gas mileage.
Planning trips is simply. Take into account future stops and avoid making multiple trips. Naturally, carpooling works great to save money – plus it’s better for the environment.
Last but not least, buy efficient vehicles. Every Mitsubishi you buy is built to be as efficient as possible. Whether you’re buying a Lancer, i-MiEV, Mirage, or Outlander, each is built with innovative technology to get the best performance, including fuel economy, out of your car.