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How to Conserve Gasoline

Posted by medliorator on June 14, 2008

edmunds.com puts fuel economy tips to the test…

Test #1 Aggressive Driving vs. Moderate Driving
Recommendation: Stop driving like a maniac.

Test #2 Lower Speeds Saves Gas
Recommendation: Drive the speed limit.

Test #3 Use Cruise Control
Recommendation: If you’ve got it, use it.

Test #4 A/C On, Windows Up vs. A/C Off, Windows Down
Cold Hard Facts: No measurable difference (unless you open the sunroof, too!)
Recommendation: Please, make yourself comfortable.

Test #5 Check Your Tire Pressure
Recommendation: Check your tire pressure often but don’t expect a big savings.

Test #6 Avoid Excessive Idling
Recommendation: Stopping longer than a minute? Shut ‘er down.

We Test the Tips [Edmunds.com]

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