Fuel Saving Tips
Help To Improve Fuel Mileage
- Check your tyre pressure at least once a month. Correct tyre inflation pressure is critical for good fuel economy, tread life and vehicle performance.
- Check your air filter for clogs. Replacing a clogged air filter can improve a vehicle's fuel mileage by as much as 10%
- Using the grade of motor oil recommended by the vehicle manufacturer can improve fuel mileage by 1 to 2%
- Keep your vehicle properly tuned. Regular vehicle maintenance can improve fuel mileage by an average of 4.1%
Help Your Tyres Last Longer
- Check your tyre pressure monthly and before a long trip. Follow the manufacturer's recommendations printed on the vehicle door placard or in the owner's manual. It's important to check the spare tyre, too.
- Inspect your tyres once a month for uneven treadwear, cuts, cracks, bulges, foreign objects or other signs of wear or damage.
- Have your tyres rotated and the balance checked regularly. Refer to your owner's manual for complete details.
How To Save Money At The Pump
- Check Your Air Pressure - Keep your tires properly inflated and you will improve fuel mileage. The recommended tyre pressure for your vehicle is located on a sticker inside your driver-side door or noted in your owner's manual.
- Maintain Your Air Filter - Replacing a clogged air filter can increase your vehicle's fuel mileage by as much as 10%.
- Watch The Weight - Excess weight in your vehicle can reduce fuel mileage by 1-2% so watch what you keep in your trunk.
- Know Your Oil - Improve your fuel mileage by up to 2% with the proper grade of motor oil.
- Keep It Tuned - Keeping up with regular vehicle maintenance can allow you to increase your fuel mileage by an average of 4.1%.
- Keep It Capped - Did you know about 147 million gallons of petrol evaporate every year from vehicles without petrol caps?
- Avoid Fast Starts - Don't be a hot-head! Aggressive acceleration can reduce your fuel mileage by up to a whopping 33%!