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Better Gas Mileage Tips

1. Go the speed limit. Use cruise control.

While each vehicle reaches its optimal fuel economy at a different speed (or range of speeds), gas mileage usually decreases rapidly at speeds above 50 mph. You can assume that each 5 mph you drive over 50 mph is like paying an additional $0.25 per gallon for gas. Observing the speed limit is also safer. Additionally, using cruise control on the highway helps you maintain a constant speed and, in most cases, will save gas.

2. Drive Sensibly.

ASE Car Care Articles

Wondering How to Care for Your Car?

Get the answers you need from ASE, the industry expert in vehicle repair.

The most common question we hear from consumers is, “What do I need to do to take care of my car and avoid big repair bills?”

Fortunately, the answer is simple: Establish and follow a regular vehicle maintenance plan. A maintenance plan is essential for protecting your automotive investment and maximizing the reliability and safety of your vehicle.

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