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  • Top 7 Tips to Getting theBest Gas Mileage From Your Car

    Keep Your Engine Properly Tuned

    Use the Recommended Grade of Motor Oil

    Drive Sensibly

    Obey Speed Limits

    Buy a Fuel-Efficient Car

    Just a minor tune up, when done well,can help you go farther between fill-ups.

    Equivalent Gasoline Savings: $0.14/gallon

    Keep Tires Properly Inflated

    When inflating tires, look for themanufacturer recommendation.Dont go by the info on the tire.

    Equivalent Gasoline Savings:Up to $0.11/gallon

    Keeping your tires inflated to the proper pressure:

    +3.3%

    Get a tune up:

    +4%

    Not just safer, paying attention to yourspeed yields savings at the pump.

    Equivalent Gasoline Savings: $0.04$0.07/gallon

    *Aggressive driving not only robs your car of gas mileage, but kills thousands every year. Please drive safely.

    Idling:

    -$0.90 to $1.80per hr

    That's $4,515 extra infuel costs over five years!

    *Cost savings are based on an assume fuel price of $3.61/gallon.

    Equivalent Gasoline Savings: $0.04$0.07/gallon

    Resource: http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/maintain.shtml

    For each 5 mph you drive over 50 mph:

    -2% per 100 lbs

    Under-inflated tires:

    -0.3 %

    Fix a serious problem:

    +40%

    Aggressive drivingon the highway:

    -33 %

    Aggressive drivingin the city:

    -5%

    Equivalent Gasoline Savings:$0.18$1.19/gallon

    Using the wrong grade:

    - up to 2% Use the manufacturersrecommended gradeof motor oil:

    +1-2%

    When buying motor oil it can betempting to grab whatever is cheapestor easily available. But what you save atthe register, you pay for at the gas station.

    Dont be idle.

    Equivalent Gasoline Savings: $0.90-$1.80/hour

    Leave your car running and watchthe gas gauge go down. Idlinguses up to half a gallon of fuel per hour!Shut off your engine when stopped.

    Aggressive driving* isdefined as speeding, rapid acceleration and braking. Drive like this and see huge cuts to your mileage.

    NUTLEY KIA

    The difference between a car thatgets 20 MPG and one that gets 30 MPGamounts to $903 per year (assuming15,000 miles of driving annually and afuel cost* of $3.61).

    + indicates a gain in gas mileage- indicates a drop in gas mileage