Easy Car Maintenance Tasks That Will Save You on Gas
Did you know...a little car maintenance can give your vehicle's fuel economy a big boost!
First, don't overlook those spark plugs. A worn-out spark plug can cut your fuel economy by up to 30% - so replace them regularly! And don't assume all spark plugs are good for 100,000 miles. Many 4-cylinder engines will need new ones between 30-60,000 miles.
Another thing to watch is your tire alignment. Misaligned tires will drag, and not roll as freely, making your car waste more gas every time. So get your alignment checked annually. For about $80 you'll improve handling, tire wear, and car vibration - while squeezing out more mileage from your ride!
Also make sure to stay on top of your tire pressure! About half of us drive around with tires that are nearly 30% under-inflated. Keeping your tires properly inflated will not only help them last longer, it will also improve your gas mileage by up to 3.3% in some cases!
So give your car some love! With a few easy steps, your roadster will take you further - with more gas money in your pocket!