Driving for Better Fuel Economy

Driving habits can affect fuel mileage. Here are some driving tips to get the best fuel economy possible.

  • Avoid fast starts and accelerate smoothly.
  • Brake gradually and avoid abrupt stops.
  • Avoid idling the engine for long periods of time.
  • When road and weather conditions are appropriate, use cruise control.
  • Always follow posted speed limits or drive more slowly when conditions require.
  • Keep vehicle tires properly inflated.
  • Combine several trips into a single trip.
  • Replace the vehicle's tires with the same TPC Spec number molded into the tire's sidewall near the size.
  • Follow recommended scheduled maintenance.
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