Gas Mileage

Gas Mileage Ratings Not too long ago, I had a long-time client come in with her new automobile, complaining about her fuel consumption. It was a 2000 model year automobile with about 9000 miles on it. She said that the window sticker stated the gas mileage was 27 miles per gallon in the city and […] Read more »

Goodyear Tire Pressure

Every time I see a Prius with low tires it makes me wince. Here we have a vehicle owner who paid a premium to get a car because it gets great gas mileage, but they're throwing money out the window with all the added tire friction their low tires are causing. I am a huge […] Read more »

Goodyear Tire Pressure

Goodyear Tire Pressure Did you know that your Goodyear Tire pressure can have a direct impact on your gas mileage? It really is true. Here's why:  Let's say your Goodyear tires are supposed to be filled to 35 psi. If they are filled properly, six square inches of the tire is touching the road, precisely […] Read more »

Double Your Gas Mileage

We recommend the following methods to improve gas mileage and save money: Have maintenance done. Drive the speed limit. Gas mileage decreases quickly above 60 mph.   Steer clear of excessive idling. Idling gets zero miles per gallon. Warming up the car for one or two minutes is sufficient.   Avoid fast starts and stops. Aggressive driving […] Read more »