Low Gas Mileage Cars

Gas and Cars
When it comes to gas mileage, some cars have it better than others. While many of the cars with poor fuel economy can be visually identified (large trucks, farm vehicles, semis and more), others can be a bit more deceptive due to a smaller appearance or unknown variables about the car’s inner workings or how it runs. Many people have dream cars based on how fast they can go, how they look, or even how many children they’ll be able to drive to soccer games using it, but sometimes the gas mileage can turn those dream cars into gas-guzzling nightmares. Owning a luxury sports car is not an uncommon ambition among the general public, but just because they can go fast and impress pedestrians as they pass them on the…
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Good Gas Mileage Cars

Gas and Cars
Whether you live on the east coast, west coast, the mountains of Colorado, or in the driest states in the US, chances are you own a car, ride in one, or are in the process of owning one for yourself. With this in mind, it is important to think about the fuel economy, or gas mileage, of the cars around you. Every vehicle has its pros and cons in this area, but what factors greatly increase the likelihood of better gas mileage? In all of the lists of best to worst gas mileage cars, one attribute immediately sticks out: electric cars and hybrids get better gas mileage. In this category, it all comes down to efficient energy usage. Electricity inherently converts to a higher energy yield than gasoline, thus giving…
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How Efficient Driving Can Improve Gas Mileage

Gas and Cars
Climate control is within your reach. If you try to make your car fuel efficient, you can maximize gas mileage by as much as 30%. To do this, you need to maintain your vehicle in tip-top shape and improve your driving style. Refrain from aggressive driving          You increase your fuel consumption by about 40% if you practice hard braking and “jackrabbit starts. As studies show, these practices can only reduce your travel time by 4%. Yet, they produce five times higher toxic emissions. The right way is to accelerate smoothly and slowly. Then, shift into high gear quickly. If you are driving within the city, your car uses about 50% energy in acceleration. Drive within the required speed limits If you increase your speed to 120…
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7 Myths about Improving your Gas Mileage

Gas and Cars
In one of the Consumer Reports, it said that some of the things commonly believed to save gas do not work all. Purchased Gas from Independent Gas Stations is Low Quality Many drivers believed that independent gas stations sell low quality fuel. Some of them even believed that these gas stations dilute quality fuel with water, thus affecting engine and power efficiency. The truth is that tight laws govern all gas stations. Also, these independent gas stations buy their stock from established oil companies. They are able to sell cheaper fuel because their stock does not have additives that clean older engines. Since most vehicles today have fuel-injection systems, buying gas with no additives do not affect the engines. Premium Gas Provides Better Mileage Premium gas has higher octane, so…
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Higher Prices

Gas and Cars
The last time I went to a gas station wasn't too long ago. I have an SUV (sports utility vehicle) so there is plenty of space for gas. Honestly, I think I only need to fill up the tank about once every two weeks. Maybe it's because I don't drive that much. But I enjoy not having to go to the gas station every week. The last time I filled up my tank surprised me. It wasn't because it took too long to fill up. Yes, I usually wait until the tank is almost empty to go to the gas station. I know I shouldn't do that. What happens if I have an emergency and need to drive a long distance quickly? What happens if I'm driving and there is…
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