We recognize that saving money on gas is important to every driver. That’s why we have put together a comprehensive list of tips and advice to help you improve your fuel economy – from what to look for when purchasing a vehicle to changes you can make to your driving habits.
Things to consider when looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle
- Think small – generally, the smaller and lighter the vehicle, the more fuel efficient it will be
- If you want a sedan or SUV, look for fuel-efficient technology such as a smaller, turbocharged engine with electric accessories, idle-stop, a multi-speed or continuously variable transmission, or a hybrid drive system
- Go for the highest MPGs – quite simply, the more miles your car can travel on each gallon of gas, the more money you’ll save
Adjust your tire pressure and increase efficiency by up to 3%.†
Turn your AC off and save 1¢–2¢/min.†
Take the bus during the week and save the SUV for the weekend.
Tips to help you on your journey
We’ve put together a few tips, tricks and short cuts to help make getting where you need to go just a little bit easier.
Tips to help you stay safe around fuel
At all our gas stations, customer safety is of the utmost importance, and we adhere to strict safety practices to help keep customers safe at all times. But please remember, gasoline and diesel fuels are flammable, and therefore they can be dangerous, so always use caution. Never smoke anywhere near where fuel is handled, especially at the pump.
Source: “Tips for Safe Storage and Disposal of Gasoline.” Tips for Safe Storage and Disposal of Gasoline. American Petroleum Institute (API), n.d. Web. 06 Apr. 2014. ††Source: “Chemical splash in the eye: First aid” Mayo Clinic, 30 Jan 2015.