After a busy few days of work, dropping off and picking up the kids from school you’re now on the way to soccer practice but all of a sudden your fuel light has come on. Will you make it?
Will you have to make a call to Road Side Assist? Of course you could turn off your air-conditioning and your radio, use hills to your advantage but we have some tips below, which will hopefully mean you can avoid these drastic measures.
It’s requires less fuel if you’re already moving to accelerate because you have momentum on your side. If you like to brake late when coming into a stop, not only will that wear your brakes faster, but it mean that you’ll have to use more fuel to get back up to speed. It’s all about timing.
Smooth acceleration means that the car isn’t working too hard or not hard enough to get the car moving. If not you’ll be using more fuel to get to the same speed in almost the same time.
So if you don’t have to carry it, don’t! You’ll surprise yourself with how much fuel you’ll save by not carrying weight you don’t need. Add that in with the rest of the tips we listed above and you should see an improvement in your fuel economy and delaying that low fuel warning light!
We want to help you get the most out of every drive. That's why we've put together some useful motoring tips to help you keep your vehicle safe and on the road.
Quick, easy tips to help you avoid large and unpleasant bills when it comes time for a car service and repairs, to extend and improve the life of our vehicle.