Why Those EPA Mileage Estimates Do Not Add Up

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Despite all of those tangibles, fuel economy is still only an estimate. Let’s take a look at a few reasons why your vehicle’s actual fuel economy may not add up to the advertised fuel estimates. We all know that city driving lowers fuel economy.

How To Drive Green And Save On Gas Mileage

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However, none of these tools will help drivers that intentionally or unintentionally sabotage their own fuel economy. Examples of driving habits that decrease fuel economy include poor vehicle maintenance and terrible driving habits.

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Cutting Down on the Transportation Costs

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It has great fuel economy, at about 40 MPG. Since it costs about $20/day in gas for my partner to take the truck, and my car has at least double the fuel economy, when we carpool, he drives the car.

Freebie Friday 4/20

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Fuel Economy Guide. Happy Friday everyone! Enjoy this week's freebies brought to you by Savings Lifestyle. Make sure you check out their huge listing of Free Stuff. Please note that all of these links were working as of 5:00 pm yesterday evening, so if you run into any issues, just let me know and I'll remove the link. Thanks everyone and enjoy your freebies! Tully's Coffee K – Cups. Two Canisters of Clorox Disinfecting Wipes (Teachers).

Go Green and Save Money by Using Free Online Calculators

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Fuel Consumption Calculator. If you plan on being in the market for a new automobile this year, then it’s essential that you take the time to analyze fuel economy. While fuel efficiency is important for the environment, it’s as beneficial to your budget as well. Going green and saving money is easier said than done when going about it by yourself.

13 Ways to Make Your Existing Car Greener and Avoid Buying a New One

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Why carry around all that extra weight, which not only costs you more in fuel but also more wear on your engine. Fuel-injected cars do not, contrary to popular mythology, use more gas starting up each time than they would just idling Combine errands. Buy fuel-efficient tires.

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Go Green and Save Money by Picking the Right Car

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A survey conducted by the MoneySupermarket.com car insurance division revealed that 65% of motorists will consider fuel economy and basic running costs the next time they purchase a new vehicle. Guest Post Author Bio: This post was written by Money Supermarket.

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Bring on the Affordable Green Family Cars

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So what can be attributed to automakers developing more fuel-efficient cars without classifying them as hybrids or electrics? It features a 1.4-liter, turbocharged engine that maximizes fuel without sacrificing power.

Review: 2012 Mazda 3i Grand Touring 4-Door

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The EPA Fuel Economy Estimates for the Mazda 3i Grand Touring are 28 MPG for city driving and 40 MPG for highway driving. The estimated annual fuel cost is $1682 (basedon 15Kmiles at $3.70/gallon). I recently had a chance to drive a Mazda 3i Grand Touring for a week.

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Review: 2012 Kia Sorrento

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The official EPA Fuel Economy is 20 MPG in the City and 26 MPG on the highway. A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to test drive a 2012 Kia Sorrento. If you are in the market for an affordable mid-size SUV with seating for seven, this might be a great fit for you.

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