Keep Driving: How to Go the Extra Mile with Your CarBy maigne on August 30th, 2017
What are the best ways to practice to increase car mileage?
- Measuring your gas mileage
- Having your engine regularly checked
- Lightening your load
- Cleaning your air filter
In the Philippines, a Toyota Vios is more than enough to take you to so many places around the country. When you’re feeling the outdoor heat, or simply just want to relax while on the road, then feel free to cruise down whenever you want.
But when it comes to driving a car through lengthy adventures, one of the most important factors to consider is mileage, which determines how much fuel a car consumes when driving a certain distance. The mileage is usually set with the car’s caliber and is one of the first things that should always be considered when looking for a car of your own. Should you want to go the extra mile, is there any way to increase the mileage of your car? Luckily, there is!
In fact, there are several ways to do this. Here are some of the best things to consider if you want to increase mileage:
Measure Gas Mileage
First thing’s first: measure the car’s gas mileage. That way, you’ll be able determine how far it can go and what adjustments you’ll need to make.
Have Your Engine Regularly Checked
When it comes to making sure that your car is in good condition, the engine is always the first thing to look at and assess. Just go to your trusty mechanic and have your engine checked on a regular basis. That way, you’ll be able to avoid any future inconveniences and ensure that your engine functions well enough to handle going beyond its limits.
Lighten Your Load
A car is a very heavy object, obviously. Weight is one of contributing factors to better mileage, which makes this tip all the more practical.
For this, all you’ll need to do is to get rid of unnecessary junk in your car, especially certain items in your car’s interior you don’t really use that much. In fact, if the passenger seats aren’t being used, take those out if you can. This is actually why professional racecar drivers are able to go beyond their limits, which definitely means that you can too, racer or not.
Clean the Air Filter
By cleaning your air filter regularly, you’ll be able to spare your engine from foreign elements such as dirt and dust, both of which can impede the engine performance and, in effect, your car mileage.
Going the extra mile is something everyone wishes to achieve, and it’s definitely something you can do with your car. These tips might seem very simple, but you may be surprised with the results.