7 Ways to a better mileage

7 Ways to a better mileage

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Mileage is the distance covered by your car in miles on a gallon of fuel. Here are 7 ways you could save money by improving your car’s mileage inclusive one very important tip that every car owners should have!

  1. Keep the pressure optimal

Optimal tyre pressure will help you increase fuel efficiency as it increases contact area between the road and tyre. Not only will this help with improving your mileage but it will also improve your cars grip giving you more control.

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  1. Consolidate trips

Save on travel time and improve mileage by combining as many trips as possible. Longer trips consume less fuel then separate shorter trips.

  1. Lose some weight

Don’t worry! We are not telling you to hit the gym unless you want to. But a heavier car will obviously suck up more fuel, so lose that spare tyre and clean out your boot to lose some weight.

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  1. Cleanliness is key

Dirty or clogged filters significantly reduce your mileage. Shelling out a bit of cash to replace or clean them will help you save money in the long run by improving your mileage.

  1. Plan your routes

Using a route planner will help you chose the shortest and fastest way to your destination. Being smart in planning trips will improve your car’s mileage.

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  1. Keep it closed and cold

Contrary to what we all think, open windows will drain the tank much faster and impact fuel efficiency. Keeping the windows shut and the air conditioning will in fact make you more fuel-efficient.

  1. Carmen

Carmen is an easy to use diagnostic tool that will give you all the information about your car. It will show you your car’s average fuel consumption for every 100km, giving you the information you need so you can make behavioural changes to save money and improve fuel efficiency. Find out more at Carmen.sg

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Why Carmen is important?

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With Carmen, you will be informed of the distance you drive together with the total number of time travelled. This way you will be able to gauge your car’s fuel efficiency improving your car’s mileage at the same time.

Sometimes no matter how much effort you put into taking care of your car, unfortunate situations can’t be avoided and this where Carmen comes in. Apart from informing you of you car’s data, Carmen help inform the nearest workshops available to be of service for you! Fret not, we have 11 workshops available for you.

Carmen is now available at these workshops:

  1. Kereta Services
  2. Aoto Pte Ltd
  3. Hussain & Sons Workshop
  4. Connect4Car
  5. Gary Engineering
  6. Max Factor
  7. Whitesnail Performance
  8. Garage Republic
  9. M-FRENO
  10. D-Project Werkz Pte Ltd
  11. Emerson Automotive Services Pte Ltd

Written by: Afrah

H/T: Business Today

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