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Table: Boosting Gas Mileage


DON'T SPEED

Just going 65 mph can cut gas efficiency more than 10%. Also, using cruise control helps.

MAINTAIN YOUR TIRES

Underinflated tires can increase fuel consumption by 6%.

KEEP THE ENGINE TUNED

An untuned engine can cut mileage by 10% to 20%.

CHANGE THE AIR FILTER

A clogged air filter can drop fuel economy by up to 10%.

SKIMP ON THE AC

Air conditioning can cut mileage per gallon by as much as 20%.

Data: Energy Dept., Environmental Protection Agency


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