What tips can you offer for saving gas or spending less on gas?

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  1. WheelScene profile image92
    WheelSceneposted 10 months ago

    What tips can you offer for saving gas or spending less on gas?

    Do you do anything special to save fuel while driving?

    How do you save money on gas for your car?

    Have you done anything to your car or truck to make it use less fuel?

    Share your best ideas!



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  2. MomsTreasureChest profile image89
    MomsTreasureChestposted 10 months ago

    One way to save money on gas is through fuel reward programs.  Many supermarkets and gas stations offer gas discounts such as Acme, Albertsons, Safeway, Fred Meyer, Sunoco, Krogers, Giant, Exxon, Shell; and the Plenti reward program also offers discounts on gas.

    1. WheelScene profile image92
      WheelSceneposted 10 months agoin reply to this

      Thanks for commenting, that's a very good suggestion! Does that make a big impact on your gasoline costs? By using only one gas provider and their rewards program what is a typical yearly savings one could expect?

  3. Stephanie Henkel profile image95
    Stephanie Henkelposted 10 months ago

    We are always concerned about fuel consumption in our Motorhome as they are notorious fuel guzzlers. One way to get better mileage per gallon is to drive slower. We cut back to 55-60 mph and find that it does save fuel. Aggressive driving will also use more fuel, so don't jam on the brakes at the last minute or accelerate too quickly. Cutting wind resistance will increase gas mileage -- don't carry cargo on top of your vehicle if you can avoid it.

    We also use discount programs like Flying J's  and use a credit card that gives cash back rewards. It all helps!

    1. WheelScene profile image92
      WheelSceneposted 10 months agoin reply to this

      Thanks for sharing, those are some really good points! I think driving style makes a huge impact. Seems like rather than worrying about one factor, many small factors keep dollars in your pocket.

  4. fastornothing profile image59
    fastornothingposted 10 months ago

    best tip is get rid of the lead foot!

    i see people speeding to a red light all the time.. what a waste

  5. Rochelle Frank profile image94
    Rochelle Frankposted 9 months ago

    Well, I did write a hub on silly ways to save on gas, but I'm not trying to get anyone to follow the suggestions therin, since some could be lethal.

    1. WheelScene profile image92
      WheelSceneposted 9 months agoin reply to this

      Now I am curious. What is the silliest way to save gas?

    2. Rochelle Frank profile image94
      Rochelle Frankposted 9 months agoin reply to this
 
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