Fuel Economy Tip 1 1
Drive Smoothly

Aggressive driving can use as much as a third more fuel than safe driving. Avoid accelerating or braking too hard and try to keep your steering as smooth as possible. 
Fuel Economy Tip 2 2
Use Higher Gears

The higher the gear you drive in the lower your engine speed is, which can improve fuel efficiency. So change up a gear whenever you can, without labouring the engine. 
Fuel Economy Tip 3 3
Tune and Service Your Engine

A well tuned engine can improve fuel economy by up to 4%, so change your oil and follow your car manufacturer’s recommendation on servicing. 
Keep Your Tyres at the Right Pressure

Correctly inflated tyres are safer and last longer. A tyre that is under inflated by just 1psi can reduce fuel efficiency by as much as 3%. An under or over inflated tyre is also more susceptible to failing.
Fuel Economy Tip 5 5
Avoid Carrying Excess Weight

For every extra 100 lbs (45 kg) you carry your fuel efficiency can drop by 1-2%. So keep your boot or back seat clear of unnecessary items that just add weight to your vehicle. 
Fuel Economy Tip 6 6
Remove the Roof Rack

If you’re not using your roof rack, then remove it. They affect the aerodynamic efficiency of vehicles and create drag, reducing fuel economy by as much as 5%.
Fuel Economy Tip 7 7
Use the Correct Oil

Always use the recommended grade of motor oil. Using the manufacturer’s recommended lubricant can improve fuel efficiency by 1-2%. Higher quality motor oils can help your engine operate more efficiently. 
Fuel Economy Tip 8 8
Fuel Matters

All fuels are not created equal. Fuel economy is maximised in the engine through a combination of good driving habits and using the right fuel…one that helps reduce friction and improves cleanliness in the engine, thereby improving fuel efficiency. The Taylors have chosen Shell fuel to power their Guinness World Records  as a result of their own personal tests of several commercially-available fuels and their belief in Shell’s product quality.
Fuel Economy Tip 9 9
Avoid Excess Idling

Idling gets you nowhere but still burns fuel. Turn the engine off when you’re in a queue, or waiting for someone, until you need it. 
Fuel Economy Tip 10 10
Plan Trips Carefully

Cutting down on the time spent in the car is the easiest way to conserve fuel. To reduce driving time, combine all your short trips and errands into a single journey. 
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