Ten surprising myths (that means what you might have thought was true, isn’t) about gas mileage…

Gas mileage myths...


MYTH:  You have to drive a small (read tiny) car to get good fuel economy.

MYTH:  Manual transmissions always get better fuel economy than automatics.

MYTH:  It takes more fuel to start a car than it does to let it idle.

MYTH:  Vehicles need to warm up before being driven.

MYTH:  As a vehicle ages, its fuel economy decreases significantly.

MYTH:  Replace your air filter for more efficiency.

MYTH:  Use aftermarket additives to improve fuel economy.

MYTH:  Using premium fuel improves fuel economy.

MYTH:  EPA fuel economy estimates are a guarantee of what mileage a vehicle will deliver.

MYTH:  All vehicles are tested for fuel economy.



As always, posted for your edification and enlightenment by

NORM ‘n’ AL, Minneapolis



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