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How to maximise your fuel economy.

In an age where fuel prices continue to climb, motorists are looking for ways to maximise their fuel economy.

We see a shift from consumers purchasing larger, thirstier vehicles to more fuel-efficient models to save money.
Cars will always be a necessity and are one of the biggest purchases we make, so it makes sense to find ways to get the best mileage out of the petrol tank that you can. 

Transtate Tyre & Suspension Services with locations in Belconnen, Tuggeranong, Queanbeyan share some tips with our readers on how you can maximise your fuel economy so your dollar drives you further!

Correct air pressure
Ensuring your tyres have the correct air pressure improves fuel economy. Low tyre pressure and the resulting increase in rolling resistance leads directly to higher fuel consumption

Service your vehicle
Regular maintenance and tuning of your vehicle with log book servicing ensures the systems in your vehicle like the fuel and suspension systems are running at optimal levels and not using any more fuel than necessary. 

Driving style
If you are driver who is heavy on the accelerator and hard on the brake pedal you can expect to use significantly more petrol than a driver who drives more sedately. If you drive with more moderation, your fuel economy will increase. 

Turn off the A/C
The air-conditioning system is another system that when in use, will affect your fuel economy if you have it on all the time. Where possible, turn off the air-con and wind down the windows for fresh, free air. 

Organise your day to day trips
Where possible organise to do errands or shopping in one large, round trip, rather than starting up the car every day and using more petrol. 

Change your vehicle
If you are finding it increasingly difficult to afford to fuel up the V8 or are downsizing, replacing an older car with a more fuel efficient, modern car can save you considerable sums in petrol. 

With these simple tips from Transtate Tyre & Suspension Services you can start to save some money and gain better fuel economy.  

We can of course, take care of all your automotive needs from tyres, to log book car services to wheels to wheel alignments at any of our 3 locations at Belconnen, Tuggeranong, Queanbeyan.

We’ve been in the tyre industry for over 40 years, having served customers in both Canberra and ACT with our tyre, suspension and wheel services and we also stock a wide range of tyre and wheel brands including Pirelli, Bridgestone, Goodyear, Michelin, Toyo and many more!

Contact your nearest Transtate Tyres and Suspension Services store or apply online for a free quote on your next service. 

Our friendly and professional team are waiting to take your call at Belconnen on 02 6253 2244, Tuggeranong on 02 6293 2538 and Queanbeyan on 02 6299 6747.