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Top 12 Ways to Increase Fuel Mileage and Save Money at the Pump

        Auto | Fuel Economy

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Take a load off
Is you car full of unnecessary stuff?
Is you car full of unnecessary stuff?
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Also, any parts or accessories you add to your vehicle that add weight or wind drag will decrease fuel economy (rooftop cargo carriers, larger tires and wheels, hood ornaments, etc.). Going back to the weight issue, make sure you are not carrying any unnecessary baggage. Clean out the trunk or cargo area. Why haul around the kids’ (or your) weekend sports equipment on your daily commute to work?


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