Unless you’re stuck in traffic, it’s more efficient to turn off your engine when your car is stopped for over a minute.
Check your vehicle’s tire pressure monthly to ensure optimal fuel efficiency.
Each 25 kg of added cargo increases fuel consumption by 1% in a mid-size car.
Roof and bicycle racks create wind resistance and drag, which can reduce your fuel efficiency by up to 20%.
When possible, open windows or use your car’s flow-through ventilation system.
Vehicles are least efficient when accelerating or idling. Maximize your vehicle’s fuel economy by accelerating gradually and try to keep a consistent speed, using cruise control functions when applicable.
Speeding burns 20% more fuel than travelling at 100km/h.
By implementing some of the suggested efficient driving techniques and paying close attention to fuel consumption monitoring displays available on most newer car models, you can take a more active role in your own fuel efficiency efforts.