As a community member of Sioux Falls since 1965, Vern Eide Motorcars has always been involved in the community. From employees donating their time to nonprofits, to providing environmentally friendly automobiles, Vern Eide is always striving to do what’s right. So when it comes to driving around Sioux Falls or taking a road trip, we outlined some tips to help you optimize your vehicle’s MPG (miles per gallon) and steps to becoming a more fuel efficient driver.
Before you know if you’re improving your new or used vehicle’s MPG, you need to start by understanding your current MPG. It’s a pretty simple process but getting started is the key!
To calculate your fuel efficiency, simply divide the miles you drove by the fuel you put in your tank. Depending on how you typically drive your Honda, Acura, Toyota or any brand you purchased, knowing the difference on highway MPG vs city MPG is also crucial. The Black Hills in Rapid City are a common attraction in South Dakota, which many drivers visit every year. A road trip to visit Mt. Rushmore is an example of highway MPG and most vehicles will produce a higher MPG with an example like this. Cruising down to Falls Park and then hitting up your favorite local business Downtown Sioux Falls is an example of city MPG!
For your next road trip, improving your highway MPG is a great way to cut back on your expenses. A few tips on how you can improve fuel efficiency:
With a few simple tips, you increase your odds of improving your highway MPG. Our fun & friendly team at any Vern Eide location are happy to help check your tires, discuss options or simply help your vehicle perform at its optimal performance!
Vern Eide Motorcars has numerous locations that provide the area’s most reliable and trusted used, pre-owned and Certified selection of vehicles. And remember, when you locate a used vehicle for sale in Sioux Falls, make sure to have it checked out by one of the trained mechanics at any of our dealerships. We can also help you find you a comparable Certified vehicle that you can be sure is reliable. We can assist our customers with everything from financing to sales, service to repair – and more! We look forward to serving you soon.
OK, we’re off to a good start by outlining a few recommendations to improve fuel efficiency. By implementing a few additional tips you’ll be well on your way to becoming a more fuel-efficient driver. Whether you’re driving a new car or used SUV, these suggestions will help keep your vehicle in the best shape and protect your investment. The best way to maintain your vehicle’s value is to regular car maintenance, but for many reasons, we just don't do it often enough