Since 1965, Vern Eide Motorcars has always been involved in the Sioux Falls community. From employees donating their time 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 have outlined some tips to help you optimize your vehicle’s MPG (miles per gallon) and steps for 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 gas mileage. It’s a pretty simple process but getting started is the key.
To calculate your fuel efficiency just divide the miles you drove by the fuel you put in your tank. Depending on how you typically drive your Honda, Acura, Toyota, or whichever brand you purchased, knowing the difference between highway MPG versus city MPG is crucial. The Black Hills in Rapid City are a common attraction in South Dakota that 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 in this scenario. Cruising down to Falls Park and then hitting up your favorite local business in 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. Here are a few tips on how you can improve fuel efficiency:
With a few simple tips you increase the odds of improving your highway MPG. Each Vern Eide location has a fun and friendly team waiting to help check your tires, discuss options, or simply help your vehicle reach its optimal performance.
Okay, we’re off to a good start with these recommendations to improving 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 great shape and protect your investment. The best way to maintain your vehicle’s value is with regular car maintenance, but for many reasons, we just don't do it often enough.