How to Be Fuel Efficient When Driving

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Are you wondering how to be fuel-efficient, Farmington drivers? If so, the answer lies within the vehicle you drive and your driving habits. If your current vehicle is a gas-guzzling machine, there are steps you can take to decrease time at the pumps. At University Mazda, we want you to love driving your car, truck, or SUV. Here are tips on starting fuel-efficient driving habits, today.

6 Fuel-Efficient Driving Habits You Can Start Today!

Check out these driving habits that will help drivers in Santa Fe, and Rio Rancho save on gas! We hope your time is spent more in your Mazda than at the pumps!

  • Accelerate Softly: Pressing lightly on the gas pedal can help you save on fuel.
  • Plan Ahead for Traffic: Try and avoid traffic as much as possible. The constant braking and accelerating of your car will eat away at your gas, causing damage to your vehicle over time. Form better driving habits by beating the traffic.
  • Avoid High Speeds: If you can stay off the highway and travel at speed limits posted, you will save on gas.
  • Coast to a Stop: You should avoid quick stops and, instead, coast to a halt. Taking your time stopping at a red light or stop sign can make a difference.
  • How Can You Save Fuel While Driving On Hills: Lower your speed when you start uphill and use your car’s forward force to coast downhill.
  • Use Air Conditioning Sparingly: An air-conditioner can make a heatwave bearable when driving, but it, too, increases fuel usage by twenty percent. To save, use the re-circulation function instead, and you will increase your fuel efficiency.
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Learn Fuel-Efficient Driving Habits With Your Friends at University Mazda!

At University Mazda, we love helping you save. We want you to enjoy your new Mazda and spend less time worrying. Check out our new vehicle specials to save more on one of our fuel-efficient models. We hope our fuel-efficient driving habits help you save at the pumps. Connect with us to book your next appointment, to learn how to buy a car out of state, or to learn more service tips!

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