For a rational Indian consumer, fuel efficiency of a vehicle is one of the most considerable points while making a purchase decision. And with rapidly mounting petrol prices, it has become pressing need for the day that he takes home a fuel efficient vehicle. Though, cars come with certified fuel efficiency figures to let you choose the best one out of the lot; a big factor that hampers the company claimed mileage is driving habits. Here are few tips to maintain your car so that you can get best out of it and can enjoy cost-effective ride.
The very first thing you need to take care is to avoid destructive driving habits as rapid hastening followed by sudden braking can lower the mileage by 10%. Moreover, drive the vehicle within posted speed limits in car’s manual. Usually petrol car being run at 60-70 kmph speed reduces fuel consumption by 10%.