If you’re looking for more ways to save gas (and thus, money!), then here is something you’ve probably never thought about before, but can make a big difference. Cars have an optimal speed for gas efficiency, and that speed is around 60mph or less. “In a typical family sedan, every 10 miles per hour you drive over 60 is like the price of gasoline going up about 54 cents a gallon,” according to this CNN article. The reason is simply air resistance! The savings can really add up, especially if you do a lot of highway driving.
Interested in other ways to save gas? Check out these older (but still relevant) blog posts: