Tri County Collision Center
by admin, January 26, 2022, Tips
We all want to save on gas during these unprecedented times and save a dollar or two. Here are some ways to help you do that. If you drive frequently, commuting in the Southampton and surrounding areas these fuel saving tips will benefit you!
Take it easy on the wheels and engine!
If you drive erratically your gas usage will be too. A smoother ride will save on gas and energy with braking, speeding up, and slowing down. Don’t be hard on your car and it won’t be hard on fuel.
Keep your tires inflated
Poorly inflated tires can cause poor gas mileage. Your engine has to work harder in order to keep up with the tire resistance. Be sure to check your vehicle’s manual or tires for the correct pressure.
Your car needs to breathe!
Replace air filters regularly. Fuel efficiency depends greatly on a very small cost-effective detail. An average car should change it between 15k-30k miles. With clogged filters your car burns more energy to meet the increased demand and burns more fuel in order to operate.
Tune it up and get oil changes!
This is a no brainer and should be done seasonally, as well as oil changes every 2-6k miles depending on the oil you are using and the age of your car. Your car needs to run at its best and a tune up is a must in order for it to run in its optimal state. This will help prevent burning unnecessary fuel and performing at its best. Your car needs to replenish just like we do with water.
Car maintenance and inspection
A car has a lot of moving pieces and parts. In order to get it running top-notch and getting the best gas mileage possible, make sure that you are having a maintenance check regularly. Your local auto mechanic shop can help! It’s worth every penny you save in fuel and on parts to fix neglected maintenance.
Keep fuel costs in mind when buying a new car
There are a lot of new cars that have way better gas mileage than older gas guzzlers. The car you purchase makes a big difference in the fuel usage. The engine size and MPG (miles per gallon) are questions to ask when buying a new or used car.
Tri County Collision Center is an ASE / I-CAR® GOLD certified auto body shop located in Southampton, PA. Call one of our technicians today to learn more about our collision repair and auto painting services. We are OEM certified collision repair facility for INFINITI, Nissan, Hyundai, Kia, Acura, Honda, GM, Chrysler, Ford, Dodge and Jeep.
Tri-County Collision Center is conveniently located near the PA turnpike, route 95 and Street Road, County Line Road and Second Street Pike at 995 Jaymor Road, Southampton, PA 18966. Give us a call at 215.322.5350 or just stop in if you’re in need of auto collision services.
Tri County Collision Center’s shop hours are Monday-Friday 8am-6pm, and Saturday by appointment. We would be happy to supply you with an auto repair quote online or over the phone and we always welcome comments and suggestions.
Need a tow or a rental car due an auto collision accident? No worries, Tri County Collision Center also provides services for tow, rental car, and insurance claims assistance. You are in good hands with a trusted collision shop in Southampton, PA.