Fuel Economy Tips – Penjimatan Minyak Petrol
Because of fuel price increased, we need to consider more on how we can use our car with the most fuel economy strategy. below are usefull tips to save your fuel and also your money.
1) Make sure tyre pressure is correct. This is very important.
2) Try to drive with very light foot. Dont go over rev your engine. As long as your car can go with the lowest RPM is the best way to make your car fuel economic. For manual, try to use higher gear most of the time. For Auto, put your foot slowly to increase speed, dont accelerate fast.
3) Service car on time. Best 5,000km. It will make your engine running smooth again and restore it’s fuel economy features. Change the oil filter, engine oil and airfilter!
4) Wash your car at least once a month. You will feel the different.
5) Dont use aircond if possible. If not, just put the aircond to the minimum level. While cruising, better use aircond than open your window to reduce the aerodynamic drag and your car can run faster with better aerodynamic.
6) Start engine and drive slowly with normal RPM. No need to warm up or “panaskan” enjin because it will consume your fuel without any kilometres.
7) Every 2 service, get some oil treatment to treat your engine back to its optimum performance.
8) For long distance travel, choose to travel at night or at low temperature day. your engine will suck cool air and it will be more efficient.
9) Dont forget to clean your throttle body (for fuel injection car) and carburator intake with special cleaning spray cost about RM10 per can only. To remove all carbon that makes your engine perfomance drop against engine running period.
Alternative ways to save fuel :
1) Install NGV (Natural Gas) – It will cost around RM2k to 9k but you save more than that on your fuel consumption. RM1 can go up to
2) Buy most fuel efficient car > kancil, kelisa, viva, savvy, honda city i-dsi, hybrid car such as honda civic hybrid.
3) Get better air filter such as K&N > high flow of air will increase better combustion (drop in type is better for fuel economy)
Tips penjimatan petrol di atas terbukti berkesan dan merupakan cara terbaik untuk menjimatkan petrol. Jika ada cara lain untuk menjimatkan minyak, sila kongsikan bersama dalam ruangan komen di bawah.
If there is any other usefull tips to save fuel, kindly share here..