Gas Petrol prices in the USA
.Wondering what the latest petrol prices are in the USA? Well now you can check
before you travel. Simply use the map below to find your USA car hire location and
check the current gas price. (Use your mouse pointer to drag and scroll in and out
of the map)
Here are a few fuel saving tips for driving in the USA.
Avoid high speeds
As your speed increases, your aerodynamic drag increases in an exponential fashion.
Driving 62 mph (100 km/h) vs 75 mph (120 km/h) will reduce fuel consumption by about
Do Not Accelerate or Brake Hard
By anticipating the traffic and applying slow steady acceleration and braking, fuel
economy may increase by as much as 20%..
Keep Tires Properly Inflated
Keep tire air pressure at the level recommended by your vehicle manufacturer. A
single tire under inflated by 2 PSI, increases fuel consumption by 1%.
Use Air Con Sparingly
When the air conditioner is on it puts extra load on the engine forcing more fuel
to be used (by about 20%). The defrost position on most vehicles also uses the air
Keep Windows Closed
Windows open, especially at highway speeds, increase drag and result in decreased
fuel economy of up to 10%.
Use Cruise Control
Maintaining a constant speed over long distances often saves gas.
Avoid Long Idles
If you anticipate being stopped for more than 1 minute, shut off the car. Restarting
the car uses less fuel than letting it idle for this time.
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