car has to work a lot harder to accelerate.
Remove roof racks if you are not using them. Even unused roof racks add wind resistance, making the engine work harder.
Turn air-conditioning off; up to eight per cent of your fuel bill goes on it. I am not saying that you should sit in your car and boil like a lobster, but be aware of the cost.
Do not fill up your tank to full. Formula One racing drivers go faster towards the end of the race as there is less petrol in the car, so less weight. Be a petrol-saving nerd by only topping up to three-quarters full. Though only if your cheapest petrol station is on a regular route, so you won’t need extra trips to fill up.
ROUTE 2. DRIVE EFFICIENTLY
This is the biggest saving, though people find it hard to visualise as