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The More Power the Better!

Do you drive on a small (2-3) lane highway with a relatively efficient but underpowered car? You may be using the same amount of gas on that daily drive trying to pass traffic as a car that is more powerful. If you can't resist some enthusiastic driving, a more powerful car is maybe what you need. When you accelerate and mash the gas in your underpowered car, trying to pass traffic, you're being fuel inefficient. Try switching to a more powerful car (something around 300hp). You'll find that with more power, gradual acceleration will still provide enough power to pass other drivers, while returning back on fuel economy.

posted by crazjayz on February 10, 2009

this tip works for 21% of voting Fuelly members.

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