Everyone can get better gas mileage out of their cars, according to fueleconomy.gov. Tips to consider when driving:
Don’t speed. In general, fuel efficiency tanks once you break 60 miles per hour.
Empty the trunk. Every excess 100 pounds in your car cuts your miles-per-gallon by 2 percent.
Fix the filters. Clogged air filters drag down gas mileage by as much as 10 percent.
Add air. Properly inflated tires can boost mileage up to 3 percent.
Time it right. Avoid peak commuting hours; you burn fuel while idling in traffic.