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8 tips to maximise your petrol while prices are at an all time high
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8 tips to maximise your petrol while prices are at an all time high

Chances are your last fuel top up stung more than usual...
4 October 2018 12:00PM
  1. Don't speed
  2. Make sure your tyre pressure is correct
  3. Avoid using the air con
  4. Take off any roof racks
  5. Drive smoothly
  6. Keep your load down
  7. Reduce idling time
  8. Avoid making short trips

A study from the AA found that making these small adjustments can actually have quite an impact on your fuel!

  • Poor driving style - used almost 20% more
  • Added weight and drag - used 11.11% more
  • Incorrect tyre pressures - used 7.76% more
  • Air conditioning off - saved 8.68%*
  • Using fuel-efficient tyres - saved 4.71%

There's also a great app that Kiwis can use to find the cheapest petrol station in your corner of NZ.