Checking your gas mileage
To see if your efforts are having a positive effect, keep track of your gas mileage over the course of several months. Start with a full tank of gas and set your trip odometer to zero. The next time you fill up, write down the number of gallons you put in and the trip odometer reading. Divide the miles traveled by how many gallons you put in the tank. This will give you the miles per gallon you achieved. Perform this calculation each time you fill up to get a good handle on your gas mileage and to see if any changes you make are helping improve your fuel economy.
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