Tips for low-consumption driving of the winter is coming. While the temperatures drop in the cold months, shoots the fuel consumption. Germany’s big Autopportal auto.de reveals some tips that can reduce consumption by up to 20 percent. On unnecessary short-haul, like the trip to the nearest post box, is to renounce completely in the winter. Just in the first few kilometres, fuel consumption according to the oil company is Aral immensely high. By the lack of through rites also of engine wear is particularly strong.
For small distances is to make the car better and walking. The wintry weather has yet more problems for the consumption. Before the journey, the car must be often freed from snow and ice. This, it is advisable to use de-icer spray instead of a scratch the discs. The subsequent rinse with water ensures the ideal perspective.
In this way may be waived the rear window defroster and associated increased fuel consumption. A modern engine needs no warm-up time. Therefore, unnecessary downtime when running engines should be avoided. Switching off the engine is worth starting a period of 15 seconds. Still should be switched during the first 20 minutes of driving time, so at 2,000 RPM in the next aisle. Unnecessary acceleration and sudden braking or only provide increased consumption and wear. At the next shop visit, motorists should revert to a light oil. With the high-performance lubricant, fuel and electricity can be save. Also can be checked in on site also equal to the air filter, the lambda probe and the spark plugs. Who was travelling, should remember to remove unnecessary “Ballast” like roof racks. More information: ../Ratgeber-Spritsparend-Auto-fahren-im-Winter contact: Lisa Neumann University Service GmbH barefoot streets 12 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59