Why Does Gas Mileage Drop with New Tires?

Do new tires affect gas mileage?

One little-known and somewhat controversial fact about new tires they are more likely to decrease your fuel economy than any other time during the life of your tire. This phenomenon is commonly referred to as “rolling resistance.” How New Tires Increase Fuel Consumption According to a study by Bridgestone, tire pressure has a direct impact … Read more

Does Turbo Increase mpg?

does turbo improve mpg

A turbocharger increases an engine’s power output by forcing more air into the cylinders and combustion chambers. This extra air produces more power. The extra power is a plus for any car, but especially for turbocharged autos because they produce significantly more power than their naturally aspirated counterparts. Does Turbo Increase Miles per Gallon(mpg)? A … Read more

Can SUVs Drive in Snow?

suv in snow

SUVs can drive in snow (to a certain extent). SUVs are vehicles that weigh 3,500 pounds and more. They can handle light to moderate snowfall conditions very well. However, they may have trouble driving if the road is covered with thick or icy snow. Also, SUVs may not do so well on steep hills or … Read more