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Tips for Driving Economically and Environmentally Friendly

How to Save Fuel with the Right Tires for Your Car

Driving economically can help you save money on fuel and protect the environment. There are some simple measures you can take to reduce your fuel consumption, such as getting your car serviced regularly, controlling your speed and gear changes, avoiding unnecessary weight, and limiting the use of air conditioning. But one of the most important factors for saving fuel is your tires.

Your tires have a direct impact on your road grip, braking distance, and fuel consumption. Factors such as tire pressure, wear condition, tread type, and quality play a significant role in this.


With the right tire choice and care, you can not only save fuel but also drive more safely and comfortably. So what can you do to drive economically with your tires? Here are some tips:

  • Check your tire pressure: Underinflated tires require more energy to roll. Furthermore, tires that are loosely mounted on the rim can lose pressure over time.

Optimal tire pressure can save you up to 5% of fuel. Low tire pressure increases friction on the road and thus increases fuel consumption.

Therefore, check your tire pressure at least once a month and adjust it according to the specifications in your vehicle’s owner’s manual.

  • Rotate your tires regularly: To monitor the wear of your tires and ensure even wear, you should rotate your tires regularly. Rotating means swapping the front and rear tires. This should be done every 10,000 kilometers.

This way, you can extend the life of your tires, improve road grip, and save fuel.

  • Choose fuel-efficient tires: When choosing tires, don’t just look at the price or brand. Also pay attention to the tire labels. These labels provide information about the performance of the tires in terms of wet grip, braking distance, noise, level, and fuel efficiency.

Fuel efficiency is indicated by letters from A to G. A is the best fuel efficiency and G is the worst. By choosing fuel-efficient tires, you can reduce your fuel consumption.

  • Use high-quality and reliable tires: The quality and reliability of your tires are crucial for your safety and the performance of your vehicle. Cheap or unsuitable tires can endanger your safety and increase your fuel consumption. That is why we recommend that you select trustworthy brands when buying tires.


Avoid aggressive driving behaviors such as rapid acceleration, hard braking, and high speeds. These driving styles can lead to increased fuel consumption. Instead, practice smooth and gradual acceleration and braking. Here are a few more tips:

  • Keep your speed steady:  Maintaining a steady speed can help improve fuel efficiency. On highways, use cruise control to maintain a steady speed and avoid unnecessary speed changes.
  • Avoid idling: Idling consumes fuel without any meaningful movement. If you plan to be stationary for more than a minute, it is often better to turn off the engine and restart it when you are ready to continue.
  • Reduce ballast: Vehicle ballast can affect fuel efficiency. Remove unnecessary items from the trunk or roof to reduce the overall weight of the vehicle.
  • Plan efficient routes: Use navigation systems to find the most direct and efficient route to your destination. Avoid heavy traffic when possible to avoid fuel-wasting stop-and-go situations.


If you follow these tips, you can save fuel with your tires. Remember:

Saving fuel for your car starts with the tires. To drive economically, choose your tires correctly and don’t neglect their maintenance.