Improving your gas mileage is something that everyone wants to do.  Here are some tips and tricks to make your car go the extra mile.  Make sure to keep your car clean because that can help your gas mileage up to 7 percent.

Don’t top off your tank, even if you’re sure your next fill-up will cost more. Once the nozzle clicks off, any additional gas winds up in the hose, back in the storage tank, or down the side of you vehicle.

Don’t idle. If you’re stuck in traffic for more than a minute, shut off the engine.

Don’t park in the sun. Heat speeds fuel evaporation, even while the vehicle sits.

Don’t drive dirty. Keeping a car clean and waxed improves aerodynamics and mileage (up to 7 percent.)

Don’t leave your windows down on the highway, where the A/C is more efficient because open windows cause drag.

Do drive the speel limit. Each mile you drive over 60mph is like paying 20 cents more a gallon of gas

Do avoid quick starts and stops. They can decrease mileage as much as 5 percont.

Do remove any extra weight. An extra 100 lbs in the trunk cuts mileage by 1 to two percent. Detach the roof rack to minimize drag.

Do leave your windows down when driving around town instead of using the air conditioner.

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With 16 Convenient Locations - There is a Mr. Magic Car Wash Near You!

  • Banksville

    2752 Banksville Rd.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15216

  • Bethel Park

    2705 South Park Rd.
    Bethel Park, PA 15102
    Formerly Bethel Park Rapid Wash

  • Bethel Park

    5150 Library Rd.
    Bethel Park, PA 15102
    Formerly Buggy Bath Car Wash

  • Brentwood

    3800 Saw Mill Run Blvd.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15221

  • Bridgeville

    1185 Washington Pike
    Bridgeville, PA 15017

  • Butler

    1136 N Main St Ext
    Butler Twp PA 16001
    Formerly C&S Wonder Wash

  • Castle Shannon

    427 Mt. Lebanon Blvd.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15234

  • Cranberry Twp.

    20320 Route 19
    Cranberry, PA 16066
    Formerly Jerry’s Car Wash

  • East Liberty

    970 Washington Blvd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    Formerly Clean Car Express

  • McCandless

    5503 Babcock Blvd.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15237
    Formerly Jerry’s Car Wash

  • Moon Township

    8650 University Blvd.
    Coraopolis, PA 15108
    Formerly Globe Car Wash

  • Pleasant Hills

    107 Clairton Blvd.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15236
    Formerly Mr. Speedy's Car Wash

  • Upper St. Clair

    1860 Painters Run Rd.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15241

  • Wexford

    11150 Perry Highway
    Wexford, PA 15090
    Formerly Jerry’s Car Wash

  • Morgantown, WV

    3 Chaplin Rd.
    Morgantown, WV 26501
    (833) 456-2747

    767 Chestnut Ridge Rd.
    Morgantown, WV 26505
    (833) 456-2747

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