How fuel efficient is your driving

We’ve some simple hints and tips that can help cut your fuel bill, get you to your destination safely, whether you are driving around town or making a big road trip. Find out more using the tool below.

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Use the slider to select the number of kms (in thousands) you travel each year
Does your vehicle have ENERGYWISE approved fuel efficient tyres?

Fit ENERGYWISE approved tyres and you could save up to ${{model.getSavingsVal('energywisetyres')}}
a year

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When did you last check your tyre pressure?

Inflate your tyres correctly and you could save${{model.getSavingsVal('tyres')}}
a year

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Tyres naturally lose around one to two psi of pressure per month. It’s a good idea to check them regularly, and especially before you hit the road for any long drives.

Find your car’s correct tyre pressure on the driver’s side door frame, inside the petrol flap or in your owner’s manual.

Do you empty your boot when you get to your destination?

Empty your boot and you could save${{model.getSavingsVal('boot')}}
a year

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If you’re going on a big trip, chances are your boot is jam-packed full of gear for the beach, camp ground or ski field. The heavier the load, the harder your car’s engine needs to work keep the car moving, so unpack as much as possible when you get to your destination.

Is anything causing unnecessary drag on your car?

Take your roof rack, ski box or bike carrier off the car after use and save${{model.getSavingsVal('roof')}}
a year

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A roof box, bike carrier, or ski-rack can be a real drag on your car’s fuel economy. Taking them off when you’re not using them will avoid driving your fuel bill up unnecessarily.

When did you last service your car (in addition to getting a warrant of fitness)?

Get your car serviced every six months and you could save${{model.getSavingsVal('servicing')}}
a year

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Getting a service before you hit the road will ensure your car is in top notch condition, running efficiently and ready to get you to your destination safely.

How do you brake and accelerate, and what’s your speed on the open road?

Accelerate and brake smoothly around town, and stick to the speed limit on the open road and you could save${{model.getSavingsVal('drivingStyle')}}
a year

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Driving efficiently isn’t about driving slowly or holding up traffic, it is about accelerating smoothly, changing gears early, and sticking to the speed limit. Not only will it help you get to your destination safely, you’ll save on fuel.

How do you keep your car cool when the weather is hot?

Limit the use of your air-con by using your fan when possible and you could save${{model.getSavingsVal('temperature')}}
a year

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Wind your windows down around town but use air con when you’re on the open road for the most fuel efficient way to keep your car cool.

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Your results

${{model.totalSavings}}
A YEAR

Based on what you've told us, if you made some small changes to the way you drive and care for your car, you could save ${{model.totalSavings}} a year! {{model.getResultNote()}}

What to do now, next steps

DISCLAIMER: The information in this tool is provided for comparative purposes. Your actual savings per year may vary from that shown, depending on factors such as vehicle condition and any vehicle modifications, driving style, traffic conditions, distance travelled and fuel price variations.