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Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your Indiana Driving

April 17, 2022



Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Fort Wayne knows this makes sense.

Some of us in the Fort Wayne area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.

Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies: well, just take a look around the passenger compartment and trunk. I think my car has about 45 pounds of french fries on the floor.

All that extra weight wastes gas as you drive between here and there, and everywhere else.

Lose the junk and save some money.

...And you really only need one of those spare tires.

Tuffy Fort Wayne (W. Jefferson Blvd)
5624 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46804
260-436-5377
https://www.tuffywestjefferson.com

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