How to save money on your car

You can drastically cut costs

How to save money on your car

The cost of driving can easily snowball with insurance, fuel bills and repairs all eating in to your bank balance.

But if you depend on your car to get you from A to B it's time to think about how you can cut costs.

Compare your petrol prices

This may seem obvious, but you can make it a lot easier by using sites such as petrolprices.com. This allows you to compare prices quickly and easily without having to drive around looking, and wasting more petrol! Travelling a mile or so extra could save you a significant chunk of money over the course of a year.

Make your car more efficient

Making a couple of changes within in the car could dramatically change fuel efficiency and bills. Making sure your tires are inflated is a good start - if you have low pressure tires they will drag when driving and make the car use more fuel. Another tip is to turn your aircon off when driving at lower speeds, this can increase the fuel efficiency by up to 10%.

Be specific with insurers

Always shop around before you renew your car insurance, you could be missing out on a great deal by sticking with what you have. There are lots of ways to get your quote down too - adding a second, more experienced driver or being more specific about your job title can make a difference. The best thing to do is put your information into a comparison website and see what the best offers are.

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