6 Proven Ways to Get Better Fuel Efficiency in Cold Weather

Firestone Complete Auto Care | December 11, 2017

Winter temperatures can take a toll on your vehicle’s fuel efficiency. In fact, according to FuelEconomy.gov, gas mileage on conventional vehicles is about 12% lower at 20 degrees than it is at 77 degrees—that’s a huge difference! For hybrid vehicles, fuel economy drops even more dramatically in cold weather.

Learn why this gap in fuel efficiency exists in the winter, and save yourself some money with a few helpful strategies for winter vehicle care!