Tire Inflation and Fuel Economy

Tire Inflation & Your Fuel Economy

The number one way tires affect fuel efficiency is through proper tire inflation. While we’ve recently enjoyed lower gas prices, according to many of the latest reports, gas prices will be anything but stable for the next few weeks. I don’t know about you, but no matter how low gas prices go, I’m always looking to be as efficient as possible. I must confess that I used to inflate my … Continue reading

Taking Care of an Aging Car

The average age of cars and trucks on the roads in the United States is the highest it’s ever been: 10.8 years. Because so many of us rely on our older cars or trucks to be around for as long as possible, it’s important to take good care of them. If you’re one of the many drivers on the road today with a vehicle that’s around 10 years old, then … Continue reading

Nissan Toots Its Own Horn

The Easy Fill Tire Alert system that’s standard on 2013 and later Nissan model years uses the vehicle’s horn to help you fill up your tires correctly. The Easy Fill technology alerts you when your tire air pressure is below what Nissan recommends for your vehicle. All you have to do is fill the tires with air until you hear your horn honk. That signals that your tires have reached … Continue reading

Pressure this Labor Day Weekend

Tire pressure, that is. Labor Day weekend can be filled with picnics, parties, and that last road trip of the summer. One of the best — and easiest — things you can do to help keep your car running smoothly is check your tire pressure. Tire pressure not only helps you get the most mileage out of your tires, but it also helps save money at the gas pump. With … Continue reading