If there is one thing you can bet in today's economy, it is the rise in the price of regular gasoline. The occasional lower cost provides little relief because it is usually followed by another increase more. However, the means exist to ease the blow to your budget, and vehicle manufacturers also do their part.
Nissan has already taken great strides towards greener transport solutions. At the end of 2010, the Nissan juke car manufacturers officially launched the first mass-market 100% of world output, zero-emission electric vehicle, the Nissan LEAF. The battery-powered EV has a power of 80kW lithium-ion battery and a top speed of 145 km / h when it can travel up to 160 kilometers on a single charge.
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Although the LEAF is not available in some parts of the world yet, Nissan supplies the local market with fuel-efficient vehicle options. The hatch Nissan Micra, Juke crossover NP200 bakkie, and all competitive fuel economy class offer that could save thousands of owners on their annual fuel budget. The model gasoline 1.2L Nissan Micra such promises exceptionally low combined fuel consumption figures of just 5.2L / 100 km that allows you to travel more than 20 kilometers on a liter of fuel.
There are of course other ways to reduce your fuel costs, some more obvious than others, such as carpooling and public transportation. Reducing air conditioner use, minimizing the idling of vehicles, avoiding overload, and lowering wind resistance will certainly fuel consumption down your vehicle.
Dirty air filters and under-inflated tires can also increase fuel consumption, so it is wise to ensure regular maintenance of your vehicle. Aggressive driving such as tailgating, speeding, sudden braking, and erratic acceleration also raise the fuel consumption of your vehicle and cause unnecessary wear. Traffic congestion is another culprit avoided if the morning and in the afternoon the city makes the journey impossible.