In these days of high gas prices, getting better gas mileage means more cash in your pocket. As you can imagine, someone already gave search for better mileage a name....

**Hypermiling!**

**Let's do the math**to see if Hypermiling is worth the effort.

**Regular Driving**

Using typical driving techniques, our example car gets 20 miles per gallon. With a tank capacity of 15 gallons, your range would be 300 miles. With a gas price of $2.80/gallon, driving 300 miles would cost you $42.

**Hypermiling**

Using hypermiling techniques (see links below), our car could get 27 miles per gallon. Our range would now be 405 miles. So it would cost you the same $42 to drive 105 miles further. Or, put another way, it would cost you a little over $31 to drive 300 miles. Either way you look at it, the cash savings is significant.

**How to Hypermile**

So it looks like the savings could be significant if take the time to learn how to hypermile when you drive. Here are some useful online resources about hypermiling:

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