How Much Can I Save?
A car that’s not properly maintained can cost more than $1,600 every year in added fuel costs, according to automotive consultant Greg Dana. For SUV drivers, that expense jumps to more than $2,400 a year.
Improperly inflated tires can cut your gas mileage by 3 percent. A single misfiring spark plug can reduce fuel economy by 4 percent. See below how specific maintenance items can cost you, and plan to take your vehicle in for a free Green Checkup.