Fuel consumption is always a matter of concern for travellers. Simply rent a car Thessaloniki offers you a wide range of fuel efficient cars, including Euro 5 and Euro 6 classification engines from new technology low consumption petrol cars, to diesel and hybrid choices. Make the most of your fuel by choosing the right car and adopting some of the following tips
- Try not to use the car for short distances. Trips of less than five kilometres can be the chance to walk or cycle and get that exercise you need for the day. Using the car for such short distances end up in polluting more and consuming more fuel as the engine does not get to reach its normal operating temperature.
- If you rent a manual transmission car try to drive in the right gear. Most our fleet is equipped with the gear shift indicator which suggests at any time the gear you have to use for the lowest possible consumption. This also differs between the petrol and diesel engines.Driving in a gear lower than you need triggers higher fuel consumption. If you rent a car with automatic transmission try to ease back slightly on the accelerator once the car reaches the desirable speed and avoid sport option as it drops the car into a lower gear consuming more fuel.
- Another crucial tip for fuel economy is to drive as smooth as possible, avoiding travelling during rash hours. Take it easy on the accelerator leaving enough distance from the proceeding car in order to travel with the flow of traffic.