Gas-Saving Products

"Gas-Saving"Products When gas prices go up, it seems like the number of ads for gas-saving products does, too. Although there are practical steps you can take to increase your gas mileage, be on the lookout for gas-saving claims for automotive devices or oil and gas additives Autel Maxivideo MV400. Even for the few gas-saving products that have been found to work, the savings are small. The difference between a car that gets 20 MPG (miles per gallon) and one that gets 30 MPG amounts to $4,375 over 5 years, assuming gas costs $3.50 per gallon and you drive 15,000 miles a year. Visit for gas mileage estimates and other information for cars dating from 1985. ´╗┐Devices Tested by EPA In the past, EPA tested many types of"gas-saving"products as part of its Voluntary Aftermarket Retrofit Device Evaluation Program. Most devices tested had little to no effect on fuel economy or exhaust emissions; some even had a negative effect Autel MaxiTPMS TS601. For the specific products' test results, visit EPA's website. EPA testing also has received no credible data showing a positive effect on fuel economy from: Devices that turn water into fuel Fuel line devices Mixture enhancers
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