October 30, 2012 3:12 PM | By Mark Atkinson for MSN Autos
20 ways to save gas

Fluctuating prices mean you could pay more at the pump. While you won’t be able to control pump prices, we've got the best tips to get the most from each fill and some lesser known ways to cut costs from your overall gas bill



Fluctuating prices mean you could pay more at the pump. While you won’t be able to control pump prices, we've got the best tips to get the most from each fill and some lesser known ways to cut costs from your overall gas bill (© Photo: iStock)
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  • Fluctuating prices mean you could pay more at the pump. While you won’t be able to control pump prices, we've got the best tips to get the most from each fill and some lesser known ways to cut costs from your overall gas bill (© Photo: iStock)
  • 1. Proper vehicle choice (© Photo: iStock)
  • Proper vehicle choice (© Photo: Chevrolet)
  • 2. Drive economically (© Photo: AJAC/Michelle Siu)
  • Drive economically (© Photo: iStock)
  • 3. Coast in gear, not neutral (© Photo: iStock)
  • Coast in gear, not neutral (© Photo: iStock)
  • 4. Anticipate traffic lights (© Photo: iStock)
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With fuel prices in a constant state of fluctuation, and personal cash not exactly falling from above, it makes sense to try and save as much as possible. One of your biggest expenses is the vehicle sitting outside right now. Beyond the car's price or monthly payment, there's insurance, maintenance and parking that add up every month. And don't forget fuel — you'd never get anywhere without it.

Trying to stretch every drop of gasoline or diesel to go the extra mile in your car is a worthy goal. With a little help, you can help keep more dollars in your wallet and put fewer back into the pumps. Here are our 20 tips on how to save fuel.

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