Do bigger rims affect gas mileage?

Answer Larger rims weigh more than standard rims. For every 50 pounds, you lose one percent of gas mileage. The larger and heavier the rims, the more your gas mileage will decrease, though not by a subs... Read More »

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How to Put Bigger Rims on a Truck?

A growing trend is to get bigger rims on vehicles. This is a trend that was started mainly by hip-hop artists. They placed thin tires on 22.5-inch rims to replace their old vehicle rims and tires. ... Read More »

How to Install Bigger Rims on a Toyota Corolla?

The Toyota Corolla is a well-known Japanese car that sells in large numbers in the U.S. One common upgrade made to Corollas by their owners is the installation of larger wheels and tires. This can ... Read More »

How does weight affect gas mileage?

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, an extra 100 lbs. of weight in a vehicle can reduce vehicle fuel efficiency by 2 percent. Extra weight requires the engine to work harder, requiring more... Read More »

Does air conditioning affect gas mileage?

Using the air conditioning in your vehicle may actually decrease the mileage you get by about 20 percent. If you drive a hybrid automobile, the loss of mileage and fuel efficiency may be between 15... Read More »