Articles about Fuel Efficiency

It feels as if you’re actually in the bucket seat.
Control which way you face during this drift session. Using a 180-degree camera, this guy gives you a taste of drifting by looking where you want, when you want, as if you were in the actual passenger seat yourself. Pretty cool.
No, the gasoline variant isn’t available here
Trucks and 'most efficient' aren't words you normally hear in the same sentence. But here we are with the Ford Ranger ending 2018 as the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) "most fuel-efficient gas-powered midsize pickup."The US-spec
Rider from Cagayan de Oro City proves his mastery of throttle control
In these trying times of high gas prices, fuel economy is a factor that's more important than power or torque when it comes to buying a motorcycle for daily use. Reaching a figure like 40km/L is quite a feat, with
Using a more realistic testing approach
In March 2018, jaws dropped when organizers of the Petron Safe Run, a fuel-economy run staged in Central and Northern Luzon, announced the results of the event.Riding a Yamaha Sight 115, Robby Malapitan posted an astonishing 129km/L after traveling
We're not completely helpless. We hope
It doesn't look like local fuel prices are going to stabilize any time soon. It's a bummer, but the Philippine government has already said it's doing everything it can to come up with a solution."So
Only if you are believer of 'tiis-ganda'
Let's run a quick survey. Choose one: Small bike or big bike. We bet majority of those wanting to own a motorbike would rather go for stallions with large engine displacements instead of smaller scooters or underbones. For one, big
It's not cheap
Ever since the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) package was passed into law, fuel prices across the country have skyrocketed. The race is ongoing to be the most frugal motorist (and manufacturer) in the land.For those of you out
Moderation is key
There really is no sorcery behind saving fuel, as it is all science and all it takes is a good dose of common sense. As car guys, we love to give our rides a good thrashing, but seeing the fuel gauge drop
Those km/L numbers can be exaggerated in ads
What are the implications when a carmaker releases false environmental impact figures like km/L or, more important, kg CO2/L? Can it be taken to court?Yes, a car manufacturer may be taken to court and be held liable under the
The early bird gets the worm
As the struggle wages on with the daily realities of Manila's extreme congestion, we all deserve a bit of space to let loose and relax during weekends. Thing is, if you do decide to sleep in, but plan to do groceries,
Here are her 10 winning tips
Elizabeth 'Liz' Perez patiently waited for six years to prove herself.You see, Liz likes to join motorcycle fuel economy events. This is the kind of event that requires the rider to maximize every drop of gasoline and also determines his or
Here's the list of winners from the Petron Safe Run
After surviving hundreds of kilometers of riding on varied road conditions, enduring the hot temperatures and rider fatigue, the Yamaha Sight 115 emerged as the most fuel-efficient among the 280 motorbikes that joined one of the country's prestigious fuel economy
Wanderlust isn't going to foot the bill
Yes, road trips are supposed to be about having fun and the joy of the drive. Unfortunately, wanderlust and a sense of adventure aren't going to foot the bill.Depending on where you're headed and whether or not Mommy and
What can happen?
Hello, Top Gear Philippines. Thank you for being heaven-sent to guys new to the car world like me! Your articles are both informative and practical. Thank you so much. However, I do have questions.1. Does frequent changing of fuel octane
A common problem
Hi Top Gear PH,Seeing the 10 pesos per liter promo of Phoenix because of their 10th anniversary surprised me and made me feel bad I did not make it. Though it made me think, ever since I have been fueling up
We took them up to Baguio to find out
In the early 2000s, I distinctly remember the series of advertisements released by Petron for its Extra Mile Challenge. In them, you'd see journalists and racers drive the first-generation Honda Jazz from Manila on one tank of gas just to
Not bad at all
It's hard to appreciate fuel at first glance. Unlike a car, you can't admire its look, design, or even the way it sounds. Instead, what you're left with is a dark liquid that you can only feel once it'
Memorize these
When you pull up to a gas station, you're faced with a myriad of gasoline choices, each one labeled with a different octane rating. These digits can seem like hieroglyphics to newbie car owners. It doesn't help that each gasoline
An age-old question
When it comes to the subject of fuel octane rating, many go by what their automotive mentor, either dear old kuya manong driver or tito na marunong sa kotse, tells them without really knowing or questioning why. It's one of the
The fix can be time-consuming
Hi Ferman Lao,My 2011 Toyota Corolla Altis M/T 1.6G is producing a foul smell from its exhaust. It started in 2014. Then, one of the ignition coils died while I was driving. I replaced just the busted unit despite "
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