Raymond Yeo, Training Manager at Premium Automobiles shares his experience on consistently achieving more than 800km with a single tank of fuel on his personal Audi A3 Sportback 1.0 TFSI. Anticipate traffic >
Slow down gradually instead of braking suddenly. Coast to decelerate >
Take your foot off the accelerator, allow the car to coast before braking gently. Smooth driving is vital >
Accelerate as gently and as smoothly as possible. Maintain steady speed >
Keep speed at a constant range and use cruise control whenever possible. Keep within speed limits >
High speed = high fuel consumption, low speed = low fuel consumption. Here are some tips: >
Avoid idling your vehicle unnecessarily >
Check your tyres’ pressure at least once a month >
Do not carry unnecessary weight >
Plan your trips to avoid congestion and unnecessary detours >
Set air-conditioning to a comfortable 22 degrees, lower fan speed when cabin has cooled >
Use “Comfort” or “Auto” mode in Audi drive select >
Maintain and service your car regularly
Fuel consumption may vary according to individual driving styles/routes, vehicle age/condition and traffic conditions.
Raymond’s daily commute is from Punggol Place to Alexandra Road and his one-way route is approximately 27km, between 8am to 9am and 7pm to 8pm, with a mix of expressways and small roads. His vehicle load is usually 1-2 pax on a weekday 1-5 pax on a weekday lunchtime and 2-5 pax on the weekends.