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When my car died for the fifth time this year, I knew that I needed to do something to improve things. I decided to start looking around for little upgrades that I could do on my own, and I ended up completely replacing the oil and changing out the air filter. The difference was astounding. My car seemed to have more power, and so I decided to keep going with my little tune-ups. This blog is all about improving your car one thing at a time and knowing what to do if you encounter car problems when you are on the road.

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3 Types Of Vehicles To Consider For Commuting

Buying a commuter vehicle can often be a bit difficult, mostly because there are quite a few different models and types to choose from that can each bring something different to the table. Listed below are three commuter vehicles to consider when shopping around for a new car.

Hybrid

One of the best options available for many commuters is a hybrid vehicle. A hybrid vehicle uses a combination of traditional gasoline and electricity to greatly increase its fuel economy, which makes it ideal for a commuter vehicle since commuting is the activity that tends to put the most miles on a person's vehicle.

A great benefit of choosing a hybrid is that you have a large number of options available to you as most auto manufacturers will offer at least one hybrid option. In addition, you do not have to stick to a small car or a car that you dislike the appearance of, mostly because auto manufacturers have taken to offering hybrid SUVs and hybrid variants of their most popular vehicles. In many cases, a hybrid variant of a popular model can often have substantially better fuel economy than the standard model.

Diesel

Another option to consider when commuting is a diesel vehicle. A diesel vehicle is a good choice because it has better fuel economy than a traditional gasoline-powered car.

Sure, diesel fuel will typically cost more than normal gasoline when you fill up at the pump, but it will also last quite a bit longer, which will save you money in the end. Diesel vehicles also tend to be quite powerful, which is a nice bonus for your commute if you do not want to sacrifice performance for fuel economy. 

Sports Car

Finally, since you will be spending a large portion of your driving time going to and from work, you might as well have a bit of fun on that drive. In that case, you will want to consider purchasing a small, two-seater sports car for your commute. The reason that you will want to select a small sports car versus a larger one is that the smaller one will often be able to provide you with great handling and power but still keep your fuel economy within reasonable levels. 

Visit your local auto dealership today in order to test-drive the large number of suitable commuter vehicles that are available. Hybrid and diesel vehicles are great options for decreasing your fuel costs on your commute while a small sports car can add some fun and excitement to an otherwise boring commute.

For cars for sale, contact a company such as Texas Automotive Performance