Anyone have any ideas as to why my car is using ALOT more gas then usual?
I drive a 2005 Honda Civic LX. I got it in 2006 used. Since then I've lived in Utah, Nevada, Korea and North Carolina (took car to all places). We've just recently got a new alternator, battery and air filter. We had the oil changed about 6 weeks ago and the tires are all new Hankook Tires (purchased in korea which was a rip off!) and we keep them at the pressure recommended. However lately my car is suddenly using a lot of gas. I put 13.5 gallons in the car yesterday and have maybe driven the car 35-45 miles today at most and im already down to 1/2 tank. Any ideas why its suddenly burning fuel so quick? My car has usually gotten 33-36 miles per gallon. There is no gas leak ... what could it be?
** my gas mileage as dropped horribly has nothing to do with cost of gas. my car takes a little over 14 gallons of gas. yesterday i put in 13.4 gallons which put it over the full like on my gauge, now my gauge is at the half point. 1 day of driving and only driving 45ish miles in one day shouldnt drop my gas tank to half a tank from a full tank. again this has nothing to do with the price of gas but with how much gas my car is burning.