Outside of replacing the vehicle, there is not really much you can do. Keep it tuned up, and regular oil changes. These things are notorious for drinking gas. Even new ones. If it has a Quad-Jet Carb-Replace it with an Carter\AFB - Change Camshaft(check with your camshaft dealer 4 correct applacation)---Put in a Lower rear Gear(for the Highway) A GOOD Distributor with a HOT Coil.etc. ANSWER You can install an overdrive transmission. A 700R4 is a very common transmission swap. Your engine will drop 1000 RPMs at speeds above 40. And it has a lower 1st gear, so you use a lower throttle opening when excelerating from a stop. If the truck is a 4X4, you can also swap the transfer case to a NP208C, which is a lot lighter.
17mpg - 22mpg, depending on how the vehicle is being maintained. (Air filter, fuel filter, spark plugs & wires, accleration) all the usual things.
Lower emissions of CO and other greenhouse gasesHybrids provide a better mileage.
Cars get better gas mileage but have very little storage space. A truck is better for hauling things around, but not great on mileage. I think the ideal situation for a two vehicle household is to own both a car and a truck.
For all kinds of things. Better gas mileage, better tire life, so your car goes straight, so your wheel bearings last longer.
Gas mileage in any car depends on many things. Some are: How hard you accelerate. How well maintained the car is. Long or short journeys (short give worse mileage). How heavily loaded the car is. Whether you have a roof rack (without gives better mileage).
The Gas Mileage Bible is an entire book of different methods for improving gas mileage.
not an easy answer... but spend some time on www.hondasuv.com forums and ull see all the pros, cons, opinions, and the things we do in and to our crv's ;)
Depends on model year, condition, mileage, and options. All things you did not list.Depends on model year, condition, mileage, and options. All things you did not list.
Well there is not a good way to make a huge difference in your MPG but there are a few things you can do to make it a little better. You can buy an air intake system and have it installed (such as a K&N ). You can improve your mileage just by not letting your gas tank get less than half empty. For some reason or another you get better mileage by keeping it more than half full. You can also increase the quality of your gas by pumping it at the slowest rate possible. Also you get better mileage from places like Shell than you do at WalMart.
Hope things get better.
There are many things that can cause a 2000 Blazer to have hesitation problems. Some causes could be bad plugs and wires, fuel filter, or the EGR valve.
You can try a fuel catalyst. If you google, "how to improve gas mileage" you'll find a bunch of suggestions. I'm trying a product called Fuel Infusion (http://www.fuelinfusion.com) right now and seeing between 10-15% better mileage. There's lots of things to try, but this might be a good product to test.