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Gas myths

Many of us have heard ideas of how to save gas, but some of them simply aren't true.
One of the most common myths, according to the EPA, is the smaller the car, the better.
   
Experts say due to advanced technologies you don't have to drive a tiny car now to get good fuel economy. 
   
For the 2014 model year, half of the most fuel efficient vehicles are midsize or large cars,
Another is you should let your car idle rather than turn your car off and on because restarting your car uses more gas than idling.
   
This is also not true.
Idling can use a quarter to a half gallon per hour while sitting for extended periods.