What is the meaning of fuel mileage?

What is the meaning of fuel mileage?

1. gas mileage – the ratio of the number of miles traveled to the number of gallons of gasoline burned. fuel consumption rate, gasoline mileage, mileage. ratio – the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)

How do you determine fuel mileage?


  1. Get the miles traveled from the trip odometer, or subtract the original odometer reading from the new one.
  2. Divide the miles traveled by the amount of gallons it took to refill the tank. The result will be your car’s average miles per gallon yield for that driving period.

Which is the correct definition of gas mileage?

mileage, fuel consumption rate, gasoline mileage, gas mileage (noun) the ratio of the number of miles traveled to the number of gallons of gasoline burned Mileage (n.)

What does the number of miles per gallon mean?

Mileage (n.) The number of miles that a vehicle can travel after consuming a certain quantity of fuel; in the United States, usually expressed in units of miles per gallon; as, smaller cars tend to get better mileage. It is sometimes used as a nmeasure of the energy efficiency of a vehicle. Mileage (n.)

How is the mileage of a car determined?

Gas mileage is determined by the number of miles a vehicle can go on one gallon of gas. Hence the term “miles per gallon (mpg).” The higher the mpg rating, the better or more efficient a car is, and the lower the mpg rating, the worse it is. For example, if a car can travel 40 miles on one gallon of gas, then it’s able to achieve 40 mpg.

Is there such a thing as mileage for kilometers?

There is no term like kilometerage that I know of. Also, if you wanted an alternative to mileage in the sense of miles per gallon, you could use the term fuel economy, or fuel economy rating, etc. Try “distance.”

What is considered to be good gas mileage?

A good gas mileage simply means less gas consumption for a larger per mile distance. Let’s suppose your vehicle has a 30MPG, it clearly means your vehicle travels a distance of 30 mileages per 1 gallon of gas.

What can affect gas mileage?

Aggressive driving (speeding, rapid acceleration and braking) can lower your gas mileage by roughly 15% to 30% at highway speeds and 10% to 40% in stop-and-go traffic. Excessive idling decreases MPG.

What vehicle has the best gas mileage?

Tesla: 118 mpg (mpg-e) Honda (includes Acura and Honda): 28.9 mpg Hyundai (includes Genesis and Hyundai): 28.5 mpg Subaru: 28.4 mpg Kia: 28.1 mpg Mazda: 27.8 mpg Nissan (includes Infiniti and Nissan): 27.0 mpg BMW (includes BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce): 26.2 mpg Volkswagen (includes Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche and Volkswagen): 26.1 mpg

How do you increase gas mileage?

Gas mileage may be improved by avoiding speeding. To get better gas mileage, some experts suggest keeping air conditioner usage to a minimum. Checking your oil frequently and changing it when necessary can help your car get better mileage. A clean air filter will make for a more fuel efficient ride.

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Ruth Doyle