miles per gallon

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n miles per gallon the distance traveled in a vehicle powered by one gallon of gasoline or diesel fuel
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Usage


In news:

THANKS to tough new federal fuel-efficiency rules, automakers must meet a fleet average of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025.
Consumer Reports took the price paid for vehicles tested and divided it by the overall miles per gallon the vehicle gets to come up with the price per gallon.
It also is expected to beat the current Corvette 's fuel economy of 26 miles per gallon on the highway, although mileage tests for the Environmental Protection Agency will not be done until next year.
I still don't have one, largely because it's really hard to find something that meets both my high miles-per-gallon and low cost standards.
Currently, it is not uncommon for many vehicles with diesel engines to achieve 40 to 45 miles per gallon.
From slow fuel burn off to more miles per gallon, diesels have earned a reputation in the auto industry for reliability and performance.
The family-size, 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco hybrid sedan is the most fuel efficient Malibu ever, with a combined city/highway federal government mileage rating of 29 miles per gallon.
(AP) At 118 miles per gallon, the Honda Fit electric vehicle is the most fuel-efficient in the United States.
And Kia Motors Corp. Whose growth has been aided by 40-mile-per-gallon claims, will compensate US customers for overstating the fuel efficiency of their latest models.
The 500e will get the equivalent of 116 miles per gallon of gasoline in the city and 100 mpg on the highway, Chrysler says.
It is that almost 50-fold increase that has driven the way for its 2013 Fusion Hybrid to achieve an expected 47 miles per gallon, according to the Dearborn-based automaker.
Gas mileage might also be an important consideration and the Baja gets an average 28 miles per gallon on the highway and 28 miles per gallon in the city.
Gas mileage might also be an important consideration and this Hatchback boasts a respectable 31 miles per gallon in the city and 40 miles per gallon on the highway.
If you drive 25,000 miles per year in a vehicle that averages 15 mpg, and assuming gas is $2.50 per gallon, that 3 percent turns into an extra $145 at the pump each year.
Additionally, this category provides news that helps fleet's reach their goals through technological developments such as cleaner energy and improving miles per gallon.
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In science:

One reasonable method is to estimate the number of cars (one per person), the annual miles driven per car, and convert their product into gallons and barrels.
Physics Education Research: Or it's so hard to find good help these days
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