Know How to Check Your Car's Mileage?
July 20, 2010 17:24 IST
You must have heard a lot of people talking about their car fuel
mileage and you still do not know how to calculate it!
As fuel prices continue to rise, it is worth to find out the mileage of
your car. Calculating your car's mileage is easy if you know how to do it.
Understanding how to calculate car mileage is important to track the amount
of money you are spending on fuel.
A good idea of real mileage reading of your car will help you improving the
mileage of the car. The mileage of cars can be calculated by following some
Fill up your fuel tank:
Go to the fuel filling station and fill
your fuel tank completely.
Reset the odometer:
If your car has an odometer, then check out
how many miles you have traveled or reset the odometer back to zero.
Drive until it's time to fill up again:
Drive your car as you
normally drive until your fuel gouge displays a half or quarter full tank.
Check the odometer again to see how many miles have you traveled and note
down that number.
Refill the fuel tank:
This time, record the litre of fuel it takes
to refill up the fuel tank.
Record the mileage again:
Note down the odometer reading once
again and subtract it from the first reading you noted.
Calculate fuel mileage:
Divide the figure achieved by the amount
of litres of fuel you purchased second time and you will know your fuel