Fuel Distance Calculator

Created by Madhumathi Raman
Reviewed by Kenneth Alambra
Based on research by
John Misachi WorldAtlas (October 6th 2017)
Last updated: Jun 05, 2023

Using the fuel distance calculator, you would be able to answer questions such as "How far can I go using the fuel I have?", "How much would this trip cost me?", etc. This tool enables you to calculate the cost and the fuel distance, when the quantity and efficiency of the fuel are known.

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How do I calculate the fuel distance?

To calculate the fuel distance, you need to know the fuel quantity and the efficiency. Once you get the values of these two values, you can calculate the fuel distance using the following formula:

Distance=Quantity×Efficiency\small \text{Distance} = \text{Quantity}\times\text{Efficiency}

For example, if you have 10 gallons of gas with an efficiency of 25 miles per gallon, then distance = 10 × 25 = 250 miles

So you can travel a distance of 250 miles with this amount of fuel.

How do I use the fuel distance calculator?

To find the distance using the fuel distance calculator, do the following:

  1. Enter the value of the fuel efficiency.
  2. Enter the fuel consumption or fuel quantity.
  3. Tada! The fuel distance calculator will show you the distance you can cover with that fuel!

How do I calculate cost in the fuel distance calculator?

To calculate the cost using the fuel distance calculator, do the following:

  1. Key in the fuel efficiency value.
  2. Also key in the quantity of fuel used.
  3. The fuel distance calculator will display the total distance covered.
  4. In the advanced mode, enter the fuel price.
  5. Voila! You can now see the total cost of the trip!

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How do I calculate fuel consumption based on distance?

To calculate fuel consumption based on distance, do the following:

  1. Note down the efficiency of the fuel.
  2. Get the total distance traveled.
  3. Divide the distance by the efficiency, to find the fuel consumption.

For example, if the efficiency is 26 miles per gallon, and the distance is 13 miles, then
Fuel consumption = 13/26 = 0.5 gallons.

How many miles do you get out of 1 gallon of gas?

20 to 30 miles. The efficiency of gas ranges between 20 and 30 miles per gallon. Additionally, it is not advisable to drive when the tank is near-empty, so you may want to plan filling adequate fuel to avoid issues.

Madhumathi Raman
Fuel efficiency
US mpg
Fuel quantity
US gal
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