Calculate miles per gallon

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How to Calculate miles per gallon describes the process for tracking your miles per gallon in any automobile. Complete with an online miles per gallon calculator.

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  • Fill your fuel tank completely full and set your trip meter or record your odometer
  • Drive untill your tank is near empty
  • Fill your tank completely full again, record the amount of fuel you pumped, call this number "gallons"
    • Note: For this method to work you must fill fuel your tank completely each time.
  • If you are using odometer readings then subtract your current odometer reading from the reading you took earlier, or use the number on your trip meter, call this number "miles"
  • perform the following calculation:

MPG = miles / gallons

Where MPG is miles per gallon, miles is the miles traveled, and gallons are the gallons used.

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