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Energy Consumption & Economy, Fuel vs New-tech Vehicle

Fuel Consumption & Fuel Economy

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New-tech Vehicle Energy Consumption & Economy

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Fuel consumption & fuel economy are two phrases that are sometimes used interchangeably but have very different meanings. The core difference involves fuel consumption discussing how much fuel a car consumes to go a certain distance and fuel economy measures how much distance a car gets out of fuel.

Fuel economy measures how far a vehicle will go per amount of fuel (units of MPGe). Fuel consumption is the reciprocal of fuel economy, and measures the fuel used to drive a fixed distance (units of gal/100 miles or kWh/100 miles).

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