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Fuel Weight

Gasoline weighs about 6 US Lbs/ gallon. Diesel fuel weights about 7 lbs/ gal. Driving on a half tank can mean driving 50+ lbs lighter than driving on a full tank, potentially increasing MPG. This practice must we weighed against increased likelihood of condensation (water) forming in tank during winter months, potential for running out of fuel in rural and/ or dangerously cold conditions, etc.

posted by ALHinNH on May 20, 2012

this tip works for 21% of voting Fuelly members.

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