Gas Mileage Calculator
Many drivers prioritize fuel efficiency because it can help them save money on gas. Others may be committed to driving a fuel-efficient car due to their desire to help the environment. Whatever your reason may be, finding out your car’s gas mileage is a simple task, thanks to our gas mileage calculator. Try it out to learn how fuel-efficient your current or potential new ride is.
What Is a Gas Mileage Calculator?
A gas mileage calculator is an online tool that can tell you how many miles your vehicle can travel on average on a gallon of gas. Gas mileage can vary considerably even when you drive the same car due to factors like your driving environment, city versus highway driving, and your driving style.
To use our calculator, you need to provide some basic information about your vehicle. The calculator can then consider several important factors and give you a figure that lets you know how fuel-efficient your Mitsubishi Mirage or Outlander actually is.
Gas mileage calculators can work out fuel economy numbers for all vehicles. Whether you drive a compact car for your daily commute, a family-friendly SUV, or a work truck with a sturdy engine, our calculator will give you an accurate gas mileage figure for your ride.
How Can a Gas Mileage Calculator Help?
Gas mileage calculators are useful because they can help you work out how much gas you’ll regularly need to drive your current vehicle. For example, if you go about 20 miles five days a week in your Mirage on your daily commute to work, you’ll be driving approximately 100 miles per week. Once you know your car’s fuel efficiency, you’ll have a clear idea of how many gallons of gas it will need to travel those 100 miles. You can then budget accordingly.
A gas mileage calculator is also a useful tool if you’re considering buying a new or used car. For example, if you’re considering a new vehicle in the compact SUV class, you may want to find out how a new Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross compares to its rivals when it comes to fuel efficiency.
Gas mileage calculators can also give you an estimate for pre-owned vehicles. So whether you’re buying a used car on the private market or are attracted to one of our well-maintained pre-owned cars in our Naples area showroom, you can get an idea of its fuel efficiency by entering the vehicle’s details into our calculator.
Tips To Make Your Vehicle More Fuel-Efficient
If you regularly monitor your car’s fuel efficiency, you may notice that it changes over time and may even see that it’s more efficient from one week to the next. These changes are due to a range of factors that impacts a car’s gas mileage. You can help your vehicle be as fuel-efficient as possible by taking simple steps.
One of the main factors is the type of driving you do. Highway driving is generally more fuel-efficient than driving on city roads. That’s because city driving involves a lot of stop-and-go periods, which uses up more fuel. If you can avoid stop-and-go traffic by driving more on the highway or traveling outside of rush hour, you’ll likely improve your vehicle’s fuel efficiency.
You may also want to work on your driving style to improve your car’s gas mileage. If you drive at a steady speed, just below the speed limit, you’ll help your vehicle’s gas mileage numbers. By contrast, if you accelerate rapidly and hit the brakes hard, the frequent change of speed can consume more fuel.
Regular trips to your local service center are important if you want to maintain a fuel-efficient car. Worn tires or a poorly maintained engine can reduce your mpg by a mile or two. Regular oil changes can ensure that your engine continues running smoothly, getting the most out of its power. Routine maintenance will also help keep your car running efficiently for a longer period, saving you the extra cost of expensive repairs.
A final tip is to limit the amount of cargo and passengers you carry. If you can reduce the weight of your vehicle by removing an unnecessary load from your trunk, your vehicle will drive much more efficiently. You can add to the benefit of driving a lighter car by avoiding steep hills on your journey, which will place less strain on your engine.
How Fuel-Efficient Are Mitsubishi Cars?
If you’re interested in purchasing a fuel-efficient vehicle, you should check out the Mitsubishi cars and SUVs at our Florida dealership.
The Mirage is a subcompact car that achieves excellent gas mileage numbers. With a three-cylinder engine under the hood and a continuously variable transmission, the Mirage can manage 36 mpg in the city and 43 mpg at highway speeds.
If you require an SUV, the Outlander is one of the most fuel-efficient in the compact crossover class. It’s equipped with a 2.5-liter engine that puts out 181 horsepower. The Outlander achieves 24 mpg on city roads and 31 mpg on the highway.
Another option is the Eclipse Cross, a compact crossover with a turbocharged engine. When it’s on the highway, the Eclipse Cross manages 29 mpg, compared to 26 mpg when it travels in the city. These are solid numbers for a vehicle with plenty of cargo space at the rear.
If you have any questions about our gas mileage calculator or the fuel economy of our Mitsubishi lineup, you can reach out to us. Alternatively, drop by our South Florida dealership to talk to one of us in person. Here at Bonita Springs Mitsubishi, our team of auto experts can advise you on how to improve your fuel economy, boost your vehicle’s efficiency, and help you find a new or used car with great gas mileage.