How To Calculate Gas Mileage

2023 Genesis GV80 driving on road

Whether you’re driving a luxurious Genesis sedan or a dynamic SUV, knowing how to calculate your car’s gas mileage is crucial for optimizing performance and planning your fuel expenses. Our simple guide will walk you through the steps of using a gas mileage calculator and offer tips to improve your vehicle’s fuel efficiency.



Why Calculate Your Gas Mileage?

Calculating your car’s gas mileage regularly can help you:

  • Monitor your vehicle’s health and performance.
  • Identify any sudden drops in fuel efficiency that could indicate maintenance needs.
  • Plan your fuel budget more accurately.
  • Make environmentally conscious South County driving decisions.

How to Use a Gas Mileage Calculator

Using a gas mileage calculator is straightforward. Here’s how you can do it in three simple steps:

  1. Fill Up Your Tank: Start by filling your vehicle’s fuel tank to full and note the odometer reading or reset your trip meter.
  2. Drive: Use your vehicle as usual until it’s time for the next fill-up.
  3. Calculate: At your next fill-up, note how many gallons of gas you add to reach a full tank again, along with the new odometer reading or the trip meter’s total miles.

With this information, you can calculate your car’s gas mileage using the formula: Miles Per Gallon (MPG) = Total Miles Driven / Total Gallons of Gas Used

Tips for Improving Your Gas Mileage

  • Keep your Genesis in top condition with regular check-ups.
  • Ensure your tires are properly inflated according to the manufacturer’s recommendations.
  • Remove unnecessary items from your trunk or roof rack to lighten your car.
  • Avoid sudden starts and stops, and maintain a steady speed on the Oakville highway.
  • When appropriate, using cruise control can help maintain a constant speed and save gas.

Improve Your Fuel Efficiency at Genesis of South St. Louis County 

Understanding and improving your gas mileage not only saves you money but also contributes to a healthier environment by reducing your carbon footprint. At Genesis of South St. Louis County, we’re committed to helping you achieve the best possible driving experience with your Genesis. Use the gas mileage calculator today and discover how easy it is to keep track of your fuel efficiency. Visit us at Genesis of South St. Louis County for more service and parts tips and schedule an appointment


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