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# how much would 20 miles costt in petrol?

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1. how much it would cost for petrol to travel 20 miles?
2. Depends on MPG. What size engine? Petrol / Diesel?
3. Thats dependant on a few things:

Engine size, petrol or diesel
4. Are you planning on walking? cycling? motorbike? 1.3 liter Fiat? V8 Ferrari? Truck? Tank? Airplane?
5. (Original post by HJV)
Are you planning on walking? cycling? motorbike? 1.3 liter Fiat? V8 Ferrari? Truck? Tank? Airplane?
Yeah, we're really going to need more info
6. What HJV said. But as a crude first approximation, about (under) a fiver for a moderately small-sized car.
7. 20 mile? With an average sized engine it's unlikely to be a noticeable amount of money. Well, that's assuming it's out of town.
8. roughly a fiver/£6
9. (Original post by princess_sue)
roughly a fiver/£6
nah, it wouldn't be over a fiver.
10. Were you'll be doing those twenty miles will have an effect on how much it'll cost, eg on the motorway or in the city.
11. I used to drive about 35 miles a day and a £40 tank would last me best part of two weeks, but then I do drive extremely carefully and my fiestas only lickle.
12. People really need to learn how to ask questions. The OP could at least have said what kind of a vehicle (eg. "small Renault") he will be driving and what sort of road (eg. "motorway").

What he asked is like asking "How much does a car cost?"
13. Well my car does 40mpg around town and it is 1.4.

With petrol at 1.20ppl around here and a UK Gallon is 4.54609, lets call it 4.55litres.

So 1.2*4.55 = £5.46/gallon/40 miles.

Thus, to do 20 miles, it will cost half of that and therefore total cost will be £2.23.

Simple maths guys...
14. (Original post by Reilly)
I used to drive about 35 miles a day and a £40 tank would last me best part of two weeks, but then I do drive extremely carefully and my fiestas only lickle.
Over 50 miles to the gallon, i think not.
15. (Original post by Jimny)
Over 50 miles to the gallon, i think not.
best part....and I don't drive on Weekends so really its seven days worth for £40?

I dunno..... was a while ago as well actually, I only ever drive the car once a fortnight now and never put my own petrol in....
16. gbduo why use gallons in the calculation?

Price per liter x car's average consumption l/km x km driven
17. On my motorbike? About £1.20
18. (Original post by HJV)
gbduo why use gallons in the calculation?

Price per liter x car's average consumption l/km x km driven
because I am using miles per gallon as my measurement. Thus changing litres into gallons you can then work back

Plus you would have to change your miles into km if you did it your way?
19. Why would I count in miles? I drive on the right (read: correct) side anyway

Well most of the time, unless I happened to mistake a two-way street for a one-way street eh.
20. (Original post by HJV)
Why would I count in miles? I drive on the right (read: correct) side anyway
Haha!

Ah your way would make more sense then, for you

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