Average Fuel Consumption For Trucks In South Africa

Data on fuel consumption of trucks Let’s settle on an average of around 30 or 40 liters of diesel every 100 km. For larger trucks with a payload around 23,500 kg the consumption can increase up to 38 liters per 100 kilometers. Smaller vehicles and those with a smaller load consume less.

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Average Fuel Consumption For Trucks In South Africa

How much fuel does an average truck use?

Idling a heavy-duty truck consumes about 0.8 gallon of fuel per hour. Even when diesel costs as little as $2.50 a gallon, fuel for one 10-hour rest period will cost $20. Typically, a long-haul truck idles about 1,800 hours per year, using about 1,500 gallons of diesel.

How do you calculate fuel consumption for a truck?

Divide mileage by fuel usage to see your car’s fuel consumption. This tells you how many miles you drove per gallon of gas. For example, if you drove 335 miles before refueling, and you filled your car up with 12 gallons of gas, your fuel consumption was 27.9 miles per gallon, or mpg (335 miles / 12 gallon = 27.9 mpg).

How much fuel does a lorry use per hour?

A typical 420hp heavy-duty truck engine consumes fuel at the rate of around two liters an hour when left idling and stationary. Lower revs give higher levels of fuel economy.

How much fuel does a truck use per km?

Data on fuel consumption of trucks

Let’s settle on an average of around 30 or 40 litres of diesel every 100 km. For larger trucks with a payload around 23,500 kg the consumption can increase up to 38 litres per 100 kilometres. Smaller vehicles and those with a smaller load consume less

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