miles per gallon

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Noun1.miles per gallon - the distance traveled in a vehicle powered by one gallon of gasoline or diesel fuelmiles per gallon - the distance traveled in a vehicle powered by one gallon of gasoline or diesel fuel
unit, unit of measurement - any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"
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But the miles per gallon figure in adverts isn't always accurate.
The next-generation Prius is expected to return 55 miles per gallon using a nickel-metal-hydride battery in the base model.
In other words, the plane is getting 100 miles per gallon per person.
Environmental Protection Agency, model year 2013 vehicles had an adjusted average fuel economy of 24 miles per gallon, an all-time record.
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If a car gets 25 miles per gallon with an engine similar to the “control,” then the same car will run at 36 miles per gallon if the engine is modified to an AB Engine.
Dear EarthTalk: I read that car makers had agreed to up fuel economy standards to an average of about 55 miles per gallon by the year 2025, and that specifics were due to be hammered out by the end of 2011.
THE potential to comfortably return an average 75 miles per gallon from a familysized car is something not to be sniffed at in these days of rip-off prices at the pumps.
5 miles per gallon represents a compromise with automakers who were concerned that technological limitations would keep them from meeting the higher standards.
IN THESE days of soaring fuel prices every little helps to get the maximum miles per gallon out of our cars.
1 miles per gallon, based on a report by the World Green Transportation Council.
Trading a car that gets 25 miles per gallon for one that gets 40 cuts the cost of fuel per mile by 37.