View Single Post
Old 08-18-2019, 11:00 AM   #4 (permalink)
Stubby79
Master EcoModder
 
Stubby79's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Victoria, BC
Posts: 1,296

Firefly EV - '98 Pontiac Firefly EV
90 day: 107.65 mpg (US)

Little Boy Blue - '05 Toyota Echo
90 day: 33.35 mpg (US)

BlueZ - '19 Nissan 370Z Sport
90 day: 17.19 mpg (US)
Thanks: 43
Thanked 382 Times in 287 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by MeteorGray View Post
Are there any data showing how much gasoline it takes to run a 1 HP load?

Or a 10 HP load?

Wouldn't it be a straight linear trend of fuel amount required per HP load?

Of course, it would have to be measured on the same engine so that differences in efficiency do not influence the fuel used.
It would vary depending on where in the engine's efficiency range it is, which is RPM and throttle dependant. (Ie the engine might be 20% efficient at 3200 rpm at 50% throttle, but only 10% efficient at 2400 rpm and 25% throttle)
  Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Stubby79 For This Useful Post:
Daox (08-18-2019)