Fuel Economy and Mileage

When the gas light comes on how many miles can you go before you run out of gas?

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2011-09-14 09:48:12
2011-09-14 09:48:12

When the light comes on it means get fuel, NOW! Usually you have around 1.5-2 gallons left.

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For a 2008 suburban LTZ with the drive option knob set to Auto (2 or Auto or 4 High or 4 Low set to Auto) and I can tell you this:

My light just came on and I just pushed in the Fuel Range option button and it showed 50 miles of fuel range left.

So now you can do the math based on your suburban's average gas mileage consumption.

**I would only use the info above for calculating whats left in a Tahoe, avalanche, suburban, etc., not a car such as a Honda or something**

I get about 12mpg so 4 to 6 gallons for me.

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