Articles about Fuel Consumption

Don’t run on empty, guys
There's no denying that fuel prices are painful at the moment. If they get any higher, your local petrol station could graduate summa cum laude by the end of the year. But as tempting as it might be to splash just
That isn’t an arcade you’re looking at
The Land Transportation Office (LTO) is celebrating its 110th anniversary in style. Along with the Department of Transportation (DOTr), the LTO has now opened two new facilities in Metro Manila.First is the Information Technology Training Hub. The LTO says this will
That’s even better than the figures published during the hatch’s global debut
Suzuki Philippines (SPH) has just revamped its lineup by introducing yet another new budget-friendly offering: the all-new Suzuki Celerio.As expected, a ton of people were asking about the Celerio's fuel economy. When it made its global debut, Suzuki
We set out to see just how thrifty the new 1.0-liter turbocharged engine is
When Nissan Philippines (NPI) launched the all-new Almera, a lot of our readers couldn't help but ask about the new 1.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engine. Most of the questions, to no surprise, were about its fuel consumption.In order
Impressed?
It's been a week since Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) officially launched the Raize. The Internet is still buzzing, with this being the first real budget-friendly subcompact crossover with a Toyota badge on the grille.Naturally, we've been getting a
We tried out the purely gasoline-powered one this time
There's no better way to find out the real fuel efficiency of a vehicle than to drive it normally in real-world conditions. For this fuel-economy run, we took the Toyota Corolla Cross 1.8 G CVT-the gasoline-powered
Rider from Cagayan de Oro City proves his mastery of throttle control
In these trying times of high gas prices, fuel economy is a factor that's more important than power or torque when it comes to buying a motorcycle for daily use. Reaching a figure like 40km/L is quite a feat, with
We're not completely helpless. We hope
It doesn't look like local fuel prices are going to stabilize any time soon. It's a bummer, but the Philippine government has already said it's doing everything it can to come up with a solution."So
Gasoline did more than pave the way for motoring
Standard Vacuum Oil Company of New York (Socony) was the pioneer petroleum firm in our country; in 1892, it started shipping in kerosene, which replaced whale oil to make lamp light. The product was sold under the name 'Petroleo Marca Gallo' (Cock
There are steps to follow
Hello! I had this horrible experience just this evening. My car ran out of fuel because I forgot to refill this morning. I am aware that my fuel gauge is not functioning. I need your advice, sir. Will I take my car
It's not cheap
Ever since the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) package was passed into law, fuel prices across the country have skyrocketed. The race is ongoing to be the most frugal motorist (and manufacturer) in the land.For those of you out
Is a modification needed?
Hi Top Gear!I've been following your site for years, even before I bought my first car and I've got to say that you guys are a godsend! Especially for us first timers. So thank you.I'm currently working
Here are her 10 winning tips
Elizabeth 'Liz' Perez patiently waited for six years to prove herself.You see, Liz likes to join motorcycle fuel economy events. This is the kind of event that requires the rider to maximize every drop of gasoline and also determines his or
Here's the list of winners from the Petron Safe Run
After surviving hundreds of kilometers of riding on varied road conditions, enduring the hot temperatures and rider fatigue, the Yamaha Sight 115 emerged as the most fuel-efficient among the 280 motorbikes that joined one of the country's prestigious fuel economy
Memorize these
When you pull up to a gas station, you're faced with a myriad of gasoline choices, each one labeled with a different octane rating. These digits can seem like hieroglyphics to newbie car owners. It doesn't help that each gasoline
Our tech guru weighs in
Hi Sir Ferman!I hope you have time to read my message. I'm an old-car owner. We have a first-gen Honda CR-V with Real Time AWD and manual transmission, which we love. However, this sucker just eats up
Was the methodology reliable?
On May 27 this year, the Department of Energy partnered with Petron Corporation in conducting a fuel economy run featuring 22 car brands and 70 vehicle models. The stated purpose was to provide DOE with "a benchmark for fuel efficiency labeling, which
Which cars yielded the best efficiency?
Nearly a month ago, we reported that the Department of Energy was to conduct a fuel economy run--in partnership with Petron Corporation--in line with the government agency's plan to expand its Philippine Energy Standards and Labeling Program to
The day of reckoning
This is it, our final experimental run with the Aero-Vios. And thankfully, after months of bad weather, we had a week of clear, sunny skies to do our economy testing in.In the absence of beach-bound traffic on the South
Our tech guru has the answer
Hi, sir Ferman! I bought a secondhand 2005 Nissan X-Trail 2.0 as our first car. I decided to buy it because I was impressed with its looks (black color, 17-inch wheels, HID head- and foglights, rear spoilers, modified chin
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