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How Far Can You Drive Your Vehicle on Empty?

How Far Can You Drive Your Vehicle on Empty?

The fuel light elicits one of the most worrying moments when driving. It can spell doom when driving in the countryside or a location you may not be familiar with. Fortunately, most vehicles can move for considerably long distances with the fuel light on. However, running on an empty tank may cause the fuel pump to suck the oil debris at the bottom of the tank into the engine or get overheated. You may also stop in the middle of the highway and get inconvenienced or robbed. Your fuel tank should stay at least a quarter full unless it is necessary to drive when empty. What Is The Distance That You Can Cover On An Empty Tank? The distance you can drive on an empty tank depends on the model of your vehicle. Most vehicles show the fuel warning when the tank is a 16th full. Models like Ford (F-150, Fusion, and Escape), Toyota Corolla, and Jeep Wrangler can run up to 80 miles when the fuel light is on. (Assuming you are driving at an average of 70 mph). High fuel economy m ... read more