If you are on a tight budget and only have £10 to put petrol in your car right now, you may be wondering, how many miles will £10 Miles get me? We have created a calculator that will tell you exactly that.
Just enter your petrol cost per litre and average MPG into the calculator below. It will then automatically calculate how many litres of petrol you will get as well as the number of miles you will get from it.
If you don’t know your car’s MPG you can find it online for the same make and model. However, we would recommend using the average MPG figure found on your car’s dashboard. The MPG you get will depend heavily on your own personal driving style.
How This Calculator Works
To work out how many miles you will get from £10 in petrol, there are a few steps you need to take.
Step 1 – Work Out How Many Litres Of Petrol You Got
When we know the price we pay per litre for petrol, we can work out how many litres of petrol we get. To do this divide the £10 you spent on the petrol by the petrol price in pounds.
£10 / £1.45 per litre = 6.9 litres
Now we know the number of litres of petrol we got for £10, we can work out how far that £10 will take us in miles.
Step 2 – Work Out The Distance You Will Be Able To Travel
We now need to work out how many miles our car gets per litre. To figure this out we convert Miles per gallon to Miles per litre. To do this multiply your MPG figure by 0.22. This gives you the Miles per litre your car gets. If your car gets 36 MPG the formula would look like this:
36 x 0.22 = 7.92 Miles Per Litre
Now we have the miles per litre, we can figure out how many miles we can travel with £10.
Take the litres of petrol from step 1 and multiply it by the miles per litre in step 2.
6.9 x 7.92 = 54.65 Miles
( Amount Of Petrol / Petrol Price ) x ( MPG x 0.22 ) = Estimated Mileage
You should now have a good estimate of how far you can travel on £10 worth of petrol. As petrol prices change or your average MPG changes, the amount of miles you can travel will change. You can bookmark this page and come back to check how many miles you will get at any given time.
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