Is propane more fuel efficient than gasoline?
Moreover, is it cheaper to run a vehicle on propane?
In fact, it's been used as a commercial motor fuel for more than 80 years. While the cost per liter/gallon is higher, propane is actually less expensive to use than gasoline.
Furthermore, why is propane a good fuel? One of the most attractive benefits of propane is the fact that it burns significantly more cleanly than other types of fuels. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency found that propane using vehicles produced 50% fewer toxins and emissions than gasoline vehicles.
Besides, how many miles per gallon does Propane get?
Fuel Economy of 2004 Bifuel (Propane)
|EPA MPG||Owner MPG Estimates|
|2004 Ford F150 Dual-fuel 2WD (LPG) 8 cyl, 5.4 L, Automatic 4-spd|
|15 combined city/highway MPG 13 city 18 highway 6.7 gals/100 miles||Not Available How can I share my MPG?|
|11 combined city/highway MPG 10 city 14 highway 9.1 gal/100mi|
What burns faster gasoline or propane?
( Bayraktar, 2005 ). In the case LPG is used in SI engines, the burning rate of the propane is faster than the burning rate of gasoline. On other words, propane burns more rapidly and thus the burning process in the engine occurs in shorter times than gasoline engine.