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1049. Domestic Motor Fuel Consumption, by Type of Vehicle

[Comprises all fuel types used for propulsion of vehicles under State motor fuels laws. Excludes Federal purchases for military use. Minus sign (-) indicates decrease]

 
Fuel consumption Avg. fuel consumption per vehicle (gal.) Average mileage per gallon
-
Avg. Buses,
Year All annual incl. Buses, Buses,
vehicles percent Cars 2 school buses Trucks 3 Cars incl. Trucks incl.
(bil. gal.) change 1 (bil. gal.) (bil. gal.) (bil. gal.) (gal.) school buses (gal.) Cars school buses Trucks
 
1970 92.3 5.4 67.7 0.8 11.3 688 2,172 2,467 13.5 5.5 5.5
1975 109.0 2.5 74.1 1.1 14.6 619 2,279 2,722 14.0 5.8 5.6
1980 115.0 -5.9 70.0 1.0 20.0 507 1,926 3,447 16.0 6.0 5.4
1981 114.5 -0.4 69.1 1.1 20.3 496 1,938 3,565 16.4 5.9 5.3
1982 113.4 -0.9 69.1 1.0 20.4 496 1,756 3,647 16.8 5.9 5.5
1983 116.1 2.4 70.3 0.9 20.8 497 1,507 3,769 17.0 5.9 5.6
1984 118.7 2.3 70.6 0.8 21.4 495 1,398 3,967 17.3 5.7 5.7
1985 121.3 2.2 71.5 0.8 21.4 505 1,405 3,570 17.5 5.4 5.8
1986 125.2 3.2 73.2 0.9 21.8 507 1,496 3,821 17.4 5.3 5.8
1987 127.5 1.8 73.3 0.9 22.5 500 1,527 3,937 18.0 5.8 5.9
1988 130.1 2.0 73.3 0.9 22.9 487 1,524 3,736 18.7 5.8 6.0
1989 131.9 1.4 73.9 0.9 23.5 486 1,519 3,776 18.9 6.0 6.1
1990 130.8 -0.8 69.6 0.9 24.5 461 1,428 3,953 20.2 6.4 6.0
1991 128.6 -1.7 64.3 0.9 25.0 443 1,369 4,047 21.1 6.7 6.0
1992 132.9 3.3 65.4 0.9 25.5 455 1,362 4,210 20.9 6.6 6.0
1993 137.3 3.3 67.0 0.9 26.2 462 1,420 4,309 20.5 6.6 6.1
1994 140.8 2.5 67.9 1.0 27.7 462 1,438 4,102 20.7 6.6 6.1
1995 143.8 2.1 68.1 1.0 29.0 530 1,412 4,315 21.1 6.6 6.1
1996 146.7 2.0 68.9 1.0 29.5 531 1,414 4,205 21.3 6.6 6.2
1997 150.3 2.5 69.9 1.0 29.9 538 1,471 4,217 21.5 6.7 6.4
1998 154.9 3.1 72.2 1.0 30.8 548 1,466 4,257 21.4 6.7 6.4



1 From prior year, except 1970, change from 1965.

Source: U.S. Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics Summary to 1985, and Highway Statistics annual.



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/1049_domestic_motor_fuel_consumption_by_type.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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