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**Hannibal lecter****Member**- Registered: 2016-02-11
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hi what is the meaning by the car usage ?

it's the first time I heard about that

for example

( car usage 10,000 mile per year )

what is that mean? is it power of the car? is that an option for the car or what is it?

or is it the rank of the fuel ?

please help ..

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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This is just 'How much the car has been used'. It is measured by saying how many miles are 'on the clock'. Generally a second hand car will be better if its mileage is lower.

Bob

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**Hannibal lecter****Member**- Registered: 2016-02-11
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and what is the meaning of fuel efficiency of a car?

like ( fuel efficiency is 15 miles/gallon ) ? what is the meaning of it

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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The dictionary defines efficiency as "minimum expenditure (of time and) effort". In the case of car efficiency how well does the engine convert fuel into miles travelled. A car is more efficient if it goes further for each gallon of fuel.

If you wanted to work out how efficient a car is, measure how much fuel is needed for a given journey in miles. Divide miles by gallons to get the measure in miles per gallon.

Bob

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You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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