# Quick Answer: How many gallons of gas does it take to fill up a fire truck?

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## How much gas does it take to fill up a truck?

USA), a truck with one 120-gallon tank would cost around \$360 to fill up or \$900 for the longer-haul trucks with two 150-gallon tanks. How far can a big rig go on a tank of fuel? A truck with one 120-gallon fuel tank could travel around 600-miles assuming a fuel consumption rate of 6 mpg.

## How many gallons of gas does an 18 wheeler hold?

What is the fuel weight of a full tank? Semi-truck fuel tanks do come in varying sizes, but they hold an average of 125 to 300 gallons of fuel. A fuel tank sits on each side of the tractor and fuel is distributed between the two tanks to balance the truck’s total weight.

## Where do fire trucks get their gas?

They have special gas stations all over the area that use “card lock” pumps – each vehicle has a fuel card, they fill up when necessary, and at the end of the month the department gets a printout stating the amount of fuel each vehicle was dispensed.

## How many miles can you drive with 12 gallons of gas?

For example, if your car averages 25 miles per gallon on the highway and has a 12-gallon fuel tank, its range is 25 x 12 = 300 miles.

## How much does it cost to fill up a fire truck with gas?

If you have a truck with a 50-gallon gas tank and gas is averaging \$3 a gallon, it will cost you \$150 to fill the tank before you turn in those keys. Add the cost of filling up your tank post-move to the cost of the trip to get your final total. Adding \$450 to \$150, it will cost you about \$600 total.

## How far can a 18 wheeler go on a full tank?

How many miles can a semi truck go on one tank of gas? Semi trucks can go about 2,100 miles on a tank of diesel fuel (not usually gasoline), assuming tanks totaling 300 gallons and an average fuel efficiency of 7 miles per gallon.

## How many gallons of fuel does a Peterbilt hold?

When you factor in the radius of operation, a semi truck tank generally holds 120 to 150 gallons of fuel per tank, meaning that two tanks will total up to 300 gallons.

## Do ambulances get free gas?

No. Many county ambulance services have their own pumps from which employees fill the ambulances. Most private companies don’t have this in my experience, they just use regular gas stations.

## How do I figure out how many gallons of gas I use?

Multiply your gallons per mile by your total mileage to compute the number of gallons consumed over the life of your vehicle.To continue the example, if your vehicle has 60,000 miles on it, multiply that figure by 0.05, which tells you your car’s total fuel consumption is 3,000 gallons.

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## How do you calculate price per gallon?

Take the mileage of the total distance of your trip and divide it by your miles per gallon to get the number of gallons of gas you will need on your trip. Then multiply that figure by the current price of gas, and the result is the estimated cost of gas for your road trip.