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Old 07-08-14, 08:58 AM   #1
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Just got the IS 250 FSport...and now i need to get gas but want to make sure i can make it home first. My gauge says I have 1 mile range left, but how much do you think I really have left?
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Old 07-08-14, 09:07 AM   #2
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Hard to say because I have never and I wouldnt let it run in such low fuel. but what I can say is...

My 2004 RX330 was still running on 0, for awhile.
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you have one mile left before the tank hits the reserve. The reserve is usually good for about 10-20 miles more or less but you should never let your car get that low. The IS has a 17.6 gallon tank but I think the gas gauge only registers about 15 gallons or so from zero. The most Ive seen registered from driving beyond the zero is about 25 miles +/- (dustabce between exits on the NYS thruway is about 22 miles more or less) and then filled up with 15.4 gallons empty to full

On my motorcycle, ive gone a good 40 miles with the gas light on freeway cruising before stopping. I could have squeezed out a few extra miles if i wanted to
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From my experience, you have about 2.5 gallons (~10 L) left so if your anticipated mileage is say 20 MPG, don't push it more than for 40 miles.

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Wow reserve is ~2.5 gallons? More than i thought.
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