In America we say the fuel economy of car in miles/gallon. I know in k countries people use liters/100 km. Some countries use km/liter.

My question is: Which format is used in Mexico, Colombia, and India, L/100 km or km/L?

  • Got answer about Mexico. How about India? – Tony Mar 24 '16 at 0:22
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    Is there an end goal related to travel for your question? – user13044 Mar 24 '16 at 2:33
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    Hi and welcome. I fail to see the travel aspect of this question. Are you planning a road trip across these countries? Or are you just planning to buy a car there? – JoErNanO Mar 24 '16 at 6:18
  • A calculator or google can quickly convert one to another. If any of the conversion pairs involves gallons, make sure you are using the correct type of gallons (US gallons are considerably smaller than Imperial gallons). – Spehro Pefhany Mar 25 '16 at 21:23

A quick look at some Mexican auto dealers' web sites shows them using km/L. Examples: 1 2

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    There's not much difference between a litre and a Litre... – Michael Hampton Mar 23 '16 at 23:18
  • So I can say 10 km/L or 10 km/l. Both are correct? – Tony Mar 23 '16 at 23:24
  • @Tony Yes, L and l both mean litre. – Michael Hampton Mar 23 '16 at 23:27
  • It is km/l in India as well. Source: I'm an Indian :) – Prashanth Mar 24 '16 at 4:31
  • @MichaelHampton Abbreviations for physical units and SI prefixes are indeed case sensitive. mg, Mg, mG and MG are four different things. – Tor-Einar Jarnbjo Mar 24 '16 at 11:59

In Colombia Km/US Gallon is used.

Source: http://www.carroya.com/contenido/clasificar/Chicas_famosos/top_carroya/20111/ARTICULO-WEB-PTL_NOTA-9968965.html (in spanish).


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