Energy efficiency of cars

Compare of different propulsion systems in the same car, ICE internal combustion engine vs electric power from fuel, coal to liquid, bimass, wind energy, solar energy.



Renault Kangoo Gasoline Diesel Natural gas Strom
100 l gasoline City traffic 1042 km     3585 km
Outside town 1613 km     2634 km
100 l Diesel City traffic   1493 km   3947 km
Outside town   2128 km   2900 km
100 kg natural gas
or Biogas
City traffic     1205 km 5260 km
Outside town     1887 km 3865 km
100 kg Wood City traffic   299 km   785 km
Outside town   426 km   577 km
100 kg coal
5 kg hydrogen
City traffic 703 km 913 km 554 km 3792 km
Outside town 1212 km 1302 km 867 km 2786 km
100 W share of a wind
power plant 25 years
City traffic       38285 km
Outside town       25510 km
1 m² photovoltaic
25 years in middle Europe
City traffic       17361 km
Outside town       12755 km
1 m² photovoltaic
25 years in southern Europe
City traffic       26042 km
Outside town       19133 km


Electric propulsion can utilize existing fuel far better, and can use far more different energy sources.

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