Miles per kWh converted to MPG
How to compare the fuel efficiency of electric cars and plug-in hybrid cars while driving in electric only mode to gasoline and Diesel cars? This calculator does the conversion. (US version)
The comparison is based on the ability of CCPP (Combined Cycle Power Plants) to convert gasoline or Diesel with 58% efficicncy to electric power. New planned CCPPs will even surpass 60%. 4 miles per kWh is a typical value for a medium siezd plug-in hybrid car.
The small delivery van Renault Kangoo Cleanova 2 reaches 4.3 Miles per kWh in city traffic and 3.2 Miles per kWh at highway driving. No mistake, this car can drive in city traffic really more miles per kWh than on highway.