TITLE

Fuel consumption figures come as a huge

AUTHOR(S)
Ashcroft, Geoff
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;7/7/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 1, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the fuel economy of a tractor, especially when used as a haulage unit, based on the results of a tractor and trailer test. A group of 200 horsepower tractors using a part-loaded 14 ton trailer consistently returned between 3.17 and 3.96 miles per gallon (mpg). The 3220 Fastrac tractor from JCB consumes 3.96mpg. The fuel consumption of a typical 44-tonner such as the Mercedes Actros 2543 is 7.2mpg.
ACCESSION #
22000180

 

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