U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Vehicle Technologies Office
Fact #635: August 9, 2010
Fuel Consumption from Lawn and Garden Equipment
Most lawn and garden equipment uses gasoline instead of diesel fuel. Mowing equipment consumes nearly half of all the fuel used by lawn and garden equipment. The fuel used in this equipment accounts for only 1.8% of total gasoline use.
Fuel Consumption from Lawn and Garden Equipment, 2008
Fuel Consumption from Lawn and Garden Equipment, 2008 (million gallons)
|Soil and Turf Equipment
|Wood Cutting Equipment
|Blowers and Vacuums
|Total All Equipment
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, NONROAD2008a Model.
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