Table 7-4: Colorado and U.S. Motor-Fuel Use: 2000

Table 7-4: Colorado and U.S. Motor-Fuel Use: 2000

(Millions of gallons)

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Vehicle ownership Gasoline
Highway use
Gasoline
Nonhighway use
Special fuel
(mainly diesel)
Total use
Colorado United States Colorado United States Colorado United States Colorado United States
Private and commercial 1,943 126,735 40 2,876 472 33,377 2,455 162,988
Public use 35 2,149 2 96 N N 37 2,245
Total 1,978 128,884 42 2,972 472 33,377 2,492 165,232

1 Based on reports from state motor-fuel tax agencies. Gasohol is included with gasoline. Public use and nonhighway use were estimated by the Federal Highway Administration.

KEY: N = data do not exist.

NOTE: The term "motor fuel" applies to gasoline and all other fuels, including special fuels, coming under the purview of the state motor-fuel tax laws. "Special fuels" include diesel fuel and, to the extent they can be quantified, liquefied petroleum gas

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2000, Washington, DC: October 2001, available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ohim/hs00/pdf/mf21.pdf as of Apr. 20, 2002.