Figure 1 - Estimated Vehicle Fuel Consumption in the United States: 2000

Figure 1 - Estimated Vehicle Fuel Consumption in the United States: 2000

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Fuel consumption Thousand gasoline-equivalent gallons Percent
Total fuel consumption    
Traditional fuels 161,430,340 97.3
Alternative fuels 353,760 0.21
Replacement fuels 4,116,000 2.49
Total 165,900,100 100.0
Alternative fuel consumption only
Liquefied petroleum gas 242,695 68.6
Compressed natural gas 97,568 27.6
Liquefied natural gas 6,847 1.9
Methanol (85%) 996 0.28
Methanol, neat (100%) 437 0.12
Ethanol (85%) 3,344 0.95
Ethanol (95%) 54 0.02
Electricity 1,819 0.51
Total 353,760 100.0

NOTES: The remaining portion of 85% methanol and ethanol fuels is gasoline. Figure is not proportional.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Alternatives to Traditional Transportation Fuels 1999 (revised), table 10, available at http://www.eia.doe.gov/fuelalternate.html, as of Jan. 8, 2002.