tank reportedly holds 18 gallons. when empty, why does 15 gallons fill tank and fuel shus off ?

25

Asked by Feb 04, 2008 at 09:27 PM about the 2008 Toyota Avalon Limited

Question type: General

when I only have 15 or so miles "left" in fuel, my tank should only contain approx 1 gallon of fuel.  why can I not put more than 15 gallons into my reportedly 18 gallon capacity tank ??

2 Answers

you probley have a 3 gallon reserve.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
40,305

Yes, plus it's almost impossible to get every last bit out, even with the tank off the car, there's usually still some that sloshes around in there.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Toyota Avalon Questions

Toyota Avalon Experts

#1 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 1,540
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,510
#3 lilfrosty357
lilfrosty357
Reputation 700
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Camry
1,499 Great Deals out of 100,432 listings starting at $700
Used Honda Accord
1,230 Great Deals out of 77,867 listings starting at $969
Used Lexus ES 350
430 Great Deals out of 12,289 listings starting at $4,495
Used Toyota Highlander
667 Great Deals out of 27,662 listings starting at $2,988
Used Nissan Maxima
431 Great Deals out of 25,098 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Corolla
1,403 Great Deals out of 68,394 listings starting at $988
Used Toyota 4Runner
390 Great Deals out of 20,275 listings starting at $2,995
Used Toyota RAV4
1,111 Great Deals out of 54,819 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Impala
967 Great Deals out of 36,458 listings starting at $1,800
Used Lexus GS 350
189 Great Deals out of 4,031 listings starting at $6,861
Used Nissan Altima
1,128 Great Deals out of 84,825 listings starting at $695
Used Hyundai Genesis
144 Great Deals out of 2,935 listings starting at $4,495
Used Acura TL
337 Great Deals out of 7,166 listings starting at $2,000
Used Buick LaCrosse
414 Great Deals out of 20,793 listings starting at $1,495
Used Hyundai Sonata
966 Great Deals out of 49,866 listings starting at $700

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Toyota Avalon Limited For Sale
703 listings starting at $37,602
2016 Toyota Avalon Limited For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 1,276 listings starting at $21,990
2015 Toyota Avalon Limited For Sale
123 listings starting at $19,777
2014 Toyota Avalon Limited For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 148 listings starting at $16,995
2013 Toyota Avalon Limited For Sale
15 Great Deals out of 315 listings starting at $14,996