Ԫ Volvo Trucks: Performance, Safety, Efficiency, Value

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Fuel is expensive. And the more trucks you operate, the more money you risk wasting due to poor fuel efficiency. The good news: Volvo trucks, engines and transmissions are designed to save fuel, mile after mile.

Enter some basic information about your fleet, your current mpg and your estimated improvement in fuel efficiency. Calculate results and watch the savings add up!

Customer name
Miles/truck/year  
# of trucks in fleet  
Price of diesel $/gal
Expected annual fuel price increase  
Price of DEF $/gal
 
 

2007 Volvo Truck

2010 Volvo Truck

Current mpg 6.8
Estimated improvement in fuel efficiency *
Emissions technology EPA '07 SCR
DEF consumption rate 0.0% 2.3%
Annual diesel fuel usage
gallon per truck
15,873 14,706
Annual diesel fuel cost
per truck $54,762 $50,735
per total trucks $54,762 $50,735
Annual DEF usage
gallon per truck
0 338
Annual DEF cost
per truck $0 $947
per total trucks $0 $947
Total fuel + DEF cost
per truck $54,762 $51,682
per total trucks $54,762 $51,682

First Year Savings

annual cumulative
$3,080 $3,080

Second Year Savings

annual cumulative
$3,200 $6,280

Third Year Savings

annual cumulative
$3,325 $9,605

Fourth Year Savings

annual cumulative
$3,453 $13,058

Fifth Year Savings

annual cumulative
$3,585 $16,643

1. Diesel fuel increases at variable (user inputted) rate.

2. DEF cost expected to drop then follow inflation over next 5 years, thus a flat rate used for calculation. Most fleets purchasing totes at approx. $1.80 / gal., at pump is $2.799 (Pilot 1/21/2011). 2.5 gallon jugs are exception.

FUEL EFFICIENCY CALCULATOR

Calculator defaults to current rates and 8% improvement in fuel efficiency.

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* Results derived from select aerodynamic and powertrain enhancements available for order after April 18, 2011 and may vary depending on driving conditions and other factors. For additional information, visit your local Volvo dealer.

1. Diesel fuel increases at variable (user inputted) rate.

2. DEF cost expected to drop then follow inflation over next 5 years, thus a flat rate used for calculation. Most fleets purchasing totes at approx. $1.80 / gal., at pump is $2.799 (Pilot 1/21/2011). 2.5 gallon jugs are exception.