Mine lights up somewhere around the 40-50 miles to go point, but I don't
know if the light is tied to the actual amount of fuel left in the tank
(approx 2 gallons?), or the number of miles to go based on the currently
I suspect it is in the hand book, but don't have it available to confirm.
I drove 50km (31mi) highway at about 80 km/h (50 mi/h) and then filled
up 56 litres. According to the manual the tank holds only 55 litres,
but I have filled 56 litres once before.
According to my experience, I would not again let it go that low.
I think the answer to your original question is:
The number of miles you can still travel before you run out of fuel when the
light comes on, depends on your driving conditions. The amount of fuel left
may be 2 gallons for example, so if you're currently driving in the city and
getting 25 MPG, you can expect to drive another 50 miles before you're left
stranded. If you're driving on the highway and getting 32 MPG, you can
expect to drive another 64 miles before needing to call for assistance.
The above are purely for example. I would not recommend attempting to see
how far you can go before you run out of fuel. As is often the case with
people's opinions -- and especially true here -- is the disclaimer that
*your mileage may vary*.
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