I suppose it's the size class to fuel consumption ratio. On that site,
they had listed it as a "compact" car. Only in the US would a 400E be
listed as a "compact" car. Sort of reminds me of the man who tells his
wife "Honey, did you shrink my jeans AGAIN?" :-|
My 1985 500 SEL (126 body) has an 80 litre tank with a 10 litre reserve,
IIRC. Once, I drove for about 50 km after the low fuel light appeared -
since there weren't any petrol stations around. The needle was as far to
the left as it could go. When I refueled, it only took 77 litres. I
probably could have driven at least another 80 kilometers or so before
the car died. But it's really, really bad if you let an old car with
fuel-injection run out of fuel. All of the junk in the bottom of the
fuel tank can get sucked into the injectors, and replacing 8 fuel
injectors is not cheap.
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