SAE J398 2012 Edition, November 1, 2012
Rated (Advertised) Fuel Capacity - Passenger Car, Multi-Purpose Passenger Vehicles, and Light Duty Trucks
Includes all amendments and changes through Stabilization Notice (No longer revised / updated) , November 2012
Published By:SAE International (SAE)
This recommended practice provides a method for establishing the rated or advertised fuel capacity for a vehicle utilizing liquid fuel at atmospheric pressure. It applies to passenger cars, multi-purpose passenger vehicles and light duty trucks (10 000 lb (4536 kg) maximum GVW), (Ref. SAE J1100). It also includes a standardized procedure for creating a full tank when another test requires that condition as a starting point. It sis intended as guide toward standard practice and is subject to change to keep pace with experience and technical advances.