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This was discussed on Car Talks this past weekend. One of the brothers (forgot which) mentioned that German engineers have, for years, considered that placing it on the passenger side was superior for emergency situations when you have run out of gas and you need road-side fill-up. By placing it on the passenger side there is less chance of being hit by a ...


My 2 cents. It takes longer to walk around the car to fill up when the tank is on the passenger side of the car. (maybe 1 or 2 secs?) If you drive 150,000 miles at get 25 mpg you will buy 6000 gallons of gas. If you have a 12 gallon tank you will fill up at least 500 times. Over the ownership life of the vehicle this can mean you waste over 8 minutes just ...

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