Do you always fill up your tank when the fuel light comes on or do you make sure you've always got plenty of petrol?

We asked 1,000 Brits how far they believe they can drive, on average, once the fuel warning light has lit up and 37% think it’s less than 20 miles.

However, our research has revealed that in an emergency, you’d actually be able to drive over double that distance (around 50 miles), before running out of petrol.

Browse below the average distances which can be driven in 96 of the most popular models from 29 manufacturers once the light comes on...

How far can you drive once the fuel light comes on?

KEY 30 - 40 miles 41 - 50 miles 51 - 60 miles