Gas pumps accuracy test.

Cdnauto.org performed gas pumps accuracy test using 3 random gas stations in the GTA area. These samples were collected randomly on the same day.

Pricing was $1.20 at each gas station. To ensure that all samples were dispensed equally all tests collected were pre-paid (yes, we got few weird looks when we asked for a preset on a given pump for amount of $1.20)

As gas is one of the products you can't physically see when purchasing (except for occasional drop here and there), we wanted to see what we actually received. We wanted to know if gas pumps were either dispensing less or more of the product (or exact amounts).

Calibration test was also performed on our measuring equipment (not shown in video), 1 litre of water was poured to each container to ensure measuring accuracy.



Original, higher resolution image of the results can be downloaded here.

This was an independent test and we are not affiliated with any of the companies mentioned in the video.

Gas is extremely flammable and we strongly advise that you do not try this at home.



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