Liquid fuel properties table

density, heat value

Liquid fuel name Symbol ρ [kg/m3] MJ/kg
Crude oil oil 873.0 42.7
Conventional gasoline gasoline 737.0 43.4
Low-sulfur diesel diesel 885.0 42.6
Methanol CH₃OH 792.0 20.1
Ethanol C₂H₆O 789.0 27.0
Butanol C₄H₁₀O 810.0 34.4
Acetone C₃H₆O 784.0 30.6
Liquefied natural gas LNG 450.0 48.6
Biodiesel biodiesel 880.0 37.5
Butane C₄H₁₀ 600.0 37.5
Propane C₃H₈ 493.0 37.5