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FYI...there are ~5 gallons left when the light comes on so depending on where and how you're driving +/- load and towing, you've got at least 40 miles of range left.
When that light comes on you still have a reserve of 5gal
Good to know, my wife did the same thing to me last week. She takes my truck to work when I'm staying home with the kids and last minute tells me she has an appointment to get paint repaired on the Odyssey from the dealer (we got the paint/leather warranty that actually wasn't a bad decision), so she takes the Hundy.
The thing is I knew I was low on gas, but wasn't planning on driving. She gets home complaint that she had to put some gas in at Shell. We always try to use our Sam's Club because it is almost always $0.20 cheaper than everywhere else, so we don't like filling up elsewhere.
I don't drive the whole weekend, start my Monday morning commute, I'm 5 miles out, and the gas light comes on. It was a rare time I left without my wallet, so I had to borrow money at work to get gas in the Hundy to get home. The guy I get money from starts talking how he heard on the radio that you shouldn't leave a tiny amount of gas in your car when it is really cold because it can freeze. It's 5 degrees, so that's all I could think about.
When I talk to my wife about it, her stance is I left it low on her, so deal with it. Now she knows, always at least put in half a tank.
Tell that guy at work that the gas will not freeze, if you really want to set him straight you can tell him that alcohol sticks to water, the gasoline you're buying has ethanol in it, so any water that might freeze has been removed.
But I'd just give him his money back with interest and say "thanks"