Enter the total horsepower (hp) and the total cost ($) into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Horsepower Per Dollar. 

Horsepower Per Dollar Formula

HPD = HP / D


  • HPD is the Horsepower Per Dollar (HP/$)
  • HP is the total horsepower (hp)
  • D is the total cost ($)

To calculate Horsepower Per Dollar, divide the total horsepower by the total cost.

How to Calculate Horsepower Per Dollar?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Horsepower Per Dollar.

  1. First, determine the total horsepower (hp). 
  2. Next, determine the total cost ($). 
  3. Next, gather the formula from above = HPD = HP / D.
  4. Finally, calculate the Horsepower Per Dollar.
  5. After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

Example Problem : 

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

total horsepower (hp) = 450

total cost ($) = 3000