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Old 05-21-2008, 12:49 AM
 
Location: San Diego, CA
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Scion xA - about $30-$35 every 2 weeks. Gas is $4/gal here. I commute to/from work at non-peak hours and try to drive at 65mph or slower to save gas.
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Old 05-21-2008, 06:25 AM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX
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I filled up the Opel station wagon I rented in Germany last week with diesel (it is cheaper than gas in Europe) and it cost me $116.

The Jeep takes about 15 gallons and costs $55-60. I get about 250 miles out of a tank. The Passat takes about 17 gallons and will get over 400 miles to the tank. The Odyssey takes about the same amount of gas and gets about 350 miles.

The motorcycle, a Honda CBR1000RR, takes about 4 gallons ($16+) and gets 125+ miles to the tank. Yes, that is only a tad over 31 MPG, but this bike was not build to be economical...

My mountain bike runs on Nature Valley Trail Mix Bars (Fruit and Nuts) and Gatorade or just water, and I am not sure what the MPG is but I know the range is about 20-25 miles max.

Cheers! M2
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Old 05-21-2008, 06:40 AM
 
Location: Diyallusss, TX
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Another TIP to save gas:

Don't sit in traffic or leave your vehicle idleing.....hehehe
If you can ask your bosses if you can come in on off hours to get away from rush hour stand still.
When I lived in So Cal, many employers did just that! They staggered hours for those employees who were willing to do so.... They also gave incentives for car-pooling....
HA! I remember one of my last jobs there, Workers Comp Adjuster, State Fund..... If we car pooled AND staggered our working hours by one hour from the 'regular' shift, we got every other Friday off... I was so exhausted by that second Friday, that I slept on the couch all day, and when I got back to work on Monday, facing all of Friday's, Saturday's and Monday's mail, I went to bed about two hours after I got home every single workday......
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Old 05-21-2008, 06:45 AM
 
Location: Diyallusss, TX
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1994 Honda Accord EX
last fillup $42
have no idea on the mileage
work from home (at least for now), so incredible savings there.....
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Old 05-21-2008, 06:49 AM
 
Location: Smalltown, USA
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Ford F250 - holds 36 gallons so if I let it go all the way to empty then fill er up at $4.49/gallon for diesel it would cost me about $160
I fill up at half a tank, it usually cost me around $80, but I am getting 17.5 mpg (not bad for an F250, IMO). If I would change my driving habits I can get around 21mpg. I tried that but it only lasted about half a tank .

I have seriously considered getting a more fuel efficient vehicle but I just can't justify the cost since my truck is paid for. I looked at the VW Jetta's last year, the TDI's get around 50mpg. The sticker price said $27,000 so I asked the salesman what is the best price for this car? He looked at the sticker and he said $28,500. I was like WTF??!!! that is $1500 OVER the sticker and he said "yep, and were getting it". I just walked away.
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Old 05-21-2008, 06:49 AM
 
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Kymco People 250 = $6.42 at $3.65/gal., or 68 mpg.

Jeep Grand Cherokee 6 cyl. = Haven't filled it up for about 2 months now, and it still has 1/2 a tank. I figure it would be around $60 at $3.65/gal., or 22 mpg.
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Old 05-21-2008, 06:49 AM
 
Location: College Station, Texas
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KIA Rio

$35 a week. About every 350 miles.
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Old 05-21-2008, 06:53 AM
 
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2006 Chevy Silverado. About $75, last time I filled up. I can go about 2 1/2 weeks on one tank if I just go back and forth to work. Now the Mini van, that's another story, it swallows gas!
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Old 05-21-2008, 09:28 AM
 
Location: Culebra/1604 area
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2007 Scion tC - Takes about $45 a week to fill up, and gets about 280miles a tank. It could be more on the highway, around 35mpg. can go to corpus and back on a little less than a half a tank. My driving habits are another factor as well to the 25mpg in the city.
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Old 05-21-2008, 09:36 AM
 
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petrockmedia ~ do you just LOVE your tC?! My hubby has one, actually it was the 3rd one in SA! We LOVE it!! Big Scion fans here! I drive his tC anytime I get the chance, better gas mileage than my Sienna. (And we get closer to 30mpg in his, but yeah, driving habits. LOL!)
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