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What's your fuel consumption?

Discussion in 'Performance & Fuel' started by ChevyFan, Aug 29, 2008.

  1. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member 1000 Posts

    We've got other threads like this, but how much fuel do you think you go through in a year?

    I just figured it out, and my Fuel consumption for 2008 is probably going to be about 900 gallons of gasoline.

    I drive 35 miles to work each way, 3 to 4 days per week. I then drive around town a bit each day and will take an occasional trip somewhere in the region.
  2. retired2001

    retired2001 New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    For just the pickup, I use aprox. 1500 gal.. If you include the motor home, add another 1500 gal. Thanks, now I'm depressed!
  3. tbplus10

    tbplus10 Super Moderator Staff Member Platinum Contributor 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    I used roughly 750 gals of fuel so far for 2008, but most of my miles were on the bike with 45+ mpg.
  4. Springthing

    Springthing New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts


    Ya... there's just something that happens inside you when you see the gas pump numbers pass $100 and keep on going like it's a slot machine rolling for a 7-7-7.

    What happens inside of me is "Hmm.. maybe I should bring this right back home and go pick the dog up from the kennel with the V6 car instead."

    I'm not sure what the fuel consumption is yet but I think when I drive down the road with the windows up, the radio off and I listen closely I can actually hear the gas getting sucked through the fuel line...
  5. tbplus10

    tbplus10 Super Moderator Staff Member Platinum Contributor 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    I've got the almost exact same Suburban as yours and it hasnt left the driveway in 3 months because of fuel prices and I enjoy my 30+ mile commute on the bike (if it's not raining) .
  6. vncj96

    vncj96 New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    honestly, dont want to add it up, but its been better after getting the beaters, 88 Z24 and the woman has a 99 breeze( this spring to be replaced by a CTS-V:party:) the burban only leaves for trips and to take the two dogs somewhere.
  7. Calbaby968

    Calbaby968 New Member 100 Posts

    I'm not sure about how many gallons I go through or would go through over the course of the year. I only put on about 30 miles a week on the truck in Jan and Feb. March I hopped on the bike and went to my parents house in Daytona Beach,FL. When I came back, it's nothing but bike unless it's raining out. I have a heated suit that I can't wait to try out in the winter if gas prices are up at $4 again. However, my truck does get anywhere from 15 to 20 mpg unless I'm running late for my 31 mile drive to work. Then I have to stop half way to fill it back up. Hahah.
  8. zach45

    zach45 New Member 100 Posts

    had my truck i thin k maybe 4 months and my D?Ic shows 320 used but i reset it after about 100 or so...
    ughhhh

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