what kind of gas mileage do you get?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by HennysMom, May 4, 2009.

  1. HennysMom

    HennysMom Keeper of the Tiara

    So I see all these ads on TV for these vehicles that get the "best" gas mileage and it got me to thinking. We keep track of what mileage we get out of our vehicles, and while some are obviously MUCH better than others - it also got us to thinking that even with our 9 year old car, it still gets better gas mileage than some cars of todays standards.


    2000 Dodge Intrepid: 26-28 mpg hwy / 22 city

    2002 Crown Vic: 26 mpg hwy / 22 city

    2005 Honda Civic Hybrid: 48 mpg consistently

    2007 Ford F250: 15 mpg hwy / 13 city *ouch, but its a big truck*

    1969 Dodge Charger: 8 mpg LOL!

    So what does your vehicle(s) get per gallon?
  2. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    06 Cobalt gets anything from 25 to 35 mpg.
    the harley can do 40 to 45 mpg.
  3. SophieLain127

    SophieLain127 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2009
    05 chevy aveo- about 21 mpg
    91 Ford Ranger- about 25 mpg

    I wish I could get a vehicle that gets so much more mpgs
  4. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    02 Corolla - 30 MPG
    97 Suburban - 15 MPG but we love it!
  5. georgialee

    georgialee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2009
    Knoxville, TN
    Ugh. My 2004 Mercury Mountaineer gets on average 14-15 mpg. [​IMG] BUT it's also paid off. [​IMG]

    eta: it's supposed to be 16city/21hwy but it's not.
    Last edited: May 4, 2009
  6. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    Quote:I love our Cobalt. WE went down to Corbin Ky, which is a 350 mile drive with a mix of long flat stretches on Interstate and going through some smaller mountains and hills in KY, anyways we got a 35.5Mpg average.!! the car was fully loaded
  7. HennysMom

    HennysMom Keeper of the Tiara

    Quote:I hear ya! WOOT for being paid in full! All of ours are as well except for the newest edition (Crown Vic [​IMG] ) as the Intrepid is on its way out... [​IMG] it will be paid off soon though.

    Debi - yeah, but those big suburbans come in handy dont they [​IMG]
  8. Equus5O

    Equus5O Chillin' With My Peeps

    I commute 75 miles, one way, five days a week. I started with a 2001 Jeep Cherokee, which averaged about 19 mpg. Now I have a 2006 VW Passat, and I'm averaging at least 32 mpg. The Passat now has 120,000 miles on it. My husband's 2001 Ford F150 gets about 11 mpg! But his commute's only about 9 miles.
  9. RabbitMage

    RabbitMage Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 27, 2009
    I have a 2006 Scion xA, I get about 34 in town and if I drive it right, around 36-38 on the freeway. Driving this car 'right' means no heavy acceleration and not going over 60 MPH. I don't drive that way. [​IMG] But I still manage to get between 32-34 MPG on the freeway.
  10. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    06 Hyundai Sonota 25 city/ 29-31 hwy

    Harley Davidson FLHRSI 50mpg average

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