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Old 11-27-2011, 03:29 PM   #1
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Fuel savings

Calculated my fuel economy for the last tank of gas in the RAV4.

Fuel Economy
15.44
litres per 100 km
15.23
miles per US gallon
18.29
miles per Imperial gallon

I filled the tank Oct. 12 and today ( Nov. 27 ).

You can save a lot of fuel when you send the kid across the country to Halifax to attend university.

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Old 11-27-2011, 04:07 PM   #2
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Hi: gbaglo...Is that city, highway, or combined Towing or not towing Alf
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Old 11-27-2011, 05:20 PM   #3
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Re: Fuel savings

That's city only with lots of idling to stay warm while the Old Bag was in the store shopping ( or likely just reading labels ).

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Old 11-27-2011, 05:42 PM   #4
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Re: Fuel savings

None was towing. 15.5 is usually what I get towing and 11 liters per 100 k when not towing.

Not having the kid here saved me the most since I only drove the RAV4 278 kilometers in six weeks.

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Old 11-27-2011, 07:17 PM   #5
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Hi: gbaglo... You'll be able to do what we did!!! Use the fuel savings to pay for the air fares home for the holidays. : Alf
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That's done. She's home in two weeks for a month.

Gas bill for showers and laundry is lower and the electric bill for the hair dryer, but I don't think it quite makes up for the air fare.

Can't say I miss all the yogurt containers in the fridge.

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