View Single Post
Old 05-22-2008, 05:06 PM   #4 (permalink)
PaleMelanesian
Hypermiler
 
PaleMelanesian's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Texas
Posts: 2,320

PaleCivic (retired) - '96 Honda Civic DX Sedan
90 day: 69.2 mpg (US)

PaleFit - '09 Honda Fit Sport
Team Honda
Wagons
90 day: 44.06 mpg (US)
Thanks: 611
Thanked 428 Times in 280 Posts
Some of you have seen this before, or an earlier copy of it.

This is my daily commute, over the last 1.5 years. 500+ data points.

125% (above full on the gauge) and 1% (empty / low fuel light) both have 1/3 as many data points as the others.

My car stumbles / sputters a bit when it gets low, but still has fuel. I haven't run it dry yet. I may need to fix something there.

I have an 11 gallon tank.

Q3 is the 75th percentile, or halfway from average to max.
Q1 is the 25th, or halfway from average to min.

The linear portion (25%-125%) of the mean chart calculates out to about 0.5% decrease per gallon added.


Click image for larger version

Name:	fill_level_2008_may.gif
Views:	604
Size:	5.5 KB
ID:	780
__________________



11-mile commute: 100 mpg - - - Tank: 90.2 mpg / 1191 miles

Last edited by PaleMelanesian; 05-22-2008 at 06:14 PM..
  Reply With Quote