View Single Post
Old 01-20-2013, 05:42 PM   #24 (permalink)
razor02097
Master EcoModder
 
razor02097's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: ohio
Posts: 306

Tetanus - '95 Geo Tracker 4WD Base
90 day: 29.43 mpg (US)

300 - '82 Suzuki GS300 L
Last 3: 60.78 mpg (US)

Jeep - '98 Jeep XJ Cherokee Limited
90 day: 12.82 mpg (US)
Thanks: 28
Thanked 50 Times in 37 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by XYZ View Post
Funny how we can forget to mention everything that might be relevant to the situation...
I was trying to be polite. It was mentioned in the first post.

Quote:
Originally Posted by razor02097 View Post
I'm new to eco driving... I hope someone can advise me. I drive pretty much the same route every day. There are many ways I can take to bypass traffic but only 2 ways I can get home from the freeway. One route is longer but doesn't have any traffic lights or hills. The other route is shorter has 4 extra lights (which are horridly timed!), a slight uphill grade and a rather large hill.

It might be an easy question but the shorter route is actually 3.5 miles shorter...If I get stuck at every light (which happens about 50% of the time) both routes take about the same time to complete. I'm hoping there is a way to take this in to account. I don't have anything to tell me instant MPG.


My question is how can I figure out if taking the long way is actually worth it or not?
__________________



Project Avalon: E bike build
  Reply With Quote