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Old 05-09-2018, 10:34 AM   #149 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
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Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

MPGiata - '90 Mazda Miata
90 day: 53.56 mpg (US)

Winter beater Metro - '00 Chevrolet Metro
90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

Fancy Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 66.29 mpg (US)
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Gas topic creep

A personal finance writer I follow at a major newspaper addressed the issue of rising gas prices this week:

Pity the two-vehicle family with a mortgage up for renewal this spring

Quote:
Between higher borrowing costs and surging gasoline prices, a typical family could easily expect to pay an extra $165 or more per month.

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Interest rates are a much bigger deal than gas prices, unless you drive a thirsty truck or SUV.
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