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Efficiency log for: Insight - 2001 Honda Insight
  • Lifetime Fuel Economy: 91.5 mpg (US), 2.6 L/100 km, 109.9 mpg (Imp)
  • 90-day Fuel Economy: 90.1 mpg (US), 2.6 L/100 km, 108.2 mpg (Imp)
  • 3-tank Fuel Economy: 90.1 mpg (US), 2.6 L/100 km, 108.2 mpg (Imp)
  • EPA Combined Rating / % over rating: 53 mpg (US) / 70% (based on 90-day fuel economy)
  • Total fills: 13
  • Average cost per gal/L: $2.73 per gal (US); $0.00 per L (price data entered for 10 fill/s)
  • Average cost per fill: $27.37
  • Average distance cost: $0.03 per mi. / $0.02 per km
  • Total fuel used: 118.81 gal (US), 449.7 L
  • Total distance traveled: 10869.8 mi. / 17493.3 km
  • Total cost: $273.69
  • Total fuel saved vs. EPA: 86.3 gal. (US) / 326.7 L
  • Total saved: $235.6 (based on avg. cost per gal./L)
  • Average tank distance: 836.1 mi. / 1345.6 km
Fill date Distance Fill amount Price Fuel Economy Details
2010-12-15 969.3 mi
1559.94 km
10.52 gal (US)
8.76 gal (Imp)
39.82 L
354.52 kWh
$2.879
($30.29 total for this fill)
92.14 mpg (US)
110.65 mpg (Imp)
2.55 L/100 km
1.09 gal (US)/100 mi
365.75 Wh/mi
I hadn't been obsessing too much on this tank. Almost half of it included a trip to South Florida, where getting ridiculous MPG wasn't the top priority.

However, toward the end of the tank, I pulled a number of amazing short trips to bring my number up - mainly due to grid charging and a new modification that powers up my BCM and also supplies a gauge to give me a far more accurate indication of my battery status and allowing me to use it wisely.

Otherwise, this included a number of longer trips, where battery power needed to be conserved, as I wasn't able to charge at the other end. The rest were in-town trips. Many weren't stellar until the end. I've been able to max out my MPG on the meter at 150+ using the battery on very short trips, but only this week have I started measuring the kWh usage.

I've also been seeking out open outlets (but not had too much success) for charging on the go. I've also become less shy about informing my friends that I'm borrowing a bit of electricity from them!

They're now getting used to either me walking up with my cord reel in hand, or already being plugged in when I knock on the door - their being trained well!
2010-11-24 966.8 mi
1555.91 km
10.31 gal (US)
8.59 gal (Imp)
39.03 L
347.45 kWh
93.77 mpg (US)
112.55 mpg (Imp)
2.51 L/100 km
1.07 gal (US)/100 mi
359.38 Wh/mi
I've been a little behind on updating my mileage, as this tank was filled before Thanksgiving (almost a month ago). I'm still not making regular (work) trips, so in-town mileage is definitely limiting me. However, I'm getting back on the wagon and doing a better job of charging consistently without being obsessive.
2010-10-21 859.9 mi
1383.87 km
10.2 gal (US)
8.49 gal (Imp)
38.61 L
343.74 kWh
$2.789
($28.45 total for this fill)
84.3 mpg (US)
101.28 mpg (Imp)
2.79 L/100 km
1.19 gal (US)/100 mi
399.74 Wh/mi
Got fired on this tank. Was going through some hard times and didn't always try as hard as I should have. Also, a lot of short trips, and not always grid charging. Also got stuck in ridiculous traffic on multiple occasions. Finally started picking things up toward the end of the tank so I wouldn't have to hold my head low in shame. I'm starting the next tank strong, and at this rate, it's going to last me till Christmas!
2010-09-10 409.2 mi
658.54 km
4.19 gal (US)
3.49 gal (Imp)
15.86 L
141.2 kWh
97.66 mpg (US)
117.25 mpg (Imp)
2.41 L/100 km
1.02 gal (US)/100 mi
345.06 Wh/mi
Trying to still get good MPG without obsessing. Really trying to handle OCD properly. Still able to pull 90+ without trying too hard on my daily trips. Short tank because car was borrowed by girlfriend for a trip - she got 63.2MPG over 394.4 miles, but she has a little bit of a lead foot!
2010-08-02 1203 mi
1936.04 km
10.45 gal (US)
8.7 gal (Imp)
39.56 L
352.17 kWh
$2.559
($26.74 total for this fill)
115.12 mpg (US)
138.28 mpg (Imp)
2.04 L/100 km
0.87 gal (US)/100 mi
292.74 Wh/mi
Grid charging at home & work most of the tank. Driving fairly slowly and getting as high as 135-140 on my regular trips. Second half of the tank had to be at 120MPG or better. This is tiring, so I am going to try to drive a little more normal, but maintain 100+MPG.

Note that I'm wasting a fair amount of gas with battery recals in the AM, but plan to fix this by wiring up the BCM power while charging. I also will be building a faster charger to maximize driving ability between cycles. Still not using AC, but it hasn't been too hot here. Concerned about temps charging at work, so I've claimed the shadiest spot and am covering the car on hot days. My 100ft extension cord and reel make all of this less of a pain.
2010-07-13 1118 mi
1799.25 km
10.79 gal (US)
8.98 gal (Imp)
40.84 L
363.62 kWh
$2.599
($28.04 total for this fill)
103.61 mpg (US)
124.5 mpg (Imp)
2.27 L/100 km
0.97 gal (US)/100 mi
325.24 Wh/mi
Goal to get 100MPG tank, struggled at first, but then replaced EGR Gasket and built Grid Charger. Now charging daily and I'm much more happy with MIMA. Driving rather slowly on the highway, trying to stay at around 50MPH. I hit 127.8MPG on one trip home from work and could have done more. Many 115+MPG trips. Next step is to fix SoC so I'm not wasting gas as the battery recalibrates. A 100MPG tank should be easy from this point out, but I'm trying to work on my OCD, so I might make things more reasonable.
2010-06-24 949.5 mi
1528.07 km
10.42 gal (US)
8.68 gal (Imp)
39.44 L
351.15 kWh
$2.589
($26.98 total for this fill)
91.12 mpg (US)
109.39 mpg (Imp)
2.58 L/100 km
1.1 gal (US)/100 mi
369.83 Wh/mi
First tank with MIMA, dealing with battery nearly dead most of the time. Also replaced EGR valve to get rid of bucking, but also introduced air leak causing increased consumption at idle.
2010-06-06 706.3 mi
1136.68 km
7.935 gal (US)
6.61 gal (Imp)
30.04 L
267.41 kWh
$2.589
($20.54 total for this fill)
89.01 mpg (US)
106.85 mpg (Imp)
2.64 L/100 km
1.12 gal (US)/100 mi
378.61 Wh/mi
Final tank before MIMA Install. Filled early to record new MIMA tank.
2010-05-26 892.4 mi
1436.18 km
10.46 gal (US)
8.71 gal (Imp)
39.6 L
352.5 kWh
$2.649
($27.71 total for this fill)
85.32 mpg (US)
102.46 mpg (Imp)
2.76 L/100 km
1.17 gal (US)/100 mi
395 Wh/mi
Normal daily trips. Swapped steering wheel and put battery out of whack. Had to recalibrate and wasted lots of gas in the process.
2010-05-09 971.7 mi
1563.8 km
10.55 gal (US)
8.79 gal (Imp)
39.94 L
355.54 kWh
$2.798
($29.52 total for this fill)
92.1 mpg (US)
110.55 mpg (Imp)
2.55 L/100 km
1.09 gal (US)/100 mi
365.89 Wh/mi
Trip to West Palm Beach and back for Mother's Day. Aiming for 1,000miles on tank, but night time crept in, ruining my MPG.
2010-04-23 844.3 mi
1358.77 km
10.27 gal (US)
8.55 gal (Imp)
38.88 L
346.1 kWh
$2.87
($29.47 total for this fill)
82.21 mpg (US)
98.75 mpg (Imp)
2.86 L/100 km
1.22 gal (US)/100 mi
409.93 Wh/mi
Includes trip home from Stuart.
2010-04-11 685.6 mi
1103.37 km
8.767 gal (US)
7.3 gal (Imp)
33.19 L
295.45 kWh
$2.96
($25.95 total for this fill)
78.2 mpg (US)
93.92 mpg (Imp)
3.01 L/100 km
1.28 gal (US)/100 mi
430.94 Wh/mi
Trip from Deltona to Stuart, fueled up before coming home.
2010-04-02 293.8 mi
472.83 km
3.948 gal (US)
3.29 gal (Imp)
14.94 L
133.05 kWh
74.42 mpg (US)
89.3 mpg (Imp)
3.16 L/100 km
1.34 gal (US)/100 mi
452.86 Wh/mi
Initial drive home to Deltona from Polk County and first few drives to work and around town. Still learning

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