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Old 02-22-2018, 12:37 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by ksa8907 View Post
I don't know anyone with a job who drives less than 12k miles per year. Do a lot of people actually drive that little? I pack down 2600 miles every month, not including what goes on the company truck.
Apparently the average registered driver in the USA drives 14,425 miles per year.

My wife and I are both employed full time. We drive to work daily and head to the mountains or beach frequently. Looking at my vehicle logs for 2017:

Spark: 8600 miles
Prius: 8195 miles
Astro: 1692 miles
Total: 18487 miles or 9244 miles each

She is 5 miles from work and I'm 21 miles. My commute takes 50 minutes each way her's is about 10 minutes.

Average driving stats here: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ohim/onh00/onh2p11.htm

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Old 02-22-2018, 09:20 AM   #22 (permalink)
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I have a 7 mile commute for work. I put about 5k miles per year on the car I drive. This is intentional. As much as I enjoy tinkering with them, I don't want to live my life in a car.

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