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JCS
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2010 10:53:35 AM

What is the worst MPG you have had on a tank of gas.
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hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2015 10:29:31 PM

8 Mpg.
MertieMan
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2015 4:57:21 AM

I once had a 1972 Olds Delta88 that only got about 8 mpg.
MIT05
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2015 5:20:38 AM

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nru
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2015 7:44:03 PM

My yellow mustang might get 4 if I'm not hitting the gas, and my 66 pickup gets 10 on the highway. Lucky I don't drive either much or far.
MIT05
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hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2015 8:15:39 AM

7.5 mpg while towing.
ChiefNolarama
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2015 6:10:19 PM

28 with my commuter - ethanol and windy!
14 in the family van.
MIT05
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2015 9:36:12 AM

when I tow the boat 12mpg
GMOORE85
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2015 3:07:12 AM

6mpg, but that was pulling a 6500lbs trailor
rick_evans
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2015 12:36:03 PM

~11 mpg on my first car.
MIT05
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2015 4:59:30 AM

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Mininana
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2015 11:26:52 AM

higher than 15, but short trips and slush-plowing really pushes down the numbers
mtnrambo
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2015 3:54:58 AM

9 mpg
juniperus98
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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2015 2:34:26 PM

17. That was city driving. I get 35 - 40 on the hwy depending on the conditions.
Mininana
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Message Posted: Feb 5, 2015 10:16:14 AM

the cross trek just turned in something like 17.5, which was a very short tank after about 100 miles of almost exclusively short runs in the snow... and the mini fell below 30, gets a nice, solid 40-plus in the summer
anl0109
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Message Posted: Feb 5, 2015 9:53:46 AM

I think several years ago when I drove a '01 Chrysler Sebring with a 2.7L V6, I had a tank with about 18 mpg during a very cold winter in NE Ohio. Otherwise that car gave me about 27 mpg on hwy and 20 in city.
MIT05
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Calavera
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2015 4:24:58 PM

@Mertieman I have an 83 Olds 98 Regency and it gets about 12mpg. I think it should be getting atleast 15. Those 3mpg would equal another 75 miles per tank!
MIT05
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MIT05
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ricker2332
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2014 10:37:55 PM

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Mikeyy1960
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2014 7:23:15 PM

in my current car was first tank 32 MPG. since then have never been under 35 mob and that even with highway trip on vacation with brother driving my car..
RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2014 6:04:33 AM

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MIT05
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2014 4:47:18 PM

I have got as bad as 10 mpg in the truck in 4 wheel drive...
linku2gasbuddy
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2014 10:09:25 PM

20 mpg.
NoMorePlus
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2014 8:08:19 PM

My worst fuel economy was 7 MPG. 1995 Chevy Blazer. Generally, I averaged between 7 and 9 MPG. The computer was completely screwed up.
MIT05
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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2014 6:48:20 AM

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DaddyD302
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nickless
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MIT05
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Awing1
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jl1rp
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2014 6:50:33 PM

6 at a track day
eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2014 8:22:15 AM

probably about 32 mpg in current car
BBF_PFS
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2014 10:16:11 AM

5.4 mpg pulling 19,500 pounds up a steep incline.
MIT05
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 8:02:00 AM

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forestghost07
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 9:56:10 PM

SUV, 12. Vintage sports cars (2), 18 and 20
Vin63
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 9:51:00 AM

35 mpg in stop and go traffic during I-5 construction between LA and Lost Hills a couple of years ago.
KansasGunman
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 8:19:37 AM

Somehow I need to know that?

When we need fuel we fuel up, topping off...it is what it is.
MIT05
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Sep 23, 2014 10:07:34 AM

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Susan22548
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Message Posted: Sep 23, 2014 9:46:39 AM

9mph pulling 4500 lbs.of horses
MIT05
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MIT05
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SmoknFord
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2014 4:35:10 AM

8.4 , we were pulling a travel trailer.
Jetta_Pilot
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 10:51:49 AM

Just under 30Mpg was my worst!
luvmyrv
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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2014 6:41:35 PM

6.5
mybigtruck
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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2014 6:16:33 PM

Around 12.5 on my 2010 diesel, thanks to regenerations for emissions controls. Normally up around 16-17
MIT05
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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2014 10:08:25 AM

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Rudolf_Golf
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2014 9:30:58 PM

In the single digits or below diesel mileage tanks on very short trips, like mid-teens, compared to normal weather average of about 36 mpg (mixed city/highway, mostly city).
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