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crudeuser

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Message Posted: Jun 29, 2011 2:10:45 PM

Many of us log gas consumption (e.g. MPG or L/km), but how many of you also track the amount of your city and highway driving?

a) I track city and highway driving
b) I don't track city and highway driving but I would like to
c) I don't track city and highway driving and I don't care to

I just started tracking so my answer is a), though I'm just guesstimating. I don't have a good system for accurate tracking.
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 7:20:12 AM

Yes, really no difference. Speeds @ 65 or more lower MPG's too much.
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pawnkingfour
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2014 9:07:02 PM

Nope!
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rather_bike
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2014 8:33:02 PM

my car's computer gives me an avg mpg (or L/100km) rating...
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outlaw329
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2014 8:31:27 PM

I do not track them seperate, but together.
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The_Waysiders
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2014 6:57:37 PM

We often track our mileage, both city and interstate.
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dassfg
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2014 2:50:18 PM

with freeways and road construction this would be a useless exercise -- I get 47+ on straight Interstate driving and 41 average otherwise - good enough for me!
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2014 7:10:02 AM

no
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2014 5:59:54 AM

No
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krazkar
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2014 12:05:31 AM

no
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2014 5:22:00 PM

Yes
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d_clark
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2014 4:33:34 PM

no
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2014 12:29:44 PM

No
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2014 7:41:05 AM

No real difference with my manual equipped Toyota. Our auto equipped Hyundai gets about 10 MPG less in city driving.
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dgsteven
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2014 7:31:08 AM

no, I don't like it
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pawnkingfour
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2014 9:50:10 PM

I would like to, but I didn't have the time.
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bentley86
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2014 4:54:06 PM

No, it is what it is
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Houckster
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2014 3:47:04 PM

It is almost impossible to track city and highway driving per se. Just when are you driving within city limits and when you're not is very difficult in many cases to know.

I keep track of my driving very closely but I define "city driving" as miles at less than 50 MPG and "highway driving" as 50 MPH or more.

A
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SmoknFord
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2014 11:35:52 AM

Not at all
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randy3116
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2014 10:47:11 AM

i track all driving
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2014 7:58:47 AM

No
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contiki
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2013 7:18:19 AM

No..........
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tjhunter
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2013 5:57:24 AM

A) Every time I get gas and fill up. I use gas buddies "fuel logbook" for both vehicles and found it saves me from having to
Keep receipts
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antonbubba
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2013 12:40:08 AM

most of the time i do.
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ScottAdams5
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2013 8:36:07 PM

Yes.
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BeauTruong
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2013 11:47:27 PM

religiously!

Gas-Share dot com
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Zennyboy
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2013 11:35:44 PM

n
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2013 7:01:43 PM

My currant monthly gasoline bills have been $10.-$17. lower than my household heating gas bill, therefore I don't worry about my mileage economy. The difference amounts so far, I use to pay for routine other auto necessary mileage maintenance/supplies.

Still I drive with fuel conservation in mind almost daily, being retired I seldom have a hurried attitude when driving, really drive even less for less annual total mileage on all vehicles.
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GAJDHI
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2013 3:56:58 PM

yes
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2013 12:19:29 PM

yup
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2013 11:24:03 PM

Yes
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46chief
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2013 11:58:52 AM

I track it on long trips.
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2013 10:48:07 AM

I use the Road Trip app
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stonejd
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2013 7:11:28 AM

No... just the average
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2013 6:26:37 AM

somewhat
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contiki
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2013 6:08:52 AM

no..........
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2013 5:54:16 AM

No
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shasta2e
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2013 11:00:50 PM

u to, but not so much any more.
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atdes
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2013 10:36:55 PM

yes
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jl1rp
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2013 10:12:35 PM

I don't brake them out just total tank MPG.
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jdmd6613
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 10:57:00 AM

Yes most of the time
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hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 9:11:24 AM

Try too:
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2013 1:27:50 AM

I have tracked it in the past, no need to now. I can always tell on a monthly basis when I have more green $ to spend on other shopping items when gas prices along with transportation cost(driving) are way less per month and allows that to happen even a recreational day to explore away from home, affordable from a regular harnessed budget........
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DHIGAJ
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2013 9:00:10 PM

yes
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jdmd6613
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2013 10:13:23 AM

Yes, most of the time
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2013 8:59:44 AM

it's to much of a mix
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Vin63
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2013 12:38:40 PM

Yes, it's part of the fuel mileage program I use.
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justinemt14
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2013 6:58:38 PM

Sometimes.
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2013 5:46:31 AM

no
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PassmyGas
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2013 5:18:15 AM

no
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2013 1:23:37 AM

yes
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herbiepopnecker
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 10:06:57 PM

No
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