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jrferrari

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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2012 9:19:04 AM

Do you record your gas mileage so you can see if it changes over time?

It can be any method, paper, spreadsheet, online, or any other method.

I started with a small hard cover notebook and moved to Excel and then online. Excel is nice because I created a bunch of graphs.
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ny10
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2013 12:24:51 AM

never done it, but maybe I should do it
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northroad
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2013 9:08:06 PM

fuelly
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JunGleJimBo
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2013 3:10:51 PM

Yes, I use GB for tracking my mileage. It is also pretty easy to check, because I usually use about 10 gallons of gas before I need to fill up. Just take a quick look at my trip odometer and move the decimal and I have my mileage.

Jim

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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2013 2:02:48 PM

yup
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DoctorOH
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2013 12:29:53 AM

I keep a mental note of my mpg's
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2013 3:35:45 PM

22.7MPG
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dgsteven
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2013 3:43:53 AM

yes
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2013 6:19:51 AM

on my gas receipt
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2013 5:45:41 AM

Yes, iPhone app
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rick_evans
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:03:56 PM

fuelly.com
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tjhunter
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 12:15:47 PM

Yes on this sites "fuel logbook"
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jjb67
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 11:42:39 AM

There are two methods of gas mileage measurement that I use:

1. When I fill up my tank, I reset the trip odometer. Then when I fill up the next time, as soon as the pump stops automatically (indicating full), I get a receipt and note the trip odometer mileage on it before resetting it for the next round. I then calculate MPG from what I wrote on the receipt and the number of gallons dispensed and enter that in my spreadsheet.
2. Since my car has a fuel economy display, I write that number on my receipt also, and enter that figure in my spreadsheet.

Combining the two figures, I can see what variances exist (if any) in my fuel economy.
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RockShagwell
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 10:43:37 AM

no but i need to start
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 6:46:21 AM

No.......
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superscion
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:35:37 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2013 3:21:38 PM

yes
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Quick68
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2013 3:55:07 AM

I keep it on GasBuddy.
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ldb002
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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2013 6:35:42 PM

Yes, my car keeps record. Currently my car gets 34.3 mpg! Love my Nissan Versa.
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superscion
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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2013 3:21:35 PM

Yes
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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2013 12:51:46 PM

road trip iPhone app
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lwood655
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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2013 7:35:13 AM

on this sites' fuel log book
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tjhunter
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2013 10:57:30 PM

This sites "fuel log book"
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dassfg
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2013 8:25:51 AM

On the receipt
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2013 8:20:33 AM

Yes . . .
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contiki
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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2013 11:09:19 AM

no.........
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steffy628
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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2013 7:26:07 AM

Yes, I enter all my data into Fuelly online
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2013 5:31:37 PM

I use the road trip iPhone app
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GKW
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2013 11:46:57 AM

Yes. I completely fill the tank every time I get gas, write down the miles on the odo, the location, gas brand, gallons to fill, price per gallon, MPG reported by vehicle computer (no good; it is off). I periodically enter the data into a spreadsheet - I have data going back to 1979! I have also started noting the orientation of the vehicle because if sloped toward the filler inlet a fill up can wind up as much as 1.5 gallons less than sloped the other way.
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mdr46
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2013 4:04:02 PM

Yes, I write it down in a notebook that I keep in the car.
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Madridjoe
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2013 8:31:46 AM

no, i watch the mileage shown on the vehicle's computer just to monitor what I am getting relative to previous readings so that I would notice a real change, but that is all
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2013 6:56:24 AM

Road Trip iPhone app
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2013 11:51:59 AM

Only on long trips.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2013 10:41:05 AM

Yes....
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2013 9:58:12 AM

I get the receipt and write my mileage, and record it in the GasBuddy Fuel Logbook.
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pghbill
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2013 1:34:36 AM

I used to save the receipt and write the mileage on it.now I occasionally track it to determine fuel milage.
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2013 12:56:18 PM

no
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2013 10:36:58 AM

in my head
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2013 9:02:32 AM

yes
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morrongiello
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 7:08:23 AM

every time I fill up on the receipt
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 7:02:00 AM

on my gas recipt
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Zennyboy
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 6:59:36 PM

I record a lot of data for my mileage:

Total Fuel Cost
Cost per litre
MPG
L / 100KM
Litres used

Cost per KM - Averaging $0.106 per KM driving (since I bought my car)

Here's some surprising numbers about how much cost of gas is, over the life of the car:

http://gas-share.com/forum/forum/the-lounge/technology/85-tesla

[Edited by: Zennyboy at 10/11/2013 7:00:23 PM EST]
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 2:18:31 PM

road trip app for iPhone
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pagbowl
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2013 8:56:57 PM

No
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2013 5:20:09 PM

Yes
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dassfg
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2013 8:20:39 AM

Each fillip on the receipt
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 9:44:22 AM

yes
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 9:14:33 AM

I have 2 vehicles and use a iPhone app called Road Trip to keep track of fuel use.
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 6:40:24 AM

on gas receipt
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 3:37:33 AM

No, never have.
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 12:43:42 AM

yes, I have a note book and enter data into excel.
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