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Offline Max Wedge

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What is Your Yearly MPG?
« on: December 02, 2013, 06:19:16 AM »
What is your yearly MPG? I put 24,000 on my main vehicles, with 12,000 on the bike at 50mpg, and 12,000 on my Jeep at 20mpg, which gives me a yearly average of 35mpg, about the same as someone who drives a Ford Focus all year.

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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2013, 06:44:33 AM »
I don't keep track. I know the Tundra is horrible so it's a good thing I drive a company truck during the week. The VFR averages in the 40-45mpg range.
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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2013, 07:37:48 AM »
My numbers go way down when you factor in the tractor  :facepalm:

My Tiger is averaging high 30's right now.  The Multistrada was significantly better MPG-wise.

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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2013, 07:41:14 AM »
2010 Concours - 15,000 a year.  42mpg summer / 38mpg winter

2001 Tundra - 3,500 a year.  Figure about 15mpg

2003 Forester - 15,000 a year. 24mpg

John Deere X520 - 50 hours a year.  1 gallon per hour.  ;D

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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2013, 09:54:24 AM »
2010 Concours - 15,000 a year.  42mpg summer / 38mpg winter

2001 Tundra - 3,500 a year.  Figure about 15mpg

2003 Forester - 15,000 a year. 24mpg

John Deere X520 - 50 hours a year.  1 gallon per hour.  ;D

So discounting tractors, the Cablebandits used 1,233 gallons of fuel this year to travel 33,500 miles, resulting in a yearly fuel average of 27.16 mpg. See how green we all are? Makes you not feel so bad about the Tundra (that is, of course, that it bothered you at all, beside the pocketbook.)
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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2013, 10:05:05 AM »
The only thing it hurts is the wallet.  I could really care less about being "green". 

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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2013, 10:07:52 AM »
Well my major is in "Justification" and minor is "Finagling", so I am just trying to keep my skills sharp. Winter is long.....
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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #7 on: December 02, 2013, 11:24:53 AM »
The BMW R1200GS gets about 46-47 highway around 42-45 city...not bad for such a big bike..

Hyundai gets like 28MPG highway/20 city




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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #8 on: December 02, 2013, 12:36:28 PM »
The BMW R1200GS gets about 46-47 highway around 42-45 city...not bad for such a big bike..

Hyundai gets like 28MPG highway/20 city

So what is your yearly average?
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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #9 on: December 02, 2013, 12:38:04 PM »
probably 37.5 mpg highway...since about 50/50 on the bike/car

damn I'm green..

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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #10 on: December 02, 2013, 12:56:30 PM »
Fucking math :facepalm:
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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #11 on: December 02, 2013, 03:38:49 PM »
Fucking math :facepalm:

Yes, a little math, but you get the chance to squelch Accord drivers when they hassle you about driving a big truck.
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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #12 on: December 02, 2013, 03:41:34 PM »
I have a friend who drives a Prius. He needs to be beaten.
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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #13 on: December 02, 2013, 03:42:03 PM »
Scott drives a Prius too. He suffers enough already though.
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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #14 on: December 02, 2013, 04:38:59 PM »
VStrom - 7500 miles/year @ 52 mpg

Mazda3 - 6000 miles/year @ 25 mpg
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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #15 on: December 02, 2013, 05:49:11 PM »
i used to track all my vehicles, but then i changed vehicles so often (including bikes), i gave up. My Elantra gets probably 36-38 and is finally getting some mileage put on it - 10-12k instead of 4-6k. the Minivan gets 19-20 and probably gets 6-8k a year. I just got the 14 so no annual mileage figure yet. but even then, I'd have to hand calculate its mileage since the onboard is all over the place it seems... 38 ave, but then my right wrist twitches and my MPGs drop like flushing a toilet. must be a problem with the dash.  :D
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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #16 on: December 02, 2013, 06:40:29 PM »
Well shit. I didn't know I was allowed to include Susan's Prius C. Do we include our lawnmowers too?
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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #17 on: December 02, 2013, 07:29:01 PM »
last year I did 45000 in the tdi jetta (on the low side 50 mpg) and another 15000 on the bikes (about 40 mpg if I was lucky)

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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #18 on: December 02, 2013, 10:08:50 PM »
RAV4 - 15k miles/yr - 24 mpg average.  $0.50/mile including insurance & depreciation costs.

Wee 650 - 6k miles/yr - 45 mpg overall average   $1/mile & worth every penny.
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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #19 on: December 02, 2013, 10:35:18 PM »
According to my Gas Cubby app:

For the past year (12/2/12 - 12/2/13):
Average MPG for the Forester was 18.99 MPG; total miles 8019; cost per mile $0.21
Average MPG for the Ninjette was 58.15 MPG; total miles 2627 ( :-\); cost per mile $0.07

(Caveat that I stopped riding the Ninja in mid-July!)

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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #20 on: December 02, 2013, 11:14:57 PM »
RAV4 - 15k miles/yr - 24 mpg average.  $0.50/mile including insurance & depreciation costs.

Wee 650 - 6k miles/yr - 45 mpg overall average   $1/mile & worth every penny.
(50+ when I'm being good; 42-44 when I'm having fun.  I like having fun.)

$1.00 per mile for the Wee? That is a nasty depreciation schedule or some seriously expensive gas  :o

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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #21 on: December 03, 2013, 08:47:03 AM »
The only thing it hurts is the wallet.  I could really care less about being "green".

What he said.  My bike gets about 32 to 36 mpg during regular riding, can stretch to 42 when on the highway.  My CAR however barely gets 15 mpg city, and 22 highway, so I don't even want to contemplate how much gas I'm burning in the Hemi Magnum.

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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #22 on: December 03, 2013, 09:01:45 AM »
Factoring in just tires and gas (insurance is negligible)  My gas hog Tundra is "greener" than the bike.

Tundra: 23.2 cents per mile

Concours: 24.4 cents per mile.


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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #23 on: December 03, 2013, 10:48:51 AM »
According to my Gas Cubby app:

For the past year (12/2/12 - 12/2/13):
Average MPG for the Forester was 18.99 MPG; total miles 8019; cost per mile $0.21
Average MPG for the Ninjette was 58.15 MPG; total miles 2627 ( :-\); cost per mile $0.07

(Caveat that I stopped riding the Ninja in mid-July!)

So...8019 miles at 18.99mpg is 422 gal,
2627 miles at 58 mpg is 45 gal,
so 467 gallons got blue 10,646 miles.
10,646/467 = 22.79 yearly MPG. (about the same as a 4-cyl Equinox, year round.)

See? Isn't this fun?

(Apparently not, no one else has bothered to do the math. It must just be me and/or the monotony at work.)

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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #24 on: December 03, 2013, 01:56:33 PM »
i could do the math but then it would be one heck of a WAG. not worth it to me. and not very informative.
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Re: What is Your Yearly MPG?
« Reply #25 on: December 06, 2013, 02:56:28 PM »
RAV4 - 15k miles/yr - 24 mpg average.  $0.50/mile including insurance & depreciation costs.

Wee 650 - 6k miles/yr - 45 mpg overall average   $1/mile & worth every penny.
(50+ when I'm being good; 42-44 when I'm having fun.  I like having fun.)

$1.00 per mile for the Wee? That is a nasty depreciation schedule or some seriously expensive gas  :o

Got me to thinking - went back and actually looked at my spreadsheets - what I posted was correct a few years back.  Original post was from memory.  Things have changed.  Maybe senility really has started to set in; I am over 30 and all that.  Updated data:

RAV4 - 15,336 miles/yr - 23.6 mpg average.  $0.38/mile including insurance & depreciation costs.

Wee 650 - 5,802 miles/yr - 47.3 mpg overall average   $0.56/mile & I wouldn't care if it cost twice that much; worth every penny. 
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