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|Subject: Re: Could I Have an "Attaboy!"||Date: 6/12/2013 10:47 PM|
|Author: joelcorley||Number: 307086 of 308519|
You wrote, Given the distance, you won't recover the difference in less gas usage.
Yes, I can do the math. It still burns me that I get such poor mileage. I probably use the car for a bit over 100 miles/week now - way less than I used to. But I'm still burning almost 5 gallons/week or almost $20/week in gas.
If I get >40mpgs, that's a savings of less than $10/week or about $500/year. At that rate, it would still take a long time to justify the added cost of a hybrid.
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