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What do you spend on gasoline per month these days?

I really don't know because I don't break down my spending that way. I do keep track of my total vehicle expenses. That includes maintenance, repairs, insurance, registration and gas. SGSpouse and I have two vehicles and typically spend about $7500 to $8000 per year on vehicle expenses. We travel a lot and a fair amount of that travel is with a big gas guzzling Nissan Titan pick-up with a camper shell. You can't really participate in the volunteer archaeology work we do without an off-road vehicle. The good news for us is that as volunteers for the US government, we do get to deduct 14 cents per mile and certain other expenses on our taxes.

This year I expect my vehicle expenses to decline fairly radically. Through August I've spent only $2600 on vehicles. A lot of that is because SGSpouse injured her knees and we haven't been able to work on nearly as many archaeology projects - so the Titan has sat in the garage. The other major contributor to the decrease is that we traded our Saturn VUE that got 21-27 mpg in for a Hyundai Accent that gets 32-42 mpg last December.
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