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SheilaT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-15-06 10:03 PM
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49. So you're saying that
the difference between 50 mpg and 40 mpg is only 5 tankfuls of gas per year? I'm assuming a 10 gallon fill up here. I find that hard to believe.

My husband recently traded in a Nissan Xterra for a Honda Accord and only needs to fill his car once a week instead of twice a week. Of course, he's driving about 60 miles per day to and from work, so it's somewhat more than 10,000 miles per year, but the very first week with the Honda he noticed the difference. I'd had to twist his arm somewhat to get him out of the Xterra, and the only reason he was willing was the rising cost of gas. He was convinced he needed the bigger car, but discovered to his pleasure that the Honda had as much cargo space as he needed. He does miss being higher up on the road, but has noticed how vastly more maneuverable his car is, especially in bad weather.
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