Lower highway mileage? - Fuelly Forums

Click here to see important news regarding the aCar App

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-07-2008, 04:18 AM   #1
Registered Member
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 10
Country: United States
Lower highway mileage?

I average 40-43 when commuting to work on weekdays with weekend driving mixed in, but whenever I get on the interstate for a road trip my mileage falls into the 30s. My two trips to Atlanta and to Lafayette are my only tanks in the thirties so far, both 37. I drive at 65mph to keep from being run over.

rburnett is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-07-2008, 05:53 AM   #2
Registered Member
JanGeo's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 2,444
Country: United States
Location: Tiverton, RI
Send a message via Yahoo to JanGeo
You are probably stuck in fast moving traffic during the week and end up drafting without realizing it and then on the long trips you get into the wide open spaces and have to push all that air out of the way yourself.

JanGeo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-07-2008, 08:12 AM   #3
Registered Member
s2man's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 123
Country: United States
Ditto what JanGeo said. I find I do better commuting during rush hour. During off hours I can drive slower, but I have to plow my own hole through the air.
Roll on,

s2man is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How can I remove EPA type for my vehicle? airbus Fuelly Web Support and Community News 2 08-26-2011 02:00 AM
Current TV spot merckrx General Fuel Topics 1 08-14-2008 06:36 AM
I've gotta get a Smart zpiloto General Discussion (Off-Topic) 1 12-29-2006 06:18 AM
Greetings from Japan. GasSavers_Diemaster General Discussion (Off-Topic) 8 07-13-2006 06:56 PM
First coat of paint is on!!! Matt Timion General Discussion (Off-Topic) 12 10-03-2005 07:50 AM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 01:24 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.