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Price Og Gas In PA/OH/MI  
User currently offlineSilverfox From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 1058 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1150 times:

Whats the average price per gallon in these states, and how much MPG would i get out of a Honda Civic or similar sized ental car?
Thanks

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User currently offlineElectraBob From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 931 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1148 times:

Michigan --

Filled up Thursday at a Shell station in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn Heights -- $1.64 per gallon -- regular.

Can't help you with your small car mileage.



Having a smoking section in a restaurant is like having a peeing section in a swimming pool.....
User currently offlineKYIPpilot From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 1383 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1137 times:

I live in Michigan; fuel was 1.69 today. A civic will get around 30 MPG.


"It starts when you're always afraid; You step out of line, the man come and take you away" -Buffalo Springfield
User currently offlineOdie From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1641 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1135 times:

I live in the Lehigh Valley and it costs about $1.63 per gallon for regular and $1.70 for premium.

User currently offlineCptkrell From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 3219 posts, RR: 13
Reply 4, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 1129 times:

Well, let's see; current av prices are $1.65/gal and if a Civic gets about 30mpg and you drive 1000 miles, that's 33.33 gallons. Even if prices go up to $2.00/gal that's only an extra $11.66 per thousand miles, about the cost of having about four-five beers in a regular bar/restaurant, IF you leave the girl a tip). Probably not a financial issue, even on a budget? Regards...jack


all best; jack
User currently offlineSleekjet From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 2045 posts, RR: 22
Reply 5, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 1124 times:

If you're talking about a Honda Civic Hybrid, 45 mpg is normal. Actually, I've averaged 45.7 for the 30K I've put on mine.


II Cor. 4:17-18
User currently offlineRockyRacoon From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 951 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1118 times:

1.69 today at Shell in Cincinnati (87 octane)

peace

[Edited 2004-02-29 01:57:42]

User currently offlineBaw2198 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 637 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1115 times:

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

1.45 for 89 oct. 1.69 for prem.

Honda civic, if standard not hybred. About 25-27 MPG in town and about 31-35 on highway.



"And remember, Keep your stick on the ice"--->Red Green
User currently offlineSilverfox From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 1058 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days ago) and read 1100 times:

To all who replied,

thanks a million for the info,
will be visiting US in fall and driving from PHL to DTW, so it gives me an idea on what to budget for.

30-40 mpg at less than 0ne GBP is going to be heaven.

I am filling up my car today, tank is nealy empty and at 3.50 GBP per gallon and a 23 gallon tank im not going have much change left from 80 gbp, and i get 15 mpg!!!!
really looking forward to doing all the rustic bits in PA, looks like there is a lot of history there


User currently offlinePortcolumbus From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 1614 posts, RR: 4
Reply 9, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1094 times:

Columbus, OH was $1.78 for 87 octane, $1.98 or so for premium.

User currently offlineRockyRacoon From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 951 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 1088 times:

I hope you enjoy the PA Turnpike it's a real bitch at times.  Smile

peace


User currently offlineSilverfox From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 1058 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1085 times:

Rocky,
I am trying to do all the non touristy bits and keep on the back roads want to see a lot of scenery etc


User currently offlineCptkrell From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 3219 posts, RR: 13
Reply 12, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1082 times:

If you're going to wind up in DTW, be sure to budget time for The Henry Ford (formerly Greenfield Village and Henry Ford Museum) in neighboring Dearborn. Most visited landmark in North America and well worth the day (at least) you'll spend there. Kind regards...Jack


all best; jack
User currently offlineRockyRacoon From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 951 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1082 times:

The turnpike does offer great scenery, lots of construction/delays at times because most of the road is only two lanes each way. Are you planning on going though northern PA instead? Either way make sure to soak up the scenery in PA because once you hit OH there's nothing rolling country side and plains at best.


peace


User currently offlineSilverfox From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 1058 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1077 times:

Jack/Rocky

Yes Dearborn is certainly on the list (3rd visit) and intend starting off fron PHL via the steam museums at Strasburg and Scranton, then to Niagara,Falls and getting to DTW via the Appalachian Parks, for the wildlife and leaf fall.
Spending 2 weeks in Ann Arbor, going to the Michigan Game, and doing a bit of junior football refereeing.


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