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Wow i just did the math on how much im spending in gas in a year.... I Put 15 bucks of gas in my tank each day which is 105 a week which is 420 a month which ends up being about 5 grand a year.... and its only going to get worse once i start school i think i need a DD...
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You must drive a ton putting 15 bucks in a day.
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S*** you must drive a lot. My truck is my dd and I spend approx $45 bucks every two weeks. Once I start college I will get raped in gas money.
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yea i do drive a ton and its all city...

what are some good gas saving cars around 4 grand?
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look at older honda civics. even if they have higher mileage, those things will last forever and get great gas mileage!
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my trucks tank last me a week and a half- two weeks a tank. and i just let it get to a quarter tank left. 35ish to fill up each trip. get about 290-310miles per tank. lately have only been driving to work and back and havnt filled up for two weeks starting today, and im barely at half a tank!200ish miles too. i love my ranger.99 xlt supercab 2wd v6 3.0l flex fuel :D
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with my misfire issue, i am at about a quarter right now with around 150 miles on the clock.. yeah.. Do the math lol
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I've noticed those kia Rios get good mileage and you can pick one up for $4k or less with under 80k miles. There are also those little Chevy Aveos that are pretty cheap too. I don't know about high mileage reliabilty but if it's been taken care of I don't see an issue.
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Good little cars...

Honda civic, accord, prelude, del sol
Nissan sentra, altima, maxima
Toyota Camry, corrolla


The altimas, and toyotas are pretty ugly, but they last...
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I spend 120~200 bucks every two weeks on gas.

Its a lot worse when you throw in the boats consumption.
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Found this this focus ZX3 for sale around you. It will get 25mpg
2001 Ford Focus in Tremont, IL 61568: Hatchback Details - 258856550 - AutoTrader.com
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i must be the only one whose gas bill goes down when im at school. 2 seats=never driving anywhere plus being a mile off campus means i fill up once a month
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ha can't wait to see what mine is this fall, I;'m going to be commuting all week M-Thursday its about 40 miles round trip
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I've spent about 900 in the ilttle over 2 months I've had my truck.
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Found this this focus ZX3 for sale around you. It will get 25mpg
2001 Ford Focus in Tremont, IL 61568: Hatchback Details - 258856550 - AutoTrader.com

that will get a hell of alot better than 25 mpg i get 32-35 in my car every tank. and you can get a good used focus for around 4k
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that will get a hell of alot better than 25 mpg i get 32-35 in my car every tank. and you can get a good used focus for around 4k
My brothers ZX3 gets a solid 25mpg yours must be on steroids.
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+1 on teh carolla. If I steal my wifes and dont let her drive it I can get it upto 37mpg combination city highway. Hers is not truely a carolla tho its a chevy prizm (same thing) and its a 99 there is an ideticle one for sale for like 2k with a 5spd and around 110k
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How about a bike? You can pick up a cheap bike easily for 2 grand and depending on the engine size you can get over 50 MPG all day long. Just drive the truck when its going to rain
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i will prob. get a focus for a DD when we get tot he states.. good gas mileage, modability, and its a FORD!
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Foxbody . . . no joke. My 88' GT (speed density and fully loaded) was my daily from July 08' to February 09' (yes I drove it in the snow and cold). I could go to my farm and back (45 mile round trip) on 1/8 of a tank at 70-90mph, and it only cost like $50 to fill (for comparison, my 88' GMC Sierra costs about $100 to fill). You may not believe me or take me serious, but if you like Foxbodies, ask or search around, I was amazed the first time I had to gas mine up.

Escort ZX2 and Focus ZX2 (or w/e it's called), Fierro, MR2 (both handle great) are also great, fun little cars. Or a motorbike . . .
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How about a bike? You can pick up a cheap bike easily for 2 grand and depending on the engine size you can get over 50 MPG all day long. Just drive the truck when its going to rain
But during winter that'll be a problem.
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But during winter that'll be a problem.
gas prices are low in the winter anyway.

GET A BIKE!!
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