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    Default How green is your driving?

    Apparently I am the "Gas Pumps best Friend".


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    I scored 60%, whatever the hell that means.
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    72% here.

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    HAHA... 70% at 15 mpg, they grade on a pretty steep curve.

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    That was looking stupid,but what it came with is just 100% me"

    Rank : The Roadmaster
    MPG SCORE : 61%
    Vehicle : 2003 BMW X5 4.6is
    You are a master of the road, possessing well-honed driving skills and instincts. You're somewhat green, but not like a hypermiler out there in a Prius or Fit. But you don't care, because honestly, driving should be all about the fun! America is the motoring capital of the world, and you're an example of our love to drive. Even at $5.00 gallon gas prices we'd still pay less than our European and Asian counterparts at the pump. Driving for the sake of driving is a great privilege, and you know how to enjoy it. Just keep the Earth in mind too, if you can .

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    I scored 71%, which is kind of lol given that I use zero gas on a daily basis. They didn't have the Volt in their db and no checkbox for "250+ mpg".
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    Rank : The Roadmaster
    MPG SCORE : 67%Vehicle : 2004 Cadillac CTS-V
    You are a master of the road, possessing well-honed driving skills and instincts. You're somewhat green, but not like a hypermiler out there in a Prius or Fit. But you don't care, because honestly, driving should be all about the fun! America is the motoring capital of the world, and you're an example of our love to drive. Even at $5.00 gallon gas prices we'd still pay less than our European and Asian counterparts at the pump. Driving for the sake of driving is a great privilege, and you know how to enjoy it. Just keep the Earth in mind too, if you can .

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    RANK : Gas Sipper
    MPG SCORE : 83%
    VEHICLE : 2004 MINI Cooper
    It's great to be part of the solution - not the problem, and making reasonable efforts to be green behind the wheel is cool. You like to have fun while being practical, your friends and family always enjoy driving with you. Your car is efficient, and you know how to drive it! There's more MPGs to be had, but at the expense of fun and practicality. If only everyone was as green as you, we'd be in a better world. <3 Earth

    With that said they haven't seen me on the track on the other hand nether have you.
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    73% but it says I have a Golf, not a Golf TDI..quite a bit of mpg differences there
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    RANK : The Roadmaster
    MPG SCORE : 64%
    VEHICLE : 2008 Honda S2000
    You are a master of the road, possessing well-honed driving skills and instincts. You're somewhat green, but not like a hypermiler out there in a Prius or Fit. But you don't care, because honestly, driving should be all about the fun! America is the motoring capital of the world, and you're an example of our love to drive. Even at $5.00 gallon gas prices we'd still pay less than our European and Asian counterparts at the pump. Driving for the sake of driving is a great privilege, and you know how to enjoy it. Just keep the Earth in mind too, if you can .

    Where's William with his 1000 MPG prius?

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    MPG Score:73
    You're green behind the wheel, but you keep it simple. It feels great to save gas whenever you can, but going overboard and completely altering your driving style to save a few bucks is counterproductive. There are other priorities for you in life besides hypermiling, but your MPG score is quite decent and you're off to a good start. Gas prices will only keep rising in the future, and when it gets to the point of actually hurting your wallet, then you might consider slowing down a little or buying an even more efficient car.

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    69 percent. Of what?

    You are a master of the road, possessing well-honed driving skills and instincts. You're somewhat green, but not like a hypermiler out there in a Prius or Fit. But you don't care, because honestly, driving should be all about the fun! America is the motoring capital of the world, and you're an example of our love to drive. Even at $5.00 gallon gas prices we'd still pay less than our European and Asian counterparts at the pump. Driving for the sake of driving is a great privilege, and you know how to enjoy it. Just keep the Earth in mind too, if you can .

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    Quote Originally Posted by psychoazn View Post
    Where's William with his 1000 MPG prius?
    I offset that with last weekend's 1,100 miles trip to Thunderhill in a 29' RV towing a Miata, averaging 7.5MPG.
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    76 in the civic
    lower in the evo but that's on e85

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    Quote Originally Posted by bellwilliam View Post
    I offset that with last weekend's 1,100 miles trip to Thunderhill in a 29' RV towing a Miata, averaging 7.5MPG.
    Pretty good considering it was the enclosed trailer right? Gotta be a huge perk of towing with the RV, no big penalty for an enclosed trailer since it's drafting behind you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by robburgoon View Post
    Pretty good considering it was the enclosed trailer right? Gotta be a huge perk of towing with the RV, no big penalty for an enclosed trailer since it's drafting behind you.
    Flat trailer. William's RV despite being really comfy, convenient and sporting a burly Ford V10, doesn't quite have enough power to tow the enclosed trailer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by emilio700 View Post
    Flat trailer. William's RV despite being really comfy, convenient and sporting a burly Ford V10, doesn't quite have enough power to tow the enclosed trailer.
    balls. seriously, balls. RV + enclosed would be some serious win.

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    Quote Originally Posted by robburgoon View Post
    balls. seriously, balls. RV + enclosed would be some serious win.
    one good thing about towing with an RV: there is a very difference in mpg with towing and not towing. it is 7.5mpg towing vs. 8mpg. I can't even see the trailer behind me when I am towing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by robburgoon View Post
    balls. seriously, balls. RV + enclosed would be some serious win.
    It's really really hard to find a motorhome with even 6000lbs towing capacity There are a few around, based on E450 platforms but they're hen's teeth. And some of the Chevy-based Roadtrek's are up to 9000lbs, but they're expensive and tiny (19-21ft). To do it properly you need a pusher diesel. Motorhome plus open trailer is a pretty practical combo.

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    Why would one buy a motorhome that's not diesel? Or rather, why do they even make non-diesel motorhomes?

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