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How Much Do You Spend On Fuel

Just like the title says, how much do you spend on fuel a month? My wife is going to ECU next year and I'm trying to do a budget. Just wanted to get an idea how much everyone spends on fuel every month.

Last night I filled up with 24 gallons @ $2.65 a gallon, so fill up was about $63. I was thinking that I usually fill up 2 or 3 times a month. Dang that chit adds up $189 give or take.

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im about once a week. and using around 33-35gal and diesel is now 2.65 a gal and the total cost is around $70-95

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That sounds about what I spend on average. Of course I have a diesel and a gas truck as diesel goes up I drive the gasser more.

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This gets me to thinking how much does she spend on gas? Or should I say how much do I spend. Seems like evertime I get in her Escape Hybrid its always empty, I guess she thinks every last drop counts when you have a 12ish gallon tank and you get 32 mpg in a 4x4 brick on wheels.

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This gets me to thinking how much does she spend on gas? Or should I say how much do I spend. Seems like evertime I get in her Escape Hybrid its always empty, I guess she thinks every last drop counts when you have a 12ish gallon tank and you get 32 mpg in a 4x4 brick on wheels.
my dad always complains about that when he gets in the car or truck after someone else drove it lol

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UGH, if ya really want to know, I spend around 3k a month on fuel


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UGH, if ya really want to know, I spend around 3k a month on fuel


I do too much driving
That sucks!

I only fill up every 14-18 days so I only use 2 tanks a month, about 140-150 bucks a month.

I don't live very far from work though.

In general, I've found that when budgeting for fuel, take what you think you'll use and add 5-10%

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I fill up about once a week usualy 50-60 bucks

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Once or twice a week at $50 for a fill up. So $200 or so a month

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I go through about $80-$100 worth a month but I drive about 40 miles a day at least.
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