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View Poll Results: Average monthly fuel expense
Upto Rs.1,000 20 2.36%
Rs.1,001 - 3,500 271 32.03%
Rs.3,501 - 6,500 331 39.13%
Rs.6501 - 10,500 144 17.02%
Above Rs.10,501 80 9.46%
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Old 4th July 2012, 21:49   #271
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Till last month I used to spend around 8k every month on Petrol / LPG for my 2007 Honda City vtec and around 500 for my bike.
Recently shifted to Linea MJD, yet to calculate the fuel bills.
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Rs 1600 to 1700 per month. This is for tata indica turbo (550 to 650 kms)
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I spend 8 thousand on swift and approximately 4k on alto. Quite high for city commuting, I believe.
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Old 4th July 2012, 22:49   #274
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^^^If I were you, I would not even bother taking the car for a less than 2km commute and would either walk down (can then combine the morning walk & office commute) or get a nice cycle and cycle down. And use the Getz for longer drives and highways.
Nice idea Biju, I am sure it is workable.

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I would have loved to walk but there is no footpath for almost 1 km (flyover). Its risky walking on that flyover. Also the climate is very hot and i did think of buying a cycle but did not as i am here for a temporary stay.
I am sure you do not have to walk on the flyover, there must be space to cross that junction without having to climb the flyover. The flyover is meant only for vehicles, not pedestrians.
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Till last month I used to spend around 8k every month on Petrol / LPG for my 2007 Honda City vtec and around 500 for my bike.
Recently shifted to Linea MJD, yet to calculate the fuel bills.
Tell me about it.
My Monthly expenditure on fuel was 10-12K per month until January(used to drive a petrol accent),got a Linea MJD and fuel bills are around 4.5K per month.
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Old 5th July 2012, 03:55   #276
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I am still doing about 1000 to 1200 kms per month running on average. With the price of Diesel at 46 Rs here in Bangalore and given the vicious bumper to bumper Bangalore traffic and the lousy roads, both of which need one to drive constantly in low gear, I am still spending around 3800 per month or Rs. 3.16 per kilometre. This is based on the spends incurred in the last 7 months of usage since I changed vehicles.

This spend is under control on account of significantly increased Fuel Efficiency. I used to do pretty much the same mileage in my Scorpio and used to get an F E of 10kmpl approx in the city, going up to 12 odd on highways.

With the Yeti the overall FE stands at about 14 or more across city and highway usage. This translates to spending less on Fuel each month. I don't drive about un necessarily if I can help it, thereby ensuring greater usage discipline too.

Now imagine what the savings could be with a Nano which gives 25kmpl or a Reva, which might cost about 40 paise per km!

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Old 5th July 2012, 06:23   #277
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Would like to pipe up with something amusing - for my 1200 km monthly commute in my 4-wheeler and mainly during peak hours, I spend about 600/- on average. That's because I use a Reva. Of course I can only boast of the economics until I have to change the batteries!

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Old 5th July 2012, 11:13   #278
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Drive 50 Kms per day (to and fro) office alone.
So, 1000 Kms + another 200 Kms misc.
With a FE of 8.5 to 9 in my Fiesta 1.6, i will spend 10,000 on Petrol per month, if i dont do highway runs.

But then, i do quite a bit of WFH nowadays.. So, end up at 2 tank fulls.
3200 * 2 = 6400 minimum/month.
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My Fiesta Petrol runs 1000 KMs on average every month out of which 850 - 900 KMs is on Highway. This would translate to approx Rs 6000/- per month for petrol. Also, my Alto runs approx 350 KMs in city which requres around 25 lts of petrol. This would amount to Rs 1900/- for petrol.

Hence my total petrol expense Rs 7900/- approx.
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Daily drive to college from my home on my dzire results in a monthly expense of around 1700. One year ago it was near about 1100. Thanx to the Congress government.
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Since my work timings need me in office by 730, I get a decent run in the mornings, but the evenings is a different story - over the last few months have consistently noticed a mileage of about 11.5 (that is if I fill BP, I once filled from HP and got only 10, and with Shell I get as much as 12.5). On an average I have started spending about 1500-1750 a week on fuel for the 1.6 fiesta.

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...I don't drive about un necessarily if I can help it, thereby ensuring greater usage discipline too....
Most weekend runs to the markets I take an auto / bus - saves me the parking hassle and gives me the exercise!

I have also discovered the Volvos. The Volvo's are a blessing- making the daily commute to Whitefield do-able & hassle free. I am planning atleast once a week jaunt in the bus- if not for any other reason - I am doing it for the environment!

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With the price of Diesel at 46 Rs here in Bangalore
Given that everything automotive costs higher in Karnataka due to the high taxes, how come they spared diesel ? It is ~45 in Chennai I understand, so just 1Re more is not bad.

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Most weekend runs to the markets I take an auto / bus - saves me the parking hassle and gives me the exercise!
madan, how does travelling in an auto/bus give you exercise ? You should be using your 28-geared cycle for exercise. BTW, did not know that you shifted to Blore. Only after reading this post and then checking your location did it strike me.
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madan, how does travelling in an auto/bus give you exercise ? You should be using your 28-geared cycle for exercise. BTW, did not know that you shifted to Blore. Only after reading this post and then checking your location did it strike me.
Walking to and from the Bus stop! and its only 21speed! not 28!

The move happend about 4 months ago.
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Honda Unicorn - Rs. 1000/- approx for occasional rides to office and getting household chores done.
Fiat Uno petrol - Rs. 1500/- for spare use.
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I am sure you do not have to walk on the flyover, there must be space to cross that junction without having to climb the flyover. The flyover is meant only for vehicles, not pedestrians.
There is no road below flyover as a railway track runs through (ghansoli).
Now i have shifted back to bengaluru and my office is 1.5KM from my flat .
I am planning to buy a cycle now.
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