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View Poll Results: Average monthly fuel expense
Upto Rs.1,000 20 2.41%
Rs.1,001 - 3,500 268 32.33%
Rs.3,501 - 6,500 324 39.08%
Rs.6501 - 10,500 140 16.89%
Above Rs.10,501 77 9.29%
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Old 3rd April 2007, 15:15   #46
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Swift VXI - Approx 5000 every month ( Wife's car )
IKON 1.6 zxi - Approx 7000 every month ( My stop gap arrangement)
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Old 3rd April 2007, 15:44   #47
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Monthly averages running approx 3500 - 4000kms in my Honda Vtec (in mumbai and pune )Approx 300 - 340 lts month. Approx 16k to 18k
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Old 3rd April 2007, 16:03   #48
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Depends on the car actually.
does the most running around. From Cuffe Parade to Juhu. Spend the lowest on that though.
Rs 2500/month

The Merc too is a diesel (E270) and we spend around 2.5 - 3K on her every month too.
All the petrol cars on the other hand are 5K + even though they have limited useage.

I looked at the bill and noticed that if we shift to diesel, we'll save 10K each monthand that is a lot. Enough to buy another car on loan.
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Old 3rd April 2007, 16:06   #49
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98 Zen: Rs 2800
02 Pulsar 180: Rs 300
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Old 3rd April 2007, 16:16   #50
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I drive about 2000 kms per month at about 11.5 kms per litre. About 170 lits per month of Speed petrol.
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Old 3rd April 2007, 16:19   #51
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Petra, about 800 KMs+ @ 11.5 KMPL or so falls in to 70+ litres @ 51 Rs/ Litre. Fall on the average side. May be more like 1000 KM/ month including long trips, that turns out to be like 1000/12.5 KMPL = 80 Litres, in the range of 4000+ Rs.
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Old 3rd April 2007, 16:26   #52
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Baleno -- 4000 Rs.
Alto -- 2000 Rs (now sold)
Yamaha 135 -- 200 Rs
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Old 3rd April 2007, 16:36   #53
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Santro - 2 tank fulls - 2400/-
Aveo - 2 tank fulls - 3400/-
5800/- app. fuel bills per month ---------->> uncontrollable expense.
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Old 3rd April 2007, 16:38   #54
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Originally Posted by akroy View Post
Ooops 26K for a college student ????? Thats the average entry level monthly gross for a IT pro...
Anyway on a serious note, sucha poor average in a Baleno? How come?

Well when one is running a CR of over 12 , cant retard his ignition timing and hence has to get the FPR to pump in twice as much fuel as you would normally just to prevent knocking apart from using 97Oct with boosters that is what it returns .. Plus the fact that the sheer acceleration makes it a point that you have a heavy foot .. And when you have to go to a drag in bombay , then another track day in chennai apart from fooling around in town at midnight im not surprised ..
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Old 3rd April 2007, 16:51   #55
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Bought a car recently..so not going to drive much...

i am hoping around 2000-3000 for my kind of weekend usage.
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Old 3rd April 2007, 17:01   #56
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Robin, excellent idea!

Thanks Ishan, Scooby05, Triggercool & Mclaren1885 - else I was gonna be the odd one out here .........both my cars do approx 100-110 kms each daily, taking an average of 22 days of such running in a month, I end up at around 18,000 in a month! Slightly less during May-June when the kid's school is closed.

SB, make up your mind , which of the two posts is correct?

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Old 3rd April 2007, 17:08   #57
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Scorpio - 4510/- pm
Safari - 2000/- pm
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Santro - 4000 /- pm
Alto - 1500 /- pm
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Old 3rd April 2007, 17:44   #59
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Innova D

Monthly Kms - 4600
Amount - 460 Litre x 36 Rs = 16560
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CT 100 600 bucks !!!
iKON (if i use only weekends) 2000
iKON (regular use) 5-6 k

swift diesel-waiting for now
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