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I finally sold my gasoline powered car and got an electric car. I was unable to get any salesperson at any Hyundai dealer to give me the time of day so while I was interested in buying an Ioniq 5, I was able to buy Chevy Bolt. And with that I have bought my last gallon of gasoline. Well, at least for my car.

But wait, have I not been keeping track of every time I put any fuel into my cars for the past 15 years? Yes, actually, I had been keeping track.

Over the last fifteen years I've owned three cars -- two Subaru Imprezas and one Subaru Forester -- and three motorcycles. I recorded filling up the tank 447 times on those three cars.

For the 2007 Subaru Impreza...

Filled 249 times from October 2007 to April 2015.

3,198 gallons pumped
$9,845.61 dollars spent
Average 25 miles per gallon
Average 8.7 miles per dollar
Average $0.12 dollars per mile
Cheapest gas was $1.55/gal
Priciest gas was $4.15/gal

Best: 32mpg
Worst: 19mpg

For the 2015 Subaru Forester...

Filled 89 times from April 2015 to June 2018.

1,191 gallons pumped
$3,196.82 dollars spent
Average 24 miles per gallon
Average 9.3 miles per dollar
Average $0.11 dollars per mile
Cheapest gas was $1.84/gal
Priciest gas was $3.69/gal

Best: 38mpg
Worst: 19mpg

For the 2017 Subaru Impreza...

Filled 88 times from July 2018 to May 2022.

1,197 gallons pumped
$4,036.25 dollars spent
Average 25 miles per gallon
Average 7.6 miles per dollar
Average $0.13 dollars per mile
Cheapest gas was $1.94/gal
Priciest gas was $7.39/gal

Best: 32mpg
Worst: 16mpg

Overall that's...

5,587 gallons pumped
$17,078.68 dollars spent

Averaging 25mpg, 8.6 miles per dollar, and $0.12 dollars per mile.

Interestingly, the first Subaru Impreza cost about $17k, new, too. Just crazy.

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