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Impressive Fuel Economy

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  • Impressive Fuel Economy

    Hello all!
    When I bought my GX a few weeks ago, I was expecting to save money on the $ / gallon but not as much with the economy. I've filled up five or six times and have averaged a bit over 40mpg on my mostly freeway commute with a little traffic. Really impressed with the economy and am loving the price ($2.18 last time). My current work assignment has me driving an additional 150-200 miles per week so 54 cents back at 6 cents per mile actual cost will help cover the low cost of the car. Speaking of the low cost, my 2011 one owner, extra clean GX with 100K miles, was $6,200. That is cheaper than the cost of the CNG option when it was new....

  • #2
    My best ever was 43mpg all hwy. I was babying it the whole time and to get there I needed to be hyper focused on my technique.
    i usually average about 38-40 on a 09 civic fueling at the same location, time of day.
    Good luck out there!
    Silver 09 GX
    Phill G:1.5


    • #3
      Welcome to CNGchat, Andrey.
      Some great deals are out there on the natural gas (GX) Civics. The 2012 and newer ones have even better fuel economy and range. Enjoy!


      • #4
        Hi John, I am currently looking for a Honda GX for sale. Any suggestions where to find a good deal? Thanks


        • #5
          I see you are in Utah. Give Derek a call at Clean Fuels - he is a straight shooter:

          There are often GX's on KSL classifieds too.


          • #6
            My $1800 01 GX is hanging right around 40 mpg on 1.99 fuel. I would have been happy with high 20's mpg. This thing amazes me.


            • #7
              im getting 26 MPG in my 2012, as i drive it "affirmatively" love the .57 cents a gallon, currently I am using about 16 gallons per day (I pump @ 8 gallons per hour), i fill at night between 10pm and midnight (cheap rates)


              • #8
                I came at this a bit different. I installed submeters on my FMQ , keep a spreadsheet and over 150,000 miles on my 09 GX the fuel cost a bit over $.05 per mile


                • motoboy
                  motoboy commented
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                  Does that have the compressor cost figured in? Because $.05 per mile is like paying $2 a GGE and getting 40 MPG.