Originally Posted by PontiacDad
Not to hijack this thread as it is on topic but how far has anyone gone with the fuel light on? The furthest for me is 45 miles accross a mountain pass, bit nervous and kept it below 70mph.
Gas stations can be few and far between up here.
I've gone close to 35 miles with the fuel light on, but that was when I knew there were multiple gas stations for me to stop at. Normally I don't let it get too far below half tank before I fill up.
Back to the topic of the thread... How many miles are you guys getting per tank of gas. When I let it run down (35 miles after the fuel light came on), I had 387.7 miles on the tank. I filled up with 15.633 gallons for a mostly highway (some back country) mileage of 24.8 mpg. I have been averaging 24-25 mpg on my longer commutes and only as far down as 21 mpg on around town and back road type stuff.
I didn't figure that was too bad considering my old Intrepid would get at best ~21 mpg on the same trips and I am alittle more 'spirited' with the bonnie.