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View Poll Results: With gas prices on the rise and us owning full size Bonnevilles that don't get the best gas mileage.
I'm going to get rid of my Bonneville for a more fuel effecient car. 10 7.19%
I'll keep my Bonneville regardless of the rising gas prices 129 92.81%
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Old 05-10-2008, 11:07 PM   #11
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Not a chance. Like others have said, fuel economy is really quite good for these cars. Seems like my fuel economy has gotten better with time!
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I am sure the Montero will go before the Bonneville. as long as I keep getting at or close to 400 miles out a tank of gas then the Bonnie is the gas miser of my fleet.
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Gas would have to get into the $8 to $10 / gallon (at least) region for it to make sense to get rid of the H-body for purely economic reasons.

I believe that price could happen within the next 12 to 18 months, if only briefly.
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I gotta get rid of it. I dont have much choice takes to much gas to get to and from work 90 of my part time pay check goes into gas that goes away within a week.
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My Bonneville is one of the most fuel efficient vehicles I've owned so far. So I'm already driving my 'economy' car... lol
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Before you decide to sell, you might want to do the math on the car you intend to replace it with. Overall cost difference might surprise you.
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From my cold, dead hands!
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Originally Posted by harofreak00
Bonneville stays regardless.. just to much into it.

Highly thinking of getting a motorcycle though....
Not a whole lot into the bonne, but I LOVE IT. So I hope to keep this thing till I die. And If gas goes much above 5 bucks a gallon I will go find a motorcycle and ride that around in the summer.
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If gas gets ungodly high I have an ace up my sleeve. We used to have a room tenant for a few months and gave us some electric bike in lieu of 1 months rent. And nobody told me about it until about 2 weeks ago. I got this thing to go 30mph and it can go highway speeds .

The only cons are when the batteres die and I'm still away from I have to pedal it. and the thing is HEAVY (100 pounds) and getting it to spped is tough. But a good workout which I need.

Oh, and when it rains. Obviously.
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bonnevilles get just as good highway MPG as many of the newer cars advertised as fuel efficient... and i don't put many miles on. If i do get rid of it, it wont be because of fuel economy
X2, my friends Ford Focus a supposed Economy car only gets 31 mpg highway. When I told him I have gotten 31 in the past he was surprised. Should have seen the look.
I only drive about 2,500 miles per year and most of it around town. The cost of a new car, and property taxes, would far exceed what I am paying now.
If they made one that gets 40 around town, I would consider it and use the bonneville for highway trips.
The Prius is one but its too Ugly and not my style.
I may have to sell one Bonneville if my mother in law gives my wife her new car.
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