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how much money do u spend on petrol a week?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by audi_driver, Jul 22, 2008.

  1. audi_driver

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    I only use my car 3 times a week now and a 40 pound fill up lasts me up to 3 weeks! its amazing:arco:
     
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  3. TrickyLad

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    how annoying.

    drive 45 miles every day and a tank usually lasts about 8 working days (so just shy of two weeks and a weekend)

    costs about £30 a week
     
  4. PNH80

    PNH80 Low life livin' the high life.

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    Mine varies wildly but i'd say about £20 a week (commuting to work), nothing outrageous. I only have a 10 mile round trip to work but at weeknds i sometimes spend another tenner depending what i'm doing...
     
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    60-70 per week
     
  7. MarcQuinlivan

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    about 70 euro to fill the tank and it lasts two and a half weeks (maybe three at a push) if I'm only going in and out to work.
     
  8. Staz

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    It varies for me. I only do short drives normally but then I have to do long drives to the UK and back every so often.

    By the way fuel costs more in Germany and NL than in the UK. They're up to about 1.65 a litre for super plus, that's £1.31 according to XE.com.
     
  9. PaulAr

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    £40 ish per week.
     
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    About £70, 300 miles commuting a week. More if I actually go anywhere :ermm:

    That's with V Power at 1.22 a litre
     
  11. Matt

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    None... its a diesel!

    Fill it up about once every 2 weeks so prob works out at about £30 a week
     
  12. marriedblonde

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    I fill mine up 3 times a week and I stick £60 a week in Claires as well (thats about half a tank)

    J.
     
  13. Con S3

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    On average for me i spend about £60 a week, depending on the particular job im working on.
     
  14. MarcQuinlivan

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    I filled up on Saturday for €1.289 a litre!
     
  15. Matt

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    dare I ask roughly how much that costs! I'm hoping for your sake its a small tank :)
     
  16. S3 Big Andy

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    £120 per week, I get 200 miles a tank avg 19.4 mpg
     
  17. marriedblonde

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    I wish :( It's a 55 litre tank, I alternate unleaded/super each time. It's between £55-60 a tank to fill.

    J.
     
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    Ouch.

    I get through about £10 ave Diesel per week, unless I have a business trip, in which case it varies (but I do get 40ppm back on my expenses).

    The MX-5 gets through a bit more, I'd say ave £15 per week, depending on what trips the Mrs makes.

    Paul
     
  19. sjahS3

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    £60 a week.. gets me about 250 miles :racer:.
     
  20. phantom

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    £0 per week :ninja:

    p
     
  21. S3 Rav

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    around about £70 a week now which gets me about 350 miles
     
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    About £140-160/week, but getting slightly more (about 350miles more) than Big Andy's 200miles per tank!
     
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    £35 of diesel last me about 7 days i do about 240 miles off it,
     
  25. marriedblonde

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    On the brightside prices are due to fall a few pence per litre so it will get slightly cheaper :)
     
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    I don't even want to talk about mine! :Flush:
     
  27. Nilz

    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)
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    I normally put in £60 a week of V power petrol and that gets me about 360 miles, majority of my miles are motorway, and my DIS is now showing that the car is averaging 31.2mpg :applaus:
     
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    72 bastarding quid to fill my R32 up the other day.

    Got a paltry 220 miles out of it.
     
  29. PaulAr

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    New word of the week.
    Brilliant!
     
  30. redbutcher

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    So far have put £300 of the black stuff in the motor this month - yes I do a fair bit of travelling with work. Luckily I'll get most of that back when I claim for business mileage at the end of the month.
     
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    Im fortunate, i work offshore/overseas for 4-6 weeks at a time so only put in about 60 at a time that does me 10-14 days :arco:
     
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    filled up friday and filled up again today :( £70 a go

    usually about every 7-9 days - 340 miles to a tank
     
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    Although mine is a deisel. fill it twice a week with BP Ultimate £140
     
  34. newbiecrg

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    around £100

    Pedro
     
  35. copperband

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    I usuallly have about 3 visists a week to my local Shell, spending about £150 a week on Vpower which normally gets me from Bristol to Maidenhead (and back) twice a wek and Leeds (and back) once a week. About 850 miles. Fortunately mine is mainly business and I able to claim the majority back.
    I get about an average 25mpg.
     
  36. RobinA3

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    I spend about £80 a mth on fuel, i only use my car at weekends and do about 100miles each weekend if that.

    Usually the car just sleeps in the garage as i walk to work or the missus drives me in if its raining or if i am late out of bed...............which is pretty much every morning.
     
  37. xs2man

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    Man. I got a diesel, £70 to fill her, and will do 3 tanks every 2 weeks. Got my 1.8T aswell, and will do a tank every 2 weeks on top (£60)
     
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    About £75 a week, that gets me about 520 miles from my new A4.

    I didn't think that was too good compared to my old A3 2.0 TDI but having read some of the other posts I'm now a bit happier :yes:
     
  39. audi_driver

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    its kinda frightening how much money we spend on petrol a year. Average person spends about 70 odd pound a week in this forum, times that by 4 then 12, thats 3360:sadlike:.
     
  40. newbiecrg

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    well I think it is cheap!!!

    I would spend a lot more money if I had to use the public transportation, not to mention time and also inconvenience...

    In my case £100 it comes cheaper in the end.

    Pedro
     
  41. marriedblonde

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    The option of using public transport isn't there for me. To get a train to work would mean leaving home at 5am and making 3 changes to do a 52 mile trip.

    So my fuel/car costs are well worth it to me as well.

    Who given the choice would rather take public transport?

    J.
     
  42. Matt

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    very few I imagine!

    Petrol/diesel is still too expensive though
     

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