Thursday, 9 August 2007


My car turned over 150,000kms while driving back to Ballarat on Sunday. This means I've driven approx 56,000kms in the 2.5 years I’ve had my licence. My statistical analysis indicates then, that I’m averaging 22,400 kilometres per year, which equates to approximately 430km a week, or 61 kilometres per day. To take this analysis a step further, assuming an average of 550km per tank of fuel, which seems to be about what I get on highway driving, I’ve burnt 101 tanks of fuel. A 40L refill at $1.15/L would indicate between $4,500- $5,000 worth of petrol in that time. The cheapest tank of fuel I brought was 95.5c/L, the most expensive $1.399/L. In that time I've owned the car I've had to replace the tires, windscreen, timing belt & some drive thing in the steering.

You don't have to live in The Matrix to be dependant on machines.


Sammy on 9 August 2007 at 12:30 pm said...

haha mines only just clocked over 100k

Kylie on 9 August 2007 at 7:44 pm said...

My Astra went to 97000 since Monday night... I have had it since 30/10/05, and it had about 54000 on it (I think)... So that's about 43000km I driven in this car, which is about 2047km/month, 462km/week, 68.25/day.


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