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The Amazing Fuel Cost Calculator!

...well its not that amazing really but maybe useful to some of you.

I'm in the middle of car shopping with Mrs. G and the whole petrol vs diesel vs mpg vs car cost is becoming a bit of a head ferk.

So over a bowl of cereal I've knocked up a small template which shows you the monthly fuel cost based on MPG, Price per Litre and Miles travelled per month.

You can modify the MPG numbers if you want as the lowest is 38mpg which is not really low enough for Alfas.

The price per gallon is calculated automatically.

I am quite proud of my achievement as I am not an accountant and don't use excel.

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cheers mate - handy that
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No worries!

Also makes 62mpg Toyota Aygos look good!

(I have just slapped myself)

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Crude but effective
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I'll just have to suffer my apparent lack of prowess with numbers and balance that with being a character somebody might like to start a conversation with. Eh, BF?



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Re: The Amazing Fuel Cost Calculator!

Thanks for that, really useful!

I see the V6 drivers wont be able to use it though, doesn't go as low as 17 mpg
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Isn't that a good description for oil itself ?
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Thanks for that, really useful!

I see the V6 drivers wont be able to use it though, doesn't go as low as 17 mpg
Ha ha.

You can change around the MPG numbers though, and if by magic it will recalculate.
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Isn't that a good description for oil itself ?
I was hoping someone was going to make a link there

Crude => oil => fuel => dgrover's spreadsheet
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nice... simple and effective..
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thanks - very handy
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very good dg, but find me a petrol alfa driver who gets > 38mpg and i'll show you an honest accountant
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Isn't arithmetic brilliant!
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