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08 on was featured on the site. I wish I could read French to find out what they said about the site!


Update to

Made some updates to The individual vehicle flex application now shows a bar chart to compare yearly commuting costs.

single vehicle mpg commuting cost comparison

08 – vehicle mpg rating flex app

Have some new updates to You can now view an Adobe Flex application that dynamically shows commuting costs on the individual vehicle pages. Here is the page for the Toyota Prius Hybrid-Electric car. Toyota Prius mpg ratings

The cost of fuel is getting really bad! I am beginning to wonder if I would actually save money by trading in my old gas guzzling 1996 Explorer with the V8 for a more economical new car. If gas prices get high enough the fuel savings would be enough to make the payments on a new car. So, to make the comparison easy I created a flex app to do all the calculations for me. I thought other people might find it useful so I made a site for the application ( The database includes over 1000 2008 model vehicles with detailed fuel efficiency data to compare.

MpgGenie - flex application to compare new vehicle mpg ratings and commuting costs
If I were to get a Toyota Prius and gas goes over $4/gallon, the savings in fuel each month would pay for the new car payments! It is getting very tempting…….