Originally Posted by keep it simple
& that's one reason why your nice American car has such impressive fuel consumption performance (that, & the fact that you've only just progressed from pushrod engines). That said, you pay almost nothing for "gas", so why not just "consume away" :)
Runs for cover ;)
Not all of us just consume away. My wife has a car but doesn't really go anywhere, and I ride a bike or walk whenever I can. In Arkansas where I live, it can and will get over 100 outside quite regularly in the summer. My home does have a/c, but the wifes car doesn't.