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Re: How many miles do you drive a year
« Reply #15 on: January 29, 2015, 12:44:14 PM »
About 3000-4000 a year.
It comes out to meets,weekends when weather is decent.

Its on 12800ish miles but i would say 90% of those miles are classed as "pointless driving" around miles lol like random drives ;D

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Re: How many miles do you drive a year
« Reply #16 on: January 29, 2015, 12:55:02 PM »
Probably do about 15K a year, of which about 7-8K in the Abarth. She doesn't go out much in winter.

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Re: How many miles do you drive a year
« Reply #17 on: January 29, 2015, 02:02:11 PM »
I don't know if it's just me but the car feels much quicker in the cold mornings

Being retired (a bit early by the way ;D), I reckon we do about 10k miles a year mainly because my eldest son lives down towards Spa Francorchamps and we like to go and see him and his family as often as we can. It's not your imagination! Petrol engines, especially turbo's, do produce more power when air temperature is lower. Conversely, they produce less when it's hot. I used to fly (general aviation not pro.) and when flying from 'hot and high' airfields, it is vital to calculate the reduction in power this will produce when working out ones max. take off weight etc.  Not taking this into account has and will continue to kill people :(
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Re: How many miles do you drive a year
« Reply #18 on: January 29, 2015, 02:44:09 PM »
Nice to know I'm not losing it then Harry!
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Re: How many miles do you drive a year
« Reply #19 on: January 29, 2015, 06:02:32 PM »
I probably do around 9000 miles a year. I have a 35 mile round trip to work every day but don't really use it too much at the weekend.

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Re: How many miles do you drive a year
« Reply #20 on: January 29, 2015, 10:37:26 PM »
I have done 1000 miles since 1st September
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Re: How many miles do you drive a year
« Reply #21 on: January 30, 2015, 11:26:56 PM »
Had mine since September 2013 and its on 17, 200 miles 😦 I put the first thousand on within the first week because I didn't want to get out of it ha.

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Re: How many miles do you drive a year
« Reply #22 on: January 30, 2015, 11:38:36 PM »
15000 a year easy, I only put 2000 a year towards that as the other half uses it everyday😞
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Re: How many miles do you drive a year
« Reply #23 on: February 01, 2015, 09:18:33 AM »
Mine is my only car but as I don't have a commute (takes me just less than two mins to walk to work lol!) I just have  a school run to do every day then whatever I do at the weekend, weekly shop etc so about 5k a year.

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Re: How many miles do you drive a year
« Reply #24 on: February 01, 2015, 10:37:33 AM »
8-10k but since changed my job and work at my local Fiat dealer so probably going to be more like 5-6k this year  :)
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Re: How many miles do you drive a year
« Reply #25 on: February 01, 2015, 03:47:46 PM »
I've done over 4,000 miles in mine since the 12th of November, is that bad?
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Re: How many miles do you drive a year
« Reply #26 on: February 02, 2015, 12:04:12 PM »
No not at all. You must love driving your 'barth  ;)
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Re: How many miles do you drive a year
« Reply #27 on: February 02, 2015, 02:52:53 PM »
Probably around 6-8k a year.

Me around 1-2k & the remaining mileage is the fiancée travelling to uni & back at the weekends.
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Re: How many miles do you drive a year
« Reply #28 on: February 22, 2015, 11:39:38 AM »
I do an average of 50k a year (40k in the UK) and 10k overseas in hire cars

In the UK I do a lot of work in Central London so use my 500c Twinair for that as it is Congestion Charge Free, saves £12 a day driving into Central London

Twinair is 3 years old this month and done 55k in total.

Used to use a Diesel Focus for the long outside London trips, but it was sapping my will to live. So have changed that for the 500c Abarth, and will be using that for the out of London stuff,  estimate to be putting 20-25k a year on it.

Yes it will cost a lot more in fuel than the Focus but at least I won't want to slit my wrists each time I get in it...

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Re: How many miles do you drive a year
« Reply #29 on: February 22, 2015, 11:41:43 AM »
Must be about 6-8k, I do like going for pointless drives  :)