Before it was the standard fuel for automobiles, in the 1880s, gasoline was a byproduct of lamp oil. In those days gasoline was something to be disposed of, rather than used. Times changed though, and soon this fuel source become one of the world’s most valuable commodities.
Now, with the current economic climate bringing oil prices into the negatives for the first time in history, prices at the pump are lower than they’ve been in decades. For those with a gas-guzzler in the garage, bargain-basement fuel prices might seem seriously appealing. So let’s dive into six cars for which, ordinarily, filling the tank (sigh, again) would make us cringe. Read the full article on Hagerty.com:
You forgot to mention Diesel trucks, like my turbo charged H1 HUMMER. Yes it is 8 feet wide of American pride, and averages around 11 miles per gallon. But I didn't buy it to use as an economy car, rather because it can go where a lot of other vehicles simply can not go. You have to live with the mileage and move on to better things.
My 8.1L powered Silverado reliably gets 8-9 MPG, but I haven't driven enough in the past month to need refueling. At $1.54/gal where I'm at, I might just top off on general principle.