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Electric car worse than petrol car



  • Registered Users Posts: 13,324 ✭✭✭✭fits


  • Registered Users Posts: 8,859 ✭✭✭893bet

    Yes. You are missing Maths.

    4.5 litres in a gallon.

    cost per gallon = 7.65

    Cost per mile then 0.14 euro.

  • Registered Users Posts: 68,492 ✭✭✭✭L1011

    First off, your input figures are not good; and then your maths is absolutely bonkers. 55mpg is not typical, petrol is more like 1.80 a litre, 23c a unit for electricity is high and doesn't account for night rate.

    But the maths... jaysus, where to start.

    55mpg at 1.70 a litres - €7.73 a gallon - would be 14c a mile. Not a fraction of 1c as you have somehow got.

  • Registered Users Posts: 33,349 ✭✭✭✭NIMAN

    New account to post maths my 8yr old would be embarrassed by.

  • Registered Users Posts: 8,399 ✭✭✭cml387

    Does it no longer show if a post ahs been edited?

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  • Registered Users Posts: 68,492 ✭✭✭✭L1011

    I'd expect they deleted it when the maths error was pointed out. Its quoted in my earlier post.

  • Moderators, Motoring & Transport Moderators, Regional East Moderators Posts: 7,889 Mod ✭✭✭✭liamog

    Mod Note: Closing obvious troll thread

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