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I got fed up with paying $10 in gas to get to work, and then an additional $4-$6 to park everyday. The last couple of days, I've been taking the the bus to and from work. Takes me a little longer but only runs me $3.25 round trip.

It's nice to be able to save up to $60 per week in gas and parking. Plus then I keep my nice new LTZ out of the crime ridden downtown Detroit.
 

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Hmm...Car choice (A) is a 2003 GMC Envoy with a 4.2L Vortec 4200 Inline-6...19 MPG...
Car choice (B) is a 1998 GMC Sonoma SLS Ext. Cab with a 4.3L Vortec 4300 V6...lucky to get 15 MPG...

And then we have the '07 Malibu, 30.8 MPG.

With my choices, I'm taking the Malibu out of the garage more than ever!
 

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Buckey, I used to work in Detroit and had my Cadillac CTS out parked everyday and it never got toiled with. I'm sure you're working in the same area I was so I think you'd be fine.

I asked you before but you never told me (IIRC) but you care to tell me what city you live in?
 

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No bus lines in the rural area where I live, and since I also have a 4200 I-6 Trailblazer as my alternate choice, my LTZ gets driven most of the time. But I have to admit, paying less than the cost of a single gallon of gas per day sure sounds great.
 

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We live in eastern Iowa. Getting to work for us is unusually simple. I drive my 02 Trailblazer LTZ only 18 miles round trip west to another small town, about 1 gallon of gas, mostly 4 lane highway. My wife drives the new malibu but is only 4 miles round trip from her workplace. A tank of gas lasts her about 2 weeks. No parking or traffic issues, so our commute is not like the bigger cities.
 

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I got fed up with paying $10 in gas to get to work, and then an additional $4-$6 to park everyday. The last couple of days, I've been taking the the bus to and from work. Takes me a little longer but only runs me $3.25 round trip.

It's nice to be able to save up to $60 per week in gas and parking. Plus then I keep my nice new LTZ out of the crime ridden downtown Detroit.







The price of gas is the reason I bought the Malibu in the first place,I drive it everyday.:D
 

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I got fed up with paying $10 in gas to get to work, and then an additional $4-$6 to park everyday. The last couple of days, I've been taking the the bus to and from work. Takes me a little longer but only runs me $3.25 round trip.

It's nice to be able to save up to $60 per week in gas and parking. Plus then I keep my nice new LTZ out of the crime ridden downtown Detroit.
What bus do you take downtown? I work downtown and have to drive everyday. All the SMART bus schedules would make my day so much longer.

I usually carpool with my buddy who works at the Ren Cen across the street from me so that helps out
 

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What bus do you take downtown? I work downtown and have to drive everyday. All the SMART bus schedules would make my day so much longer.

I usually carpool with my buddy who works at the Ren Cen across the street from me so that helps out

I used to work at the holiday inn on mich. ave. and washington and I parked all the time with no problems
 

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What bus do you take downtown? I work downtown and have to drive everyday. All the SMART bus schedules would make my day so much longer.

I usually carpool with my buddy who works at the Ren Cen across the street from me so that helps out
The 530 or 510. Picks right up at lakeside mall. One goes down Van Dyke, the other down Schoenerr.
 

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The Malibu is the better of my vehicles, but it hardly gets used. Owned her since Mid-January and only 2600 miles. :(
 

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The LTZ is our weekend ride, My work is a 5min drive in my 83 Silverado and about 10 min's for my wife in her 2000 Blazer :D
 
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