Gas Prices

The table below compares the cost to drive to various surf spots from Seattle based on vehicle gas mileage.

Here’s the equation: (Distance/MPG) x Gas Price = Cost.

Location (round trip from Seattle)
Distance –>
260(miles) 300 310 400 520
Gallons Used
15 MPG
17.3(gal) 20 20.7 26.7 34.7
20 MPG
13 15 15.5 20 26
25 MPG
10.4 12 12.4 16 20.8
30 MPG
8.7 10 10.3 13.3 17.3

Cost @ $2.00/Gal
15 MPG
$35 $40 $41 $53 $69
20 MPG
$26 $30 $31 $40 $52
25 MPG
$21 $24 $25 $32 $42
30 MPG
$17 $20 $21 $27 $35

Cost @ $2.50/Gal
15 MPG
$43 $50 $52 $67 $87
20 MPG
$33 $38 $39 $50 $65
25 MPG
$26 $30 $31 $40 $52
30 MPG
$22 $25 $26 $33 $43

Cost @ $3.00/Gal
15 MPG
$52 $60 $62 $80 $104
20 MPG
$39 $45 $47 $60 $78
25 MPG
$31 $36 $37 $48 $62
30 MPG
$26 $30 $31 $40 $52

Cost @ $3.50/Gal
15 MPG
$61 $70 $72 $93 $121
20 MPG
$46 $53 $54 $70 $91
25 MPG
$36 $42 $43 $56 $73
30 MPG
$30 $35 $36 $47 $61

Cost @ $4.00/Gal
15 MPG
$69 $80 $83 $107 $139
20 MPG
$52 $60 $62 $80 $104
25 MPG
$42 $48 $50 $64 $83
30 MPG
$35 $40 $41 $53 $69

Cost @ $4.50/Gal
15 MPG
$78 $90 $93 $120 $156
20 MPG
$59 $68 $70 $90 $117
25 MPG
$47 $54 $56 $72 $94
30 MPG
$39 $45 $46 $60 $78

Cost @ $5.00/Gal
15 MPG
$87 $100 $104 $134 $174
20 MPG
$65 $75 $78 $100 $130
25 MPG
$52 $60 $62 $80 $104
30 MPG
$44 $50 $52 $67 $87