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I recently drove my 2000 Insight on a 8k mile trip in three weeks. Itinerary was: Akron OH, Yellowknife NT, Seattle WA, Akron OH. The trip back included a ride to the top of Pike's Peak. During the trip, I kept accurate records, which follow fyi:

AKRON-YELLOWKNIFE-SEATTLE-AKRON
CAR STATS FOR 2000 HONDA INSIGHT HYBRID



Distance driven = 7965.2 mi , 12824.1 km

Distance 1st to = 7903 mi , 12723 km
Last fuel stop

Gas used = 117.1 gal , 445 l

Fuel consumption = 67.5 mpg , 3.5 l/100km
Calculated

Fuel consumption = 69.3 mpg , 3.3 l/100km
Displayed

Gas cost = $203.70

Avg. gas cost = $1.74/gal , $0.46/l

Gas cost/distance = 2.58 cents/mi , 1.6 cents/km

Total driving time = 138h 21min

Avg. speed = 57.6 mph , 92.7 kph

Max. speed = 78 mph , 126 kph
 

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Discrepancy

The difference works out to about 2.6%. I was a bit surprised that the difference wasn't more. The displayed MPG was from door to door, and the calculated MPG was from first to last fill-up, so there was a little difference there.
 
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