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Old 03-04-2008, 09:32 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
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Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

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90 day: 53.56 mpg (US)

Winter beater Metro - '00 Chevrolet Metro
90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

Fancy Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 57.1 mpg (US)
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The Volt designers are intentionally staying away from "science project" looks (their words). Despite the common belief that one reason the Prius sells as well as it does is its unique aero design, the Volt people are aiming for more "mainstream" appearance, according to the reports I've read. Paraphrasing: "something you won't have to apologize for."
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