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Old 12-16-2009, 12:53 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: High Plains Desert
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The Alien - '10 Kia Soul !
90 day: 25.97 mpg (US)
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It's a groovy little car, and it's been paying for itself so far. I liked it from the first auto show prototype, and I have owned several Hyundais. When I actually drove what became my car, I was happy to see that it pulls like a tractor but a little disappointed by the top end. It has really short gearing and everything is still tight. It spins 3000 at 65 in fifth gear, attributable to the 4.18 final drive ratio. I do have to take it easy in town because it wants to go, go, go from every stop light. Since I haven't seen another "Soul", no pun intended, I'd be happy to mule any ideas as I get the chance.
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