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Old 06-06-2010, 04:51 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by RobertSmalls View Post
(...)Okay, so it's a growing niche, but it won't become mainstream because there are too many new car buyers who care about and pay attention to fuel costs.
In my opinion the xB seems to be doing quite good, mpg-wise.
I drive a '03 VW Jetta 1.8t, and I can't really get past the 35MPG barrière (EPA 24mpg combined), while most xB seems to get in the 35-40mpg with an EPA rating of 28-29. Heck, I don't even spool the turbo, and can't beat a brick on wheels.

Of course, it's not like the Scion was getting low 50' either, but if in a couple of years cars getting 35mpg would be the worst, i'd be quite happy for the planet
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