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Old 12-13-2007, 02:31 PM   #3 (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: 52.07 mpg (US)

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 70.75 mpg (US)

Appliance car - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage ES (base)
90 day: 66.16 mpg (US)
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Actually, most buyers were women. I remembered this tidbit, written in '94 for the '95 model review:

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You might guess that 41% of Metro buyers are first-car buyers. You might even guess that 62% of the buyers are female. But, especially given the figure for first-timers, you might not guess that the median age of a Metro buyer is 37(!)
source: http://www.hardrive.com/reviews/geometro.htm
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