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Old 02-23-2011, 01:56 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
Automatic-equipped Corolla 1.8L ...

... shows 43 mpg (US) at 56 mph. ( Testing details: , and other speed vs. mpg charts: )
The big economic problem is that it'll take a long time to pay off the difference between a used corolla/etc and a new Cruz Eco at ~$200 in savings per year (~12k all highway miles). When they've depreciated a fair bit in 5-10 years, then the higher mileage becomes more prominent, but until then anything that's well broken in and gets above 40mpg tends to be good enough.
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