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Old 02-23-2011, 01:56 AM   #10 (permalink)
roflwaffle
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Camryaro - '92 Toyota Camry LE V6
90 day: 31.12 mpg (US)

Red - '00 Honda Insight

Prius - '05 Toyota Prius

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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
Automatic-equipped Corolla 1.8L ...



... shows 43 mpg (US) at 56 mph. ( Testing details: http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...atic-6710.html , and other speed vs. mpg charts: http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...you-15182.html )
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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