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Old 05-07-2008, 09:47 AM   #14 (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)

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90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

Fancy Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

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all-electric car that costs just 3 cents a mile to run. Compare that to nearly 20 cents a mile with gas
More fudging!

20 cents per mile at $3.50/gallon = 17.5 mpg

They should at least compare apples to apples. IE - what was the cost per mile of the gas version of the Saturn they converted! The only way one of those could get 17.5 mpg is if you were driving around with the parking brake on.
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