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Old 01-30-2012, 05:55 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
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Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

MPGiata - '90 Mazda Miata
90 day: 53.56 mpg (US)

Winter beater Metro - '00 Chevrolet Metro
90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

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

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 64.03 mpg (US)
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Originally Posted by SentraSE-R View Post
Insight I with their high NO emissions, so sought after by some hypermilers.
This is getting off-topic, but I'm curious about your comment re: "high NO emissions" of the first generation Insight.

It contradicts what I've read about the car, which was rated ULEV with the manual transmission and lean-burn.

ULEV = "emits 50% less polluting emissions than the average for new cars released in that model year."
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