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Old 03-16-2012, 10:04 AM   #15 (permalink)
MetroMPG
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
Team Metro
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: 57.1 mpg (US)
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Truth be told, if I were looking for a vehicle (as opposed to looking for "a project"), I'd buy a used Solectria Force. They're a slick little car, very efficient, have regen, and the price now is more than competitive with a DIY EV. Assume it will need batteries of course.
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