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Old 03-13-2014, 01:31 PM   #8 (permalink)
KrautBurner
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Cavalier of D00M - '05 Pontiac GTO LS2 T56
90 day: 23.2 mpg (US)

The New One - '10 Toyota Prius II
90 day: 51.55 mpg (US)

Chick Magnet - '91 Geo Metro 3cyl/5sp
90 day: 48.07 mpg (US)
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Originally Posted by Nerys View Post
WOW a 10 year old Prius has a KBB of under $3k ? my 96 Voyager has a KBB of $2600

WOW. by and large you can NOT save money buying a hybrid (new). but you sure can at $2000 :-) hehe

no ****,

I just picked up my 01 "chick magnet" for $2200
(also picked up a 120 mile/day commute)
the fuel savings should pay for the purchase price of the car in the first year

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Originally Posted by rmay635703 View Post
Was it possible to hypermile a first gen up to the really high FE numbers 2nd gens could sustain?
I don't know if slip streaming worked on gen I or not.
this is what I'm trying to figure out.

(I've not had much luck for info on the first gen's)
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2005 GTO 6.0 V8 (600hp)

1991 Geo Metro 1.0 3/5 base

2010 Prius II (replaced 2001 Tahoe 5.3 V8 April 2014)

1994 F-350 7.3 TurboDiesel (Rollin' Coal)
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