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Old 04-14-2014, 04:07 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
I would think this is more of a Honda vs Ford thing, or a Japanese vs Domestic thing, or a VTEC vs turbo thing, than a power vs economy thing.
Except that Ford brands it as a "economy AND power" thing. I just couldn't help but think that some people probably snicker at the "eco" part of "ecoboost".

I suppose if I'd spotted something like this it probably would have been funnier...

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