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Old 01-06-2008, 04:53 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by SVOboy View Post
But aerodynamics > weight, so I challenge that assertion.
Sorry to keep beating this to death.

Apples to apples:

Honda Insight:
1,9xx pounds
.25 coefficient of drag
70 mpg EPA (old math)

Toyota Prius:
2,9xx pounds
.26 coefficient of drag
60 mpg EPA (old math)

What's the difference? weight.

Replace all that hybrid crap and motor with a VW 1.9 turbo diesel running bio and it would be hovering closer to the magic 100mpg than either of these.
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