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Old 11-29-2014, 03:50 PM   #48 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
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Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

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90 day: 52.71 mpg (US)

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90 day: 70.75 mpg (US)

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'98 Civic

^ That's setting the bar too low! (Automatic).

War_Wagon: keep us posted on what happens.


Here's a potentially good one from a nearby dealer's boneyard. My '07 Civic came from such a boneyard, so I'm not averse to checking these out...

1998 Honda Civic DX-G coupe, 5-speed, 245350 (145k mi)

EPA rating is one short on the highway, but it'd beat that in normal use...
  • 27 City, 30 Combined, 34 Highway
Date Listed 29-Nov-14
Price $1,495.00 plus applicable taxes
For Sale By Dealer
Year 1998
Trim DX-G coupe
Kilometers 245350 (145k mi)
Body Type Coupe (2 door)
Transmission Manual
Colour Green

This vehicle is being sold as is, unfit, not e-tested and is not represented as being in a roadworthy condition...

Interior(Colour): Gray
Number of Seats: 4
Engine: 1.6L L4 SOHC 16V
1998 Honda Civic DX-G coupe | cars & trucks | Kingston | Kijiji
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