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Old 12-22-2014, 10:26 AM   #44 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
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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: 64.03 mpg (US)
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Yeah, likely from Canada. They've sold about 7000 of them since they launched it this year, the majority of those in NY's neighbouring provinces of Ontario & Quebec. Likely someone on a road trip!

The car has done well for Nissan Canada, but I'm not convinced there's a business case for selling it in the US, given the success of the "cheapest car in the USA" Versa sedan, which continues to dominate its segment. Nissan USA sells more Versas each month than Nissan Canada sells Micras for an entire year!
Honda mods: Ecomodding my $800 Honda Fit 5-speed beater
Mitsu mods: Oops, I did it again! Bought another cheap, 3-cylinder Mirage. Mods in progress...
Ecodriving test: Manual vs. automatic transmission MPG showdown

has launched a forum for the efficient new Mitsubishi Mirage - fuel efficiency info for Geo Metro owners - electric car conversion on a beer budget
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