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Old 01-15-2016, 09:14 AM   #16 (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: 52.8 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: 66.29 mpg (US)
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Who cares if the pistons move as long as it uses no fuel
I care! It's inefficient.

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it is a pure EV.
I think the disagreement here is over the adjectives. Of course IMA has an EV mode. But it's neither "pure" nor "full" if it spins the ICE to do it and can't move the car from a stop.
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