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Old 03-21-2016, 05:15 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Yup, good thinking.

And they've sold about 45k of them in the U.S. so far. We're seeing some used ones in the $6-7k range now.

When the time comes to hunt for a used one, a manual transmission shouldn't be too hard to find. Mitsu won't say, but we figured around 16% have a stick, just going by national searches for used ones on cars.com. (If that's a valid method.)
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