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Old 07-14-2017, 12:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Prius VS 1st Gen Insight

So... a few questions. Does the 1st Gen Insight still hypermile better than a Prius? I met a guy that lives up quite a high Bluff... he owns a 2010 Prius that is averaging 76 MPG in the Summer months. He does hypermile it, but not ridiculously slow. He took me for a 10 mile ride including the hills and he was around the 76 mpg mark... impressive. I like the aesthetics of the 1st Gen insight better, but if they are really close in MPG's in hypermiling, I'm thinking I may go Prius instead since it has more capacity for passengers and cargo. Anyone have any feedback on the subject?

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