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Old 07-16-2017, 06:36 PM   #8 (permalink)
vskid3
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90 day: 22.62 mpg (US)

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Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
I wouldn't let the decision between 50 and 75 MPG dictate which car you get. I'd get the vehicle that fits your utilitarian needs.
This. You're well into the diminishing returns of better fuel economy when comparing a G1 Insight and a Prius. The Insight has a definite edge when it comes to long highway drives, but the Prius isn't too far behind, especially when you factor in the extra size/utility (if you need it).

Your plan of getting one of each will give you the best of both worlds. For most one car households, though, the Prius is probably a better fit (which is why I got rid of my Insight instead of Prius).
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