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Old 03-30-2018, 02:00 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Beater Echo - '00 Toyota Echo
90 day: 42.67 mpg (US)

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Originally Posted by cRiPpLe_rOoStEr View Post
I guess the fuel consumption on the V8 could turn the dream into a nightmare quite quickly...
That's more or less what happened. It was 12-13mpg, never coaxed more than 15 mpg out of it, and it never delivered the power or torque I wanted to feel. That was at the height of our fuel prices, too. It also was a way better ride for passengers than for front seat riders, who were basically planted on top of the front axle line.


'97 Honda Civic DX Coupe 5MT
'00 Echo - dead 2/17
'14 Chrysler Town + Country - the better half's car
'67 Mustang Convertible - gone 1/17
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