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Old 03-31-2018, 01:48 AM   #24 (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
Most folks tend to associate the amount of cylinders with performance, but I wouldn't be surprised to see a full-size American van getting outperformed by some of those Japanese forward-control vans...
Out of all the V8s I've driven, this one was the most disappointing. Even F150s and Tahoes I've driven over the years had a nicer load of torque off the line. That, at least, is something. Transmission probably didn't help, it was a very slushy feeling automatic, although it did let me cruise at 1100rpm with lockup engaged. It just didn't do anything terribly well.

'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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