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Old 11-08-2018, 10:21 PM   #43 (permalink)
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As I recall, Recumpence hypermiled and modified his C-Max, but only slightly beat the EPA rating.

Here is one with 92,000 miles for $8,000. I would accept 40,000 miles to save $1,500. Is that fair?
The EPA ratings were bogus and Ford settled a class action lawsuit by paying owners $1,000. It was originally rated 47/47/47 MPG, which is about 5 MPG optimistic.

I'd say the lower miles is the better deal, or close to even. Consider that 10k miles is about 3.33 years worth of driving, that's $450 per extra year of driving, or $37/mo.

In either case, I wouldn't pay asking.

A 2013 Fusion Hybrid can be had around the $7k range. Very nice car.
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