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Old 02-09-2019, 09:03 PM   #591 (permalink)
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Chorizo - '00 Honda Civic HX, baby! :D
90 day: 35.35 mpg (US)

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90 day: 31.32 mpg (US)
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Good points, both of you!

The only reason that I want a Prius is because it hurts my feelings to push my car up one hill, [engine] break down the other side, and then push my car back up the next hill!

In my first car, a 1987 Honda Prelude Si, I coasted down some hills, and coasted up the next one.

We will not discuss what speed that car reached.

With my Accord I turn off cruise control, downshift as I go downhill, and accelerate as hard as I can up the next hill without the developmentally-delayed butler downshifting whether I want it to or not.

The idea of leaving cruise control on the entire time is appealing. Dealing with hybrid batteries is not.

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