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Old 08-13-2019, 09:03 PM   #265 (permalink)
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Acura TSX - '06 Acura TSX
90 day: 28.07 mpg (US)

Lafawnda - '01 Honda CBR600 F4i
90 day: 47.32 mpg (US)

Big Yeller - '98 Dodge Ram 2500 base
90 day: 21.82 mpg (US)

Prius Plug-in - '12 Toyota Prius Plug-in
90 day: 57.64 mpg (US)

Mazda CX-5 - '17 Mazda CX-5 Touring
90 day: 28.08 mpg (US)
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I make deals on hybrids by reviewing private party advertisements and making an initial low offer on all of the ones that I would be interested to own, ignoring the asking price entirely. I use multiple car valuation sources (mostly KBB and Edmunds) to inform fair private value, and attempt to come in at the lower end of that.

Last purchase was a rebuilt title 2014 C-Max with 32k miles top SEL trim for $7,200.

I might be selling my 2012 Prius plug-in to a friend for $6k so that I can begin to negotiate with my wife to purchase an EV. She hates EVs, but that's just because I haven't shown her how she can't live without them yet, just like all the technology I bring into the house.
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