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Old 10-08-2019, 03:11 PM   #428 (permalink)
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On topic! I saw another rumour: the Chevrolet Sonic is living on borrowed time in the States.

It was dropped in Canada this year.

Niky: I don't think it's mostly about fuel prices. Manufacturers are also eager to get people into crossovers that are based on a shared subcompact platform because the starting MSRP of the crossover is often many thousands of $ higher than the non-subcompact, even with similar fuel economy (same drivetrain) and utility. EG: Chevy Sonic and the Trax. Mazda 3 and CX3. Nissan Micra and Kicks.
Honda mods: Ecomodding my $800 Honda Fit 5-speed beater
Mitsu mods: Oops, I did it again! Bought another cheap, 3-cylinder Mirage. Mods in progress...
Ecodriving test: Manual vs. automatic transmission MPG showdown

has launched a forum for the efficient new Mitsubishi Mirage - fuel efficiency info for Geo Metro owners - electric car conversion on a beer budget
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