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Old 11-21-2008, 12:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I've always wondered when one of the Korean companies would decide it's time to eat Honda's/Toyota's lunch when it comes to class leading efficiency in the North American B & C segments.

Toyota & Honda have painted themselves into a corner with their hybrid strategies: ie. they can't offer really efficient versions of their regular small cars without cannibalizing sales of (or at least stealing the mileage spotlight from) their more expensive and presumably more profitable hybrids.

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I think this is VERY true. I think the Honda HX Coupe (36/44 Old EPA MPG) bit the dust because of the Honda Civic Hybrid. Bad Honda! Bad!

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