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Old 12-26-2008, 09:56 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
Team Metro
Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

MPGiata - '90 Mazda Miata
90 day: 55.97 mpg (US)

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 70.75 mpg (US)

Appliance car - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage ES (base)
90 day: 72.89 mpg (US)
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Hey - welcome to the forum. I've grown to love small cars, too.

But I still remember feeling somewhat ... well, let's say I had a "heightened sense of awareness" when I picked up Firefly #1 and drove it home across the top of Toronto on North America's busiest freeway. I downsized from an '89 Accord to that car and haven't looked back.

Now when I get in a car like a Camry I think, man this is MASSIVE! Minivans feel gargantuan.

I'd still like to try a Smart car. Haven't had the pleasure yet....
Project MPGiata! Mods for getting 50+ MPG from a 1990 Miata
Honda mods: Ecomodding my $800 Honda Fit 5-speed beater
Mitsu mods: 70 MPG in my ecomodded, dirt cheap, 3-cylinder Mirage.
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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