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Old 03-27-2009, 03:26 PM   #9 (permalink)
MetroMPG
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
Team Metro
Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

MPGiata - '90 Mazda Miata
90 day: 52.07 mpg (US)

Winter beater Metro - '00 Chevrolet Metro
90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

Fancy Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 70.75 mpg (US)
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bennelson: I have to admit I was a bit envious of Top Gear's budget. Wouldn't it be fun to have that kind of cash to spend on mods! (How much $ would it take to have a body shop do a pro version of the AeroCivic?)

I think it's clear most of us are already beating the manufacturers. As soon as you stick a partial grille block on... ta-da! ... the car is now more efficient than when it left the factory, regardless of how it's driven.
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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



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