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Old 04-08-2009, 04:39 PM   #27 (permalink)
PaleMelanesian
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Originally Posted by Fr3AkAzOiD View Post
They probably could have just removed the hybrid part and swaped the 1.3 liter engine for a 1.5 or 1.6 liter (probably droping a few hundred pounds in the process) and thrown in a manual transmition and would have only lost maybe 3 - 6 mpg and it would end up costing $16,000 - $17,000 instead of $20,500.
I think you just described the Fit. The back end body work is a bit different, but they're built on the same platform.
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