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Old 02-14-2014, 09:18 AM   #31 (permalink)
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Honestly, I think it looks 1000X better than the Mirage, going by looks alone of course.
Agreed on the looks. (Though not 1000X -- come on, let's not exaggerate! Maybe 20X.)

Mirage looks better to the wind though: @ 0.28 (North American spec) vs. 0.315 for the mystery dog, er, car.

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Old 02-14-2014, 09:19 AM   #32 (permalink)
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Count me in. I've always wanted a sticker or 2 to help advertise the cause, and the site of course.
I'm just way to cheap to pay.
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Old 02-14-2014, 10:12 AM   #33 (permalink)
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Old 02-14-2014, 10:26 AM   #34 (permalink)
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I'm in. Of course I want the sticker, lol, but I always find something useful in the sister forums- ecorenovator, and the Mirage forum.
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Old 02-14-2014, 10:37 AM   #35 (permalink)
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Old 02-20-2014, 10:16 AM   #36 (permalink)
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The 2015 model year Nissan Micra will go on sale this spring... in Canada.

It may be Nissan's most efficient ICE car, but if so, not significantly more than the Versa sedan or Versa Note, because they share the same 1.6L engine and tranmissions (except CVT). Official fuel economy figures haven't been released yet, but I did some homework and have posted reasonable estimates: 2015 Nissan Micra fuel economy / mileage / mpg (NRCAN, EPA)

The car's trump card is its shockingly low price: $9998 for the base car (5-speed, no air conditioning). That's ~$2k+ below the next cheapest, Chevy Spark & Mitsubishi Mirage.

There are no official plans for US sales. But there's always speculation.

So! Volunteers, feel free to head over to www.Micra-Forum.com - we've started posting threads. Feel free to join in. I divided you into three shifts, staggered by 2 weeks:

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Of course, you can join & post whenever you like, and are welcome to make more than "N" posts. To claim your decal(s), just PM me with your name & mailing address at the end of your 30 days.

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Old 02-20-2014, 10:21 AM   #37 (permalink)
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Old 02-20-2014, 12:57 PM   #38 (permalink)
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buy a gauge
raise psi
Coast in neutral

(pretty standard?)
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Old 02-20-2014, 04:57 PM   #39 (permalink)
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Missed this thread, I'm in.....

buy a gauge
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Coast in neutral

(pretty standard?)

Awww man... I was going to use those! What am I going to do now?...
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Awww man... I was going to use those! What am I going to do now?...
let me clarify.......

buy a gauge(R)
raise psi(R)
Coast in neutral(R)

lol

you gotta steal stuff before it gets registered!!!

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