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Old 12-06-2016, 10:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Notice the AeroCivic mention in Quora.com?

It's here > https://www.quora.com/Why-did-Toyota...-Prius-so-ugly

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Old 12-08-2016, 01:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Great for Aerocivic!

But I disagree with what seems to be the concensus answer about the new Prius being ugly: "...because of aerodynamics..."

The 2016 Prius is ugly because of styling, which is different from its aerodynamic design.

It's the hideous window dressing (front & rear ends) that turns me off the new Prius, not the form factor.

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