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Old 05-02-2008, 03:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Which Version of the Metro was most Fuel Efficient?

Hi, New member here.

I'm going to be buying a car soon. I'm really interested in getting a used Geo/Chevy Metro, Suzuki Swift or Pontiac Firefly. I live in the US, so I don't know how likely it is I'll be getting a Firefly.

Do you know what year and class of Metro or its sisters was rated with the best fuel economy?

I'm guessing I should look for a 5 speed hatchback.

Any advice?

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Old 05-02-2008, 03:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Welcome to EM Wayneburg.

There was a specific model made to best the 'normal' Metro. It was tagged the Metro XFI. Others here will be able to give you specifics, but it got a significant boost in mileage above the normal Metro.
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The XFi was the most efficient, but they are pretty hard to find!

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What years was the XFi produced?
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Thank you all for the information. I'm looking into your suggestions.

Oh and the XFi was produced between 1989 and 1994.

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