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Old 03-25-2019, 04:36 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Yes we were looking for a Honda clarity but they seem to be rather difficult to locate.
The hyundai and kia plug ins are usually available with some variation of trim and option choices.

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Old 04-11-2019, 12:07 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Got a white 2016 hyundai sonata plug in hybrid lease turn in.
I was not able to cut a check for the full amount, if I waited another year, sure. We will probably pay it off in a year or 2.
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Old 04-11-2019, 01:02 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Congrats.

Will you be sharing your driving experience with us, or is it just hers?
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Old 04-11-2019, 03:04 PM   #24 (permalink)
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I will drive it some. She won't let me put a tow hitch on it so that kind of limits it's usefulness to me.
I pitched in $4,000 for an unneeded down payment but I want to see it paid off in a year.
I realigned assets so I can come up with the remaining loan ballance real quick if it becomes necessary to possess the title for some reason. Because I'll be damed ( by bevers) if I'm going to lose that down payment.
I'm very against car loans, to the point where it's completely irrational if you couldn't tell.
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Old 04-11-2019, 04:33 PM   #25 (permalink)
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There's much worse things to be irrational about.

I've considered the Sonata before, and I'm sure the plug in version is a great car.

I've got a Torklift (overpriced) hitch on my Prius. I went with that brand because only the square receiver shows under the bumper. The rest of the hitch hides behind the bumper, out of the airstream.
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Old 04-11-2019, 09:46 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Sounds like the leafs hitch, all but the square tube and chain loops are covered by the rear diffuser.
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1989 firebird mostly stock. Aside from the 6-speed manual trans, corvette gen 5 front brakes, 1LE drive shaft, 4th Gen disc brake fbody rear end.
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Old 04-12-2019, 10:05 AM   #27 (permalink)
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Looks like this plug in hyundai has about a 10kw pack and charges at 3.8kw just like my old leaf.
It's a 4,800lb car it's going to ride like a lead sled.
One thing I have not been able to find is of the battery has active thermal management.
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1989 firebird mostly stock. Aside from the 6-speed manual trans, corvette gen 5 front brakes, 1LE drive shaft, 4th Gen disc brake fbody rear end.
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Old 04-20-2019, 07:40 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Well carvana f'ed us.
We ordered a very low miles 2016 plug for $20,000. They got it shipped to albuquerque to one of their hubs and called us and was like, "ummmm it's not a plug in".
They would even lower the price to a reasonable non plug in price. (The plug in version demands around $3,000 more).
My wife was pissed. I offered to rent her a car for a week.
Nope went to the dealer and bought a 2018 non-plug in hybrid for like $27,000.

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1989 firebird mostly stock. Aside from the 6-speed manual trans, corvette gen 5 front brakes, 1LE drive shaft, 4th Gen disc brake fbody rear end.
2011 leaf SL, white, portable 240v CHAdeMO, trailer hitch, new batt as of 2014.
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