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Old 03-30-2011, 08:26 PM   #1
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Tonight I was doing a little reading on this little people mover. In Europe 55-56 MPG, 3 cyl. 1 litre engine 5 speed manual

Predicted for US 4 cyl. 1.3 litre with a CVT

ready?....

high 30's MPG predicted...

WHY? WHY ? WHY?


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Old 03-30-2011, 08:54 PM   #2
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Because it probably weighs 2000lbs in Europe and 3500lbs in the US.........
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no. why as in making and selling it here.

Because silly people will buy them.
and it's puny enough to park in the teeny spots you find in places like Boston
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Old 03-31-2011, 01:52 PM   #4
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I know the conversion for fuel is different especially if they use imperial gallons, but I found its coming here with a bigger motor and a CVT tranny...Why can't we have a modern gas sipper...a modern geo metro

I would buy a 1.2 fiesta in a heartbeat, or a little 1.0 with a turbo on it, that would be a blast
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Sounds like Toyota's version of the retarded looking Smart car.
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^^^ Yeah, same thing, just built by toyota...so it will never break.LOL
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it might to do als with gas prices. My dad pays now about $9 for a gallon.
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^^^ Yeah, same thing, just built by toyota...so it will never break.LOL
lol and it might go faster. Well, only if the throttle sticks. lol
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It's getting released here as a Scion IQ. I guess Toyota wants Hipsters to buy cars too.

I don't think it looks that bad. But I would take a Fiat 500 for a small car any day.
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Old 03-31-2011, 03:46 PM   #10
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^^ Yeah, thats fine that it looks good, but I want something that small to get better than 37 MPG...I can get that out of a civic or any other good 4 door. I get 32 MPG out of my focus wagon and its quick by comparison.

Where are the 50 MPG cars???
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