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Old 05-29-2012, 01:52 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by kylesvt720 View Post
Kevin on here has a WRX, he babies it to get 24mpg, (with quite a bit of highway.) If the ST can pull 28mpg on a mixed tank, then it's a decent advantage.

You don't need AWD in winter, I spent last winter in Frisco, CO snowboarding, and my focus did just fine, we would drive it over Vail Pass on powder days, you can't get much more wild than that. For me, FWD = easier to drive on a not known twisty road. (Gas = understeer, brake = oversteer) better mileage, less maintenance, etc.
Frisco you say?


Frisco, CO by Lyonsroar91, on Flickr

Gorgeous place...


As for these cars, I'd probably take the Veloster Turbo. It's quirky and cheap enough for me to afford. Also good enough on gas to be my DD!



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