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Old 11-19-2012, 12:54 PM   #141
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What's not a myth is how awful the Prius is as a whole.

Electricity and batteries are just not good for the environment and it turns normal people into pricks who think they're saving the world.
I don't care how many MPG it gets, it feels cheap and drives like a hospital bed. In my eyes it is not a good value and should not exist.

Toyota has not built a good car, they've just built a car and used clever marketing to sell it.
More emotional nonsense. Next please.
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Old 11-19-2012, 01:46 PM   #142
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Old 11-19-2012, 02:10 PM   #143
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Old 11-19-2012, 02:48 PM   #144
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I don't care how many MPG it gets, it feels cheap and drives like a hospital bed.
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Re: hybrids - Honda Clarity FCX. Engineer for the future, not the present. /thread
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Old 11-19-2012, 09:09 PM   #145
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Actually only one side has jerking themselves off and it hasn't been the Prius team.

The solution is clear, stop regurgitating fossilized old myths and ignorant prejudices onto the board regarding hybrids in general and the Prius in particular and you won't get clobbered by the facts. We don't want to hear your defeated whining on the subject anymore than you do.
you never did answer my cradle to grave for the 2010 focus vs prius. why is that? some facts hurt?
By the way, when you try to state facts and post links, make sure they are fairly current, at least I did. you guys kept diving back into bs from 07
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Old 11-19-2012, 09:14 PM   #146
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Clearly he is to smug to answer :p

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Old 11-19-2012, 09:59 PM   #147
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you never did answer my cradle to grave for the 2010 focus vs prius. why is that? some facts hurt?
By the way, when you try to state facts and post links, make sure they are fairly current, at least I did. you guys kept diving back into bs from 07
I didn't see that "cradle to grave for the 2010 focus vs prius" question but I answered your question about the environmental comparison between a new Prius and a used Subaru Outback.
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Anyway the Prius will create far less CO2 over the course of its life than a Focus will. The 2013 Focus is rated at 290 grams per mile, 2013 Prius is rated at 179 grams per mile and the 2013 C-Max Hybrid (a larger car) is rated at 190 grams per mile.
Numerous studies have found that 85-90% of the environmental impact of any car is from the CO2 produced while driving them not the CO2 produced while manufacturing them.
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Old 11-19-2012, 10:01 PM   #148
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I didn't have my hat in the ring for this "fight" that started but... it. Every time I see a prius I'm going to down shift just to hinder it's help for that brief moment.
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Old 11-19-2012, 10:16 PM   #149
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What's not a myth is how awful the Prius is as a whole.

Electricity and batteries are just not good for the environment and it turns normal people into pricks who think they're saving the world.
I don't care how many MPG it gets, it feels cheap and drives like a hospital bed. In my eyes it is not a good value and should not exist.

Toyota has not built a good car, they've just built a car and used clever marketing to sell it.


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I guess you guys would know how a hospital bed drives (mental hospital bed perhaps?), I don't. The Prius I owned got you from Point A to Point B every time, on time, with incredible fuel economy and in total quiet comfort. It's not a boy-racer race-track fantasy/mental m@sturbation machine for the road that's for sure but it does what it does very competently and drives incredibly smoothly and very well.
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