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Old 12-28-2004, 09:08 AM   #181
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Prius, the Truth

I know I am right re Prius's. Also know that most all Prius's use slow lane to get POSTED MPG.
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Old 12-29-2004, 04:11 PM   #182
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Man you really are annoying.
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Old 12-29-2004, 04:12 PM   #183
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That was meant for the "liberal".
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Old 12-29-2004, 05:05 PM   #184
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If you look at the new post. I ask a few simple questions----why 50 in city---car is supposed to get 60 in city. One year wait is nonsense--I can get another in 3 weeks anywhere---just need a phone and a brain. Now for highway --note the 30's figure quoted. You guys are engaging in mass hysteria.
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Old 12-30-2004, 02:15 AM   #185
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Re: Prius--my view

your questions have been answered: the EPA does not use the same techniques normal drivers would use. they do not use A/C and the average highway speed is 48 mph.

On average with normal driving, people will get 80% of what the EPA states. Why did the EPA get 60 in the city? Because the EPA's test is faulty. And that's true for ALL, that's right I said ALL cars.

I think its mass hysteria when you've been given facts over and over and over and you can't accept them through your thick skull
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Old 12-30-2004, 09:53 AM   #186
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No need to be personal Captain as I outrank you by far. As usual you are careless in your statements. Fact is EPA UNDERSTATES SOME CARS. ASK A NEW SAAB OWNER WHY THE STICKER SAYS 29 HIGHWAY AND YOU GET A TRUE 32-33? Ditto TDI's. Ditto the KIA Soreento etc.
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Old 12-30-2004, 06:32 PM   #187
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you've already taken this beyond personal with your political comments and condescending tone. You don't talk about city driving with Saabs, how "great" is that? Maybe you don't talk about it because it gets lower than sticker fuel economy and you're trying to save face? i think so.
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Old 12-30-2004, 07:01 PM   #188
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I note you never address the post prior----instead you personalize.
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Old 12-30-2004, 11:12 PM   #189
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I note that i did address the post prior ---- and instead you still continue to patronize. "No need to be personal Captain as I outrank you by far." What is this comment supposed to mean. I outrank you by far? You are personalizing right here. "As usual you are careless in your statements." Personalizing here too. So spare me your feigns of awareness.
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Old 12-31-2004, 08:59 AM   #190
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Sorry. You chose the name Captain. As a matter of protocol, I assumed you are/were a Captain. I am far higher than a Captain. That's all I meant. If you are not a Captain you might change your moniker.
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Old 01-05-2005, 10:29 PM   #191
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I heard that Popular Mechanics compared te Jetta TDI and the Prius. It's not online so I will have to go buy it
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Old 01-08-2005, 12:33 PM   #192
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Prius

Any luck re article?
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Old 01-08-2005, 02:43 PM   #193
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I didn't find the article in the edition at the store, either the store didn't get the newest one or the issue was last months. Have you seen it?
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Old 01-08-2005, 03:02 PM   #194
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No, it is not in the present issue.
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Old 01-08-2005, 03:09 PM   #195
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There is a long range report which on the whole is positive. Negatives are 25% report troubles and 75% would like better fuel economy. While not explicit--I think that 75% is reacting to their not being able to reach the EPA figures. That is my interpretation however and others may have a differing view and be incorrect simultaneously.
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