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Forum: Non-Hybrids

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  1. Non-Hybrids that achieve near Hybrid MPG

    Been hearing alot about how some hybrids may not seem that cost effective. With dealer price premiums and waitlist, it could take months. How...

    Started by ‎, 10-18-2005 02:56 AM
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    04-01-2007 09:56 PM Go to last post
  2. 1982 Honda Civic FE

    Hi, I am often disappointed to see the new hybrid MPG ratings. My 82 Civic FE got 55 MPG on the highway on regular gas. Factor in 23 years of R...

    Started by ‎, 02-26-2005 07:31 PM
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    07-04-2012 11:11 PM Go to last post
  3. They need to bring back the Geo Metro!

    Remember the Geo Metro from the early '90's? In particular, the XFi model got EPA ratings of 53/58, 55mpg combined. And real people acheived these...

    Started by ‎, 06-14-2006 05:56 AM
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    05-08-2012 07:46 AM Go to last post
  4. Will Porsche Cayenne be turbo-charged?

    Does anyone know whether the Porsche Cayenne hybrid supposedly in development will be turbo-charged? I know that there is a turbo and a non-turbo...

    Started by ‎, 07-02-2006 06:13 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    09-26-2008 01:18 AM Go to last post
  5. Fuel efficient hybrids?

    My 1991 Chevy Sprint is alive and still getting > 60 mpg (Canadian). I'd buy a hybrid if it could put out as little pollution - but the fact is that...

    Started by ‎, 08-24-2005 11:53 PM
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    06-16-2008 12:53 AM Go to last post
  6. Smart Car

    Ann Job should be writing on a car found in Canada and Europe called the "Smart Car". The car is produced in conjunction with Mercedes Benz and has...

    Started by ‎, 09-07-2005 05:00 PM
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    08-06-2008 07:28 AM Go to last post
  7. Volkswagen Jetta?

    Hi All, Is the Volkswagen Jetta a good car? I heard that after 1995 they became lemons-is this true? I really love these cars, and would like to...

    Started by Adamsom‎, 01-07-2010 04:52 PM
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    09-02-2010 12:02 AM Go to last post
  8. how does hybridCARS obtain its reliability info

    I own a 2004 Chevy Aveo. This is a small car which if everybody used we would not really need hybrids. On this website, the "con" was listed as...

    Started by andyandrews‎, 06-11-2010 08:53 AM
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    06-12-2010 03:35 AM Go to last post
  9. Subaru Justy 3cyl

    Hi; Anyone out ther drive a Justy. Mine has not gotten 50mpg yet but I have hit 49mpg on regular gas on a long highway trip!

    Started by bob393‎, 04-01-2007 09:48 PM
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  10. Chevy Cruze-The Cobalt replacement with 40MPG

    So Chevy announced their new small car that will replace the Cobalt, and some spy shots have come out of it, and it doesn't look half bad. What do u...

    Started by Bryce‎, 07-11-2008 03:43 AM
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    07-11-2008 03:43 AM Go to last post
  11. Civic Gx

    So i recently went in to my local Honda to purchase a Hybrid when i was shown the civic Natural Gas. I ended up purchasing it and am very pleased. I...

    Started by CivicGX‎, 03-15-2007 10:03 PM
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    03-15-2007 10:03 PM Go to last post
  12. Car to hybrid conversion?

    Considering how there are not many cars that are mass produced that are hybrids and how there are few hybrids that actually combine appearance with...

    Started by db92‎, 02-18-2007 12:49 PM
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    04-24-2012 03:28 PM Go to last post
  13. Fun and 50 mpg in the Audi A3 1.9TDIe: Who needs a Prius?

    For the non-biased, check out this blog. We need these in the US! ...

    Started by domboy‎, 02-14-2008 12:45 AM
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    03-07-2008 01:04 AM Go to last post
  14. Loremo concept 150mpg

    It's a concept now, but it is going to production, and should come to the US in the near future. Check it out:...

    Started by domboy‎, 02-21-2008 05:51 PM
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    02-21-2008 05:51 PM Go to last post
  15. Upcominig clean diesel cars list

    This is a pretty comprehensive list of near future US diesel models by a wide range of automakers. Check it out! ...

    Started by domboy‎, 03-12-2008 11:53 PM
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    12-18-2008 08:42 PM Go to last post
  16. MINI Cooper D to get 72.4 mpg

    Check it out: http://www.autospies.com/news/Forget-the-Prius-MINI-Cooper-D-to-get-72-4-mpg-15567/ Interesting that a has some hybrid-like...

    Started by domboy‎, 05-29-2007 06:54 PM
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    10-27-2007 12:30 AM Go to last post
  17. BMWs with regenerative braking

    I've heard rumors of this before, but here it is again. Check out this link: ...

    Started by domboy‎, 07-26-2007 05:06 PM
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  18. VW Clean Diesels eligible for Alternative Motor Vehicle Federal Tax Credit

    Title says it all. I'm glad to see other high mileage cars also getting a share of the tax incentives. Read the announcement here: ...

    Started by domboy‎, 07-29-2008 07:16 PM
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  19. Subaru Legacy Boxer Diesel

    The Europeans are so lucky, they get all the good stuff... In Europe Subaru is releasing their brand new first ever boxer diesel engine, and they...

    Started by domboy‎, 02-08-2008 10:12 PM
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  20. Pure Electric Tesla Roadster delivered

    On Friday, 2/1/08, Tesla Motors delivered their first production Roadster to their chief investor and Chairman of the Board. They say they intend...

    Started by ex-EV1 driver‎, 02-03-2008 05:46 AM
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    02-03-2008 05:46 AM Go to last post

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