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stevedeshazer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-23-07 05:07 PM
Response to Reply #17
26. You bet.
Those older diesel cars are cool, and the engines last forever.

The only thing they really lack is airbags.
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  -1987 Honda Civic CRX was estimated to get 57 mpg liberal N proud  Dec-23-07 02:20 PM   #0 
  - I think they revised the MPG calculation  dkf   Dec-23-07 02:22 PM   #1 
  - I believe they basicly put the car on a type of treadmill  Gman   Dec-23-07 02:50 PM   #6 
  - The calculations have changed in the past year.  TwilightZone   Dec-23-07 02:23 PM   #2 
  - I had a 1987 Honda Civic CRX  brmdp3123   Dec-23-07 02:27 PM   #3 
  - To be fair, those aren't comparable to any Civics produced today  NickB79   Dec-23-07 02:28 PM   #4 
  - Good point re: safety.  TwilightZone   Dec-23-07 02:39 PM   #5 
  - My Korean econobox  Warpy   Dec-23-07 02:50 PM   #7 
  - About miles per gallon..and about profit per car.  Stuart G   Dec-23-07 02:54 PM   #8 
  - I contend that if the car companies produced a 75 mpg car it would  liberal N proud   Dec-23-07 03:11 PM   #9 
     - I'm not sure that I would agree. Car-buying for many, many people is emotional, not logical.  TwilightZone   Dec-23-07 03:38 PM   #14 
  - Bah, it's also comparing just the highway mileage  Paulie   Dec-23-07 03:13 PM   #10 
  - 49 mpg city, based on the old calculations.  TwilightZone   Dec-23-07 03:40 PM   #15 
     - Thanks.  Paulie   Dec-23-07 03:48 PM   #18 
     - It was definitely tiny.  TwilightZone   Dec-23-07 03:55 PM   #20 
     - My commuter car is a 1991 HF CRX...  RiverStone   Dec-23-07 05:17 PM   #28 
  - Why not just shut up and BUY the most fuel efficient cars..  TreasonousBastard   Dec-23-07 03:17 PM   #11 
  - It also crumpled like a beer can. And given the way people "drive" today,  HypnoToad   Dec-23-07 03:18 PM   #12 
  - I don't understand why the companies can produce cars  enlightenment   Dec-23-07 03:28 PM   #13 
  - My 2002 Toyota Echo gets 35-40 mpg, and it's not a hybrid.  Alexander   Dec-23-07 03:41 PM   #16 
  - I get even better with my Echo.  tabasco   Dec-24-07 11:20 PM   #38 
  - What's even nuttier is that the Mercedes 240D got 37mph/hwy.  JanMichael   Dec-23-07 03:43 PM   #17 
  - You bet.  Steve_DeShazer   Dec-23-07 05:07 PM   #26 
  - Ford Focus Diesel 59 M.P.G. sold in Europe  focusfan   Dec-23-07 03:52 PM   #19 
  - damn.. why don't they sell that here?  B Calm   Dec-23-07 05:05 PM   #25 
  - Don`t know,maybe it`s political  focusfan   Dec-24-07 03:09 PM   #32 
  - See #23  Steve_DeShazer   Dec-23-07 05:08 PM   #27 
  - I had an '89 Honda Prelude  NV Whino   Dec-23-07 04:13 PM   #21 
  - i had a 87 dx that got around 40 mpg at 75 miles mph  madrchsod   Dec-23-07 04:36 PM   #22 
  - You touched a nerve.  Steve_DeShazer   Dec-23-07 04:46 PM   #23 
  - That's a pretty cool looking Renault..  B Calm   Dec-23-07 05:23 PM   #29 
  - I had a 71 Renault 16  zalinda   Dec-23-07 05:30 PM   #30 
  - I was hoping to touch a much bigger never.  liberal N proud   Dec-23-07 08:17 PM   #31 
  - The Megane Coupe-Cabriolet is HOT!  and-justice-for-all   Dec-24-07 06:27 PM   #35 
  - I HAVE a CRX now.  DiverDave   Dec-23-07 04:48 PM   #24 
  - I drove a Mazda, I think  sandnsea   Dec-24-07 06:01 PM   #33 
  - When I see car commercials that boast about 26mpg...  and-justice-for-all   Dec-24-07 06:17 PM   #34 
  - Americans can't squeeze their fat asses into that CRX today  MindMatter   Dec-24-07 10:56 PM   #36 
     - And what if you aren't morbidly obese?  MindMatter   Dec-24-07 10:58 PM   #37 
 

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