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MajorChode Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-17-09 03:48 PM
Response to Reply #20
22. The latest 2wd Escape hybrid does better than that
Even the Chevy Equinox gets 32mpg on the highway. There's some decent choices out there if your mission requires a SUV.
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  -Is it just me, or are there some DU'ers cheering for higher gas prices? Fading Captain  Oct-17-09 02:35 PM   #0 
  - There's always one "I traded in my car for a bicycle years ago"  annabanana   Oct-17-09 02:41 PM   #1 
  - I can't stand those people. nt  Libertas1776   Oct-17-09 04:31 PM   #39 
  - Wouldn't be surprised if some of them were Goldmine Sucks/WallStreet shills  Sebastian Doyle   Oct-17-09 02:42 PM   #2 
  - It would also hurt a potential recovery but some people here don't seem to want that either.  Pirate Smile   Oct-17-09 02:43 PM   #3 
  - Who doesn't want the economy to recover?  Regret My New Name   Oct-17-09 03:53 PM   #24 
     - I've seen some that literally want everything to crash and burn so it can be recreated into some  Pirate Smile   Oct-17-09 04:14 PM   #33 
        - I've seen it as well. n/t  cherokeeprogressive   Oct-17-09 05:31 PM   #50 
        - yep nt  ecstatic   Oct-18-09 02:14 PM   #73 
  - We're all going to have to pay those prices so I don't think  Warpy   Oct-17-09 02:43 PM   #4 
  - Raising taxes alone will not shore up dollar.  Statistical   Oct-17-09 02:55 PM   #10 
  - It a typical attitude that reveals contempt for working people and rural people  bluestateguy   Oct-17-09 02:49 PM   #5 
  - You know what you call people who don't own cars? Passengers and beggars.  imdjh   Oct-17-09 04:53 PM   #42 
     - +1 nt  Codeine   Oct-17-09 06:41 PM   #55 
  - Plenty of chaos junkies all around, not just on this board. . .  Journeyman   Oct-17-09 02:50 PM   #6 
  - I have ZERO sympathy for people who drive gas guzzlers when they  kestrel91316   Oct-17-09 02:51 PM   #7 
  - I own a 3/4 ton pick up that gets 10 mpg  michreject   Oct-17-09 09:10 PM   #67 
     - I guess if you have a good time  Taitertots   Oct-18-09 02:29 PM   #75 
  - It's not just you.  WonderGrunion   Oct-17-09 02:52 PM   #8 
  - Perverse, but anticipatory  Dogmudgeon   Oct-17-09 02:52 PM   #9 
  - I think that as long as we can buy cheap gas, we will never really  Thickasabrick   Oct-17-09 02:55 PM   #11 
  - Americans need to wean themselves off of their petroleum addiction  depakid   Oct-17-09 02:55 PM   #12 
  - Considering it hurts poor people disproportionately  MajorChode   Oct-17-09 02:57 PM   #13 
  - This is not glee, however,  safeinOhio   Oct-17-09 03:28 PM   #19 
     - That sounds like a false dichotomy  MajorChode   Oct-17-09 03:35 PM   #21 
  - If we go back to $4.00 per gallon...?  kentuck   Oct-17-09 02:58 PM   #14 
  - Until gas prices are high for a long period of time, this country won't support...  polichick   Oct-17-09 03:01 PM   #15 
  - When a guy/gal says that money isn't important, ask him/her  demosincebirth   Oct-17-09 03:56 PM   #26 
  - These are often the same people pissed that the Dow hit 10,000  Zomby Woof   Oct-17-09 03:23 PM   #16 
  - And also the same people who think if it all collapses, we'll become a communist utopia  Rabrrrrrr   Oct-17-09 04:56 PM   #43 
  - For sure.  GentryDixon   Oct-17-09 05:34 PM   #51 
  - Some SUVs get decent mileage.  madeline_con   Oct-17-09 03:25 PM   #17 
  - "Some DU-ers" will always say or think something ridiculous.  rucky   Oct-17-09 03:25 PM   #18 
  - We're seriously considering buying an SUV...  cynatnite   Oct-17-09 03:32 PM   #20 
  - The latest 2wd Escape hybrid does better than that  MajorChode   Oct-17-09 03:48 PM   #22 
     - I thought the Chevy one was about the same mpg...thanks for that!  cynatnite   Oct-17-09 04:10 PM   #31 
        - They are, roughly the same  MajorChode   Oct-17-09 04:22 PM   #35 
  - Yeah. The Culture Warriors love shit like this.nt  anonymous171   Oct-17-09 03:53 PM   #23 
  - I drive an hour to work in my Ford Focus  Chemisse   Oct-17-09 03:54 PM   #25 
  - High gasoline  billh58   Oct-17-09 03:58 PM   #27 
  - the "automobile apartheid" droolers are my favorite,  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Oct-17-09 03:59 PM   #28 
  - We do need better public transit in America  Kievan Rus   Oct-17-09 04:03 PM   #29 
  - yeah, and higher gas prices are going to help that along?  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Oct-17-09 04:09 PM   #30 
     - Actually they can, we just don't do it in the US  MajorChode   Oct-17-09 04:27 PM   #37 
     - It's a bit dishonest to say that high fuel taxes subsidize public transportation  taterguy   Oct-17-09 04:40 PM   #41 
     - I'm not sure where that rumor got started, but it's more than just a bit dishonest  MajorChode   Oct-17-09 05:06 PM   #44 
        - The "rumor" got started by reading budgets  taterguy   Oct-17-09 05:13 PM   #45 
           - That's exactly what the HTF is for  MajorChode   Oct-17-09 07:14 PM   #60 
              - LOL  taterguy   Oct-17-09 07:46 PM   #63 
                 - How about I "show" you something that's a lot more relevant?  MajorChode   Oct-17-09 09:27 PM   #68 
                    - ". . .non-automobile-related taxes pay for about 40% of the total cost of the road network"  taterguy   Oct-18-09 09:04 AM   #70 
                       - Obviously your masturbatory glee has affected your eyesight  MajorChode   Oct-18-09 01:57 PM   #71 
     - another thing they do is combine their systems  hfojvt   Oct-17-09 05:31 PM   #49 
     - They do a lot of things smarter  MajorChode   Oct-17-09 07:20 PM   #62 
     - Europeans also live in smaller areas  Codeine   Oct-17-09 06:43 PM   #57 
        - Their population densities are higher, but even in less populated areas their mass transit is better  MajorChode   Oct-17-09 07:17 PM   #61 
     - increased demand driving increased funding  MH1   Oct-17-09 04:27 PM   #38 
     - You are right  malletgirl02   Oct-17-09 05:43 PM   #54 
  - It's misguided to think higher gas prices alter consumption  taterguy   Oct-17-09 04:12 PM   #32 
  - There's always those that welcome bad economic news  Capn Sunshine   Oct-17-09 04:19 PM   #34 
  - They've invested themselves into that way of thinking  Codeine   Oct-17-09 06:46 PM   #58 
     - I think that's it  Capn Sunshine   Oct-17-09 08:08 PM   #65 
  - I would like to see higher gas prices, BUT via taxation with income tax credits  MH1   Oct-17-09 04:26 PM   #36 
  - The higher the cost of fossil fuels......  frebrd   Oct-17-09 04:36 PM   #40 
  - There's a serious discussion in here somewhere.  Gregorian   Oct-17-09 05:17 PM   #46 
     - "The brainless"  Codeine   Oct-17-09 06:50 PM   #59 
        - I make no assumption.  Gregorian   Oct-17-09 10:14 PM   #69 
  - You're correct. There are people who applaud high gasoline prices.  TexasObserver   Oct-17-09 05:23 PM   #47 
  - exactly  carlyhippy   Oct-17-09 05:29 PM   #48 
  - I still hold my breath every 2 weeks  LWolf   Oct-17-09 05:36 PM   #52 
  - I think you are right  malletgirl02   Oct-17-09 05:37 PM   #53 
  - just months ago super premium was 20 cents more than reg. now it's 25. go figure  spanone   Oct-17-09 06:43 PM   #56 
  - It's just you. nt  bemildred   Oct-17-09 07:51 PM   #64 
  - I can't cheer.  Orsino   Oct-17-09 08:10 PM   #66 
  - Somebody actually did that?  TicketyBoo   Oct-18-09 02:00 PM   #72 
  - I'm less than worried about how high gas prices are going to effect my commute  Taitertots   Oct-18-09 02:27 PM   #74 
  - I want a rally in the energy market because I own oil and natural gas. I'd rather sell it for more  RB TexLa   Oct-18-09 02:47 PM   #76 
 

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