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silentfart1010

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Message Posted: May 23, 2012 5:49:56 PM

Pros:

They are easy on fuel.

Cons:

They are boring to drive.

Can you help me think of some more and would u drive one?
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Apr 23, 2014 6:46:00 PM

yes
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Jmac2008
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Message Posted: Apr 23, 2014 8:58:54 AM

No
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 23, 2014 6:30:20 AM

yes..............
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 22, 2014 7:30:40 AM

yes..............
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 7:11:05 AM

yes.............
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 6:46:39 AM

Nope, battery replacement still too expensive
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cv
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 6:35:37 AM

Perhaps in the future I might.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2014 7:49:02 AM

yes....
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Maintroll
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2014 7:01:00 PM

I'd drive anything!
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dev9069
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2014 12:43:00 PM

yes i would...
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fet297
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2014 11:29:57 AM

Oh, BTW - mine is far from boring to drive.

Test drive one (Volt) and you may be surprised.

Not for everyone, nor is a F-150 4x4 supercab, or a Bentley or a Corvette.

To each his own - try it before you bash it.

over 18K miles in 19 months, two tire rotations.
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fet297
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2014 11:26:06 AM

yes - I do - Never had to replace the battery, of course I never replaced an engine either. Duh!
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2014 7:25:35 AM

yes..............
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2014 7:12:53 AM

No, battery replacement is $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
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randy3116
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2014 6:40:25 AM

no
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 7:32:37 AM

yes..........
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outlaw329
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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2014 11:52:24 AM

Yes the Nissan Leaf
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2014 7:01:23 AM

yes I would............
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 7:07:04 AM

I would.........
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2014 6:26:04 AM

Yes...I would.........
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2014 7:44:23 AM

Yes..........
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deant99
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 8:47:40 PM

yes, but only if sounded like a Harley lol
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delgadobb
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 8:29:51 AM

Yes.

In reality, I'll be waiting a few (or more) years for the marketplace to mature. I love the idea of an electric vehicle & hope Tesla's technology trickles into the mass market. The battery manufacturing into which they're foraging is massive!

Right now, I just don't see the massive expense for a Volt or Leaf as being worth it - I can buy a whole lotta gas with the $20K difference between my car & a Volt.

Love, love, love the concept in the long run tho - just think, no more worrying about fuel pumps, fuel filters, exhaust systems, catalytic converters, etc etc. When charging stations become more prevalent & the cost of batteries come down, I'll definitely be driving an electric vehicle.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 7:22:53 AM

yes...........
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ScottAdams5
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 12:34:26 AM

No.
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Kekzzzik
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 8:22:44 PM

Yep
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 7:39:53 AM

yes.............
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 7:16:55 AM

yes...........
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 7:00:47 AM

yes...........
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 6:50:18 AM

I would........
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 6:38:18 AM

yes...........
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 6:28:59 AM

Only if it is a Tesla!!
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dgsteven
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 3:15:56 AM

no
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 7:20:27 AM

yes I would.........
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 7:18:22 AM

yes............
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Shockjock1961
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 12:47:54 PM

"Glorfied golf carts...but yes"

Do you really think the Tesla is a "glorified golf cart"?

If so, then you must also believe an ordinary car is nothing more then a glorified riding lawn mower!
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goldmonk
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 10:42:14 AM

no
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the1roadhog
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 9:44:25 AM

Glorfied golf carts...but yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 7:03:54 AM

I would...........
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2014 6:49:51 AM

yes...........
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2014 7:13:34 AM

Yes.........
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2014 3:52:38 AM

yes
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DuramaxPower
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 6:31:15 PM

yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2014 7:00:21 AM

Yes...I would....
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weddy11
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:02:55 AM

No
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contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 6:40:17 AM

Yes.......
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 5:30:53 AM

Sure
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contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 7:00:38 AM

I would like to test drive one...........
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contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2014 7:06:18 AM

yes...........
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donnanow
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2014 7:00:41 AM

yeah, but id rather get a hybrid/plug-in so i have a gas back-up in case my charge is low!
+automatic carpool lane!
+easier maintenance schedule?
-not many charging stations around
-limited miles per charge/not good for long trips
-expensive battery replacement
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