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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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Jackson126
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 5:41:14 AM

Yes
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93XtraCab
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 12:56:32 PM

No
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badbobKY
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2014 8:05:10 AM

yes
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2014 10:12:13 AM

Not for now,
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2014 7:08:49 AM

Yes I would............
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2014 11:04:53 AM

sure, but I can afford a tesla
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2014 10:36:35 AM

Yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2014 7:36:27 AM

yes..........
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nickless
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 8:56:06 PM

yes
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weddy11
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 9:57:09 AM

I would not buy one.
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 9:46:44 AM

All electric wouldn't fit my demands right now.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2014 7:17:28 AM

yes...........
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twt
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2014 4:29:42 AM

Not yet.
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Mikeyl
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2014 6:45:24 PM

At some point... just not now.
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John_Doe
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2014 4:13:37 PM

yes
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2014 7:22:27 AM

Yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2014 7:10:15 AM

yes..............
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northernbeach
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2014 3:08:35 AM

Hi currently i purchase a car and i should need a best air conditioning for my car help me and give best suggestions.
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Skyjunky
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Message Posted: Jul 4, 2014 12:08:39 AM

no
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 3, 2014 6:53:04 AM

yes..............
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pt1KY
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Message Posted: Jul 2, 2014 4:13:54 PM

No
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Jul 2, 2014 3:36:41 PM

No, I wouldn't.
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lostsoul
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Message Posted: Jul 2, 2014 11:46:25 AM

no
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WEDDY
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Message Posted: Jul 2, 2014 9:39:42 AM

I would not buy one with todays technology.
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Jul 2, 2014 9:08:06 AM

Sure, but I can't afford a Tesla
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SLYCATWOMAN
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Message Posted: Jul 2, 2014 12:23:50 AM

Absolutely
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Floridaman2013
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2014 6:48:57 AM

If it's golf cart. Not for on the public roads.
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twt
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2014 6:38:11 AM

I wouldn't drive one.
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2014 6:27:53 AM

Charrrrge it!!
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randy3116
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2014 5:39:51 AM

for short, local-only trips, yes
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2014 1:38:00 AM

yes
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gvan
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Message Posted: Jun 29, 2014 11:20:27 AM

"They are boring to drive."

A Tesla is boring? I don't see me buying an electric car because of the initial cost.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jun 24, 2014 1:38:56 PM

yes............
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kxy4fw
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Message Posted: Jun 24, 2014 1:26:08 PM

Maybe.
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luxette007
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Message Posted: Jun 24, 2014 6:14:11 AM

I want a Tesla and they're a very innovative and forward-moving company. That said, I would use it very minimally and keep it highly maintained, much like a luxury vehicle.
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Jawbonz
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2014 4:06:20 PM

Maybe some day, but we have needs that an electric vehicle cannot meet. An electric car won't work for road trips in Montana. Everywhere is at least two hours away, and we often travel 5-6 hours in any direction. We also need a vehicle that will do off-highway travel with relative ease. Her EcoBoost Explorer is for road trips, and one of my Jeeps are for the off-road trips. With what is needed to move the wheels at times, batteries just won't cut it.
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CanOfBanana
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2014 3:56:08 PM

Only if it says "Hybrid". I can't stand the idea of running out of juice with no place to get a quick charge.
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bikergirlss
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Message Posted: Jun 22, 2014 8:08:24 PM

I have a 2014 Volt and Love it ! I filled up in November and have used .7 gallons of gas in it so far, in seven months! Only reason that much was used was for the maintenance the car automatically does on it's own. If I do drive it outside the capacity of the battery it gets about 38mpg. We both work less than 6 miles from home and you can drive it on battery power up to at least 42 miles and it regenerates while you drive so actually more. It is a real nice car and more comfortable I think than the Pruis I used to have, and is definitely nicer than the Prius I had. Since buying it, I've only put gas in it the one time and it's been a joy to own.
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texaskellys
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Message Posted: Jun 22, 2014 12:22:53 PM

IN A HEARTBEAT if I could afford it; was driving behind a Tesla S yesterday, what a sweet ride .... But it'd settle for a Volt or Prius, just have to get my money's worth from my current ride for the time being as it's paid off. But our next vehicle WILL be electric or hybrid.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2014 7:08:39 AM

yes....I would.......
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2014 7:50:13 AM

Yes.............
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jorobins538
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Message Posted: Jun 13, 2014 8:44:46 AM

A Tesla? Hell yessssss!
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Jackson126
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Message Posted: Jun 13, 2014 6:58:32 AM

Great for fuel boring to drive
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jun 11, 2014 6:46:59 AM

Yes......
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shstew
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Message Posted: Jun 10, 2014 10:59:00 AM

Not yet
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badbobKY
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Message Posted: Jun 10, 2014 10:32:27 AM

yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jun 10, 2014 6:56:33 AM

yes......
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bentley86
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 7:41:47 AM

If there was a sporty little two seater, you bet I would!
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randy3116
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 7:29:29 AM

locally only? yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 6:48:00 AM

Yes...........
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