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DRobNC

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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2012 7:26:32 PM

I Heard Honda's get the best fuel economy.
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Dennis783
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:52:15 AM

I owned a Honda once, worse car I ever had
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Bill0068
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:41:03 AM

Times are changing, hybrid cars are changing the rules. In my opinion, you cant beat a diesel. But that is yesterdays rules. Someone said "it's hard to beat a Prius". Well maybe, but those batteries are going to fail. And this is going to cost $2500 to replace, plus $1000 in labor. The question is how long will they last? I get (and by the way I always use my lowest numbers), 44mpg. So that $3500 will take me almost 40,000 miles in fuel costs at today's prices. And even my diesel has it's costs. I have to change a timing belt every 60,000 miles. This costs me approx $125, but I can do the work myself. Can't do the work? Probably going to cost you $1000. Fuel economy isn't cut and dried. What is it going to cost you to get it!
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dgsteven
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 4:02:31 AM

I like ford ecoboost
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sagnat
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 2:47:07 PM

I think VW diesels beat most of the Hondas
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 12:13:53 PM

That's a broad statement as if one size fits all. For a full sized family car, probably not. For a 4-seater with not-so much room cabin size, possibly, but you'd have to be comparing comfort, extras, etc with a number of other contenders like Mazda, Toyota, Suzuki, etc. I'm not sure that Honda really gets the best as far as a car that would fit my family.
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BUSSY
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 11:47:23 AM

ok
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WEPSMAN
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 9:45:59 AM

Are you talking across the board, or one specific model?
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JasTheAce
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 5:16:52 PM

lincoln MKZ
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 4:47:21 AM

It is hard to beat the Toyota Prius.
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BUSSY
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 10:05:53 AM

You probably heard wrong and your post is useless.
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 8:28:23 AM

very subjective. no way to compare one to one with size, options, price, etc.
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the1roadhog
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 7:36:24 AM

Subjective.
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IAMCANADIAN73
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 7:15:43 AM

No
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:07:42 PM

You might try asking a Fit owner,meaning one which will tell the truth. Hint; Pick an owner of a White Fit car ask away.....Try two > One with at least 20,000 miles V/S one with 5,000 miles...... blank.....
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73amx
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Message Posted: Oct 28, 2012 1:24:27 AM

not crazy about Honda, but once borrowed a CRX years ago that had good bas mileage
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CactusBobs
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 8:42:07 PM

so what , you still have to drive it. can you see yourself in a Honda ?

I can no more drive a Honda than i can drive a minivan
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rick_evans
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 8:56:31 AM

If you go by the ranking of corporate average fuel economy GASOLINE fueled passenger cars what you heard is basically correct.
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golfer7332
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 11:52:21 PM

Own three Honda before, fun to drive, reliable, not so sure it is that fuel efficient compare to its own class.
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wamster
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 8:37:50 AM

That's not necessarily true. Conduct research. Consult Consumer Reports, web auto sites such as MSN Autos, Yahoo, JD Power. There are numerous other sites.

When I was looking at purchasing a new vehicle; if I saw people in parking lots, at gas stations - I would ask them about their vehicle and how they liked it.
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jes
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 5:06:53 AM

Personally, I would never own another Honda.
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OceanArcher
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2012 5:16:10 PM

Talk is cheap. Show me the facts ....
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hoghead55
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2012 12:35:18 PM

Not true !!
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