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  1. xcel replied to the thread 2018 VW Atlas Preview.

    Hi Edwin: The 150 hp and 184 lb-ft. of torque 1.4L I4 TSI is an all-new engine and even more modern with an aluminum alloy block than...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 9:25 AM
  2. xcel replied to the thread 2018 VW Atlas Review.

    Hi All: And the thought provoking advert for its all new 2018 VW Atlas called America. [MEDIA] I loved this advert. For the...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 9:05 AM
  3. xcel replied to the thread 2018 VW Atlas Review.

    Hi All: The fourth VW Produced vid detailed the 2018 Atlas’ Engineering. [MEDIA] Wayne

    Jun 25, 2017 at 9:00 AM
  4. xcel replied to the thread 2018 VW Atlas Review.

    Hi All: The third VW Produced vid detailed the 2018 Atlas’ Testing. [MEDIA] Wayne

    Jun 25, 2017 at 8:58 AM
  5. xcel replied to the thread 2018 VW Atlas Review.

    Hi All: The second VW Produced vid detailed the 2018 Atlas’ Design. [MEDIA] Wayne

    Jun 25, 2017 at 8:57 AM
  6. xcel replied to the thread 2018 VW Atlas Review.

    Hi All: From the 2018 VW Atlas Preview, the first detailed VW produced vid on its Origins was embedded. [MEDIA] Wayne

    Jun 25, 2017 at 8:54 AM
  7. xcel replied to the thread Refreshed 2018 Honda Fit Launches Next Month with More Aggressive Styling, New Sport Trim.

    Hi Rock: The first, second, and third laws of thermo have not changed since their transition to paper in the mid-1800s and on into the...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 8:40 AM
  8. xcel liked S Keith's post in the thread Refreshed 2018 Honda Fit Launches Next Month with More Aggressive Styling, New Sport Trim.

    Rock, Your posts seem to have little value beyond you using big words and concepts that you really don't understand even though you're...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 7:28 AM
  9. xcel liked 08EscapeHybrid's post in the thread Cruise Control MPG.

    I use my cruise quite a bit as I use my car for work. On flat, level ground my Scangauge will read about 45 MPG when set at 55 MPH....

    Jun 25, 2017 at 7:25 AM
  10. xcel replied to the thread Refreshed 2018 Honda Fit Launches Next Month with More Aggressive Styling, New Sport Trim.

    Hi Rockohar: Chris a already did. Regarding Rabbit diesels that got 50 mpg, they cannot surpass the modern Golf TDI or Cruze TD that...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 2:32 AM
  11. xcel liked Hypochondriac's post in the thread Cruise Control MPG.

    Thanks I'll try that. Whats wrong with using the odometer reading

    Jun 25, 2017 at 2:25 AM
  12. xcel replied to the thread Cruise Control MPG.

    Hi Hypochondriac: They are very inaccurate. From plus 0.25 to minus 3 percent for the hundreds of cars we have tested. IHTHs. Wayne

    Jun 25, 2017 at 2:25 AM
  13. xcel liked Carcus's post in the thread 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid and non-Hybrids First Drive.

    The 2012 Prius was rated at 49/46/48, yet the steady states (apparently) are better at every speed except for 70 mph vs the 53/51/52...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 2:21 AM
  14. xcel liked Trollbait's post in the thread 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid and non-Hybrids First Drive.

    We know Toyota made a heavy investment in NiMH, going all the way down to nickel mines, back during the Prius' heyday. For them NiMH...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 2:21 AM
  15. xcel liked Jay's post in the thread 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid and non-Hybrids First Drive.

    But can you imagine having to drive 150,000 miles in the hybrid before you can say, "Yay! I finally broke even over the non-hybrid! Now...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 2:21 AM