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  1. xcel liked EdwinTheMagnificent's post in the thread 2020 Hyundai Sonata Revealed... Remember the Azera?.

    That's my "something else" too. I've done ten-mile round trips with a backpack full of groceries. My store is five miles away. It's a...

    Jul 22, 2019 at 6:39 AM
  2. xcel liked priusCpilot's post in the thread CleanMPG First Drive Review of the 2012 Toyota Prius c.

    Still loving my daily driver! Bullet proof car! I wonder if they will build a second gen Aqua in Japan? RIP for USA.

    Jul 22, 2019 at 6:38 AM
  3. xcel liked tribosessive's post in the thread CleanMPG First Drive Review of the 2012 Toyota Prius c.

    So, mpg for my first six tanks is 58.5 to 59.2, depending on whether or not I throw out the outlier first tank results. 5% over on my...

    Jul 22, 2019 at 6:37 AM
  4. xcel liked tribosessive's post in the thread CleanMPG First Drive Review of the 2012 Toyota Prius c.

    I got very favorable terms. $22,730 without any haggling. This is $1k less than anyone else. $1500 trade-in. $1250 rebate. 0.0% //...

    Jul 22, 2019 at 6:37 AM
  5. xcel liked tribosessive's post in the thread CleanMPG First Drive Review of the 2012 Toyota Prius c.

    I will use CC @ ~ 53MPH in my frequent highway drives. I do not anticipate any problems, most especially with mega-durability, in my...

    Jul 22, 2019 at 6:37 AM
  6. xcel liked tribosessive's post in the thread CleanMPG First Drive Review of the 2012 Toyota Prius c.

    TY xcel !! (&Mendell Liesk) Gonna stick with my black factory steel rims. The wheel covers were immediately donated for the...

    Jul 22, 2019 at 6:37 AM
  7. xcel liked EdwinTheMagnificent's post in the thread CleanMPG First Drive Review of the 2012 Toyota Prius c.

    Wayne, I have a Liftback Two. I paid $20,900 against a Monroney of $25,250. I love the c , but for the number of highway miles I...

    Jul 22, 2019 at 6:37 AM
  8. xcel liked RedylC94's post in the thread Hyundai CVVD: Full HP and Torque Performance – Fully Atkinsonized When Power Not Demanded.

    Same here. They're not as easy to find as they used to be.

    Jul 22, 2019 at 6:34 AM
  9. xcel liked BillLin's post in the thread Hyundai CVVD: Full HP and Torque Performance – Fully Atkinsonized When Power Not Demanded.

    It would be interesting to see a side-by-side efficiency comparison with Wayne Gerdes at the wheel. Was the efficiency worth the added...

    Jul 22, 2019 at 6:34 AM
  10. xcel liked Trollbait's post in the thread Honda Leads U.S. in Fuel Efficiency within 2019 EPA Report.

    Honda is a smaller company than Toyota, and they had to lick their wounds after the battery issues with their early hybrids. Being...

    Jul 21, 2019 at 2:44 AM
  11. xcel liked rossbro's post in the thread Honda Leads U.S. in Fuel Efficiency within 2019 EPA Report.

    $2.34 in Myrtle Beach- 7-17-19. NEVER too cheap. 2010 Toyota Corolla

    Jul 21, 2019 at 2:44 AM
  12. xcel added new media 2020 Hyundai Sonata - Slipstream Engine Control Technology to General Photo Category

    2020 Hyundai Sonata - Slipstream Engine Control Technology

    2020 Hyundai Sonata - Slipstream engine control technology.jpg Jul 21, 2019 at 2:23 AM
  13. xcel posted a new thread.

    Hyundai CVVD: Full HP and Torque Performance – Fully Atkinsonized When Power Not Demanded

    [IMG] A better mousetrap – i.e. Valvetrain control, from the minds at Hyundai. Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – July 3, 2019 [MEDIA] Hyundai...

    Forum: In the News

    Jul 21, 2019 at 2:17 AM
  14. xcel replied to the thread CleanMPG First Drive Review of the 2012 Toyota Prius c.

    Hi All: While it has been a while since I have posted about the second most fuel efficient vehicle in the Toyota lineup, 4th gen...

    Jul 21, 2019 at 1:50 AM
  15. xcel liked RedylC94's post in the thread 2020 Hyundai Sonata Revealed... Remember the Azera?.

    And short trips, even in relatively uncongested areas. My "something else" has been a bicycle for commuting and local shopping.

    Jul 20, 2019 at 11:37 PM