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Posted by sms on July 4, 2014, 2:03 pm
On 7/4/2014 4:08 AM, Elmo P. Shagnasty wrote:

Don't get me wrong. I don't hate the Prius. We're probably going to buy  
one in the next week or month. But it is what it is: a good, high-mpg,  
commute car for one or two adults. The hatchback is a big plus because  
so few hatchbacks are still available. Toyota could even make a  
non-hybrid Prius and it would sell but they have to Corolla for compact  
buyers that want something less costly.

The last two generations of Camry hybrids (well the only generations of  
the hybrid model) are essentially luxury cars. Very solidly built,  
excellent power and handling, and Toyota re-contented some of the stuff  
that they removed in the 4th and 5th generations. The 4th and 5th  
generations were the "dark years" for the Camry but the 6th and 7th  
generations restored the Camry's reputation with excellent quality  
interior materials, more noise reduction, and excellent craftsaenship.

Posted by Elmo P. Shagnasty on July 5, 2014, 3:14 am

I've had one for 7 years and 140K miles.  I've taken family vacations in  
it, and I've taken it on plenty of road trips.  It's well beyond just a  
"commuter" car, without question.

The Prius C is the commuter car.

Wow.  The Camry I tried out was utter crap, even compared to my Prius.

Posted by Davoud on July 23, 2014, 1:27 am

That's not the car-rental sizing. That's the gummint sizing. Everything
is relative.

I agree with almost everything that you have said and almost everything that
you will say in your entire life.

usenet *at* davidillig dawt cawm

Posted by sms on July 3, 2014, 12:26 pm
 On 7/3/2014 3:39 AM, Elmo P. Shagnasty wrote:


Being smarmy does not help your position.

Posted by News on July 3, 2014, 4:52 pm
 On 7/3/2014 8:26 AM, sms wrote:

The word you're looking for is "snarky", misuse of which doesn't help yours.

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