Posted by Michelle Steiner on August 16, 2006, 1:02 am
Be surprised then because it does--unless you're on a hill and the force
of gravity causes the car to keep from slowing down.
It can go a mile or two on battery alone. Quite often while driving
under 42 MPH, you're driving solely on battery power.
Fuel economy is only part of the equation; the other part is cost of the
And those are considerations that are separate from pollution.
Stop Mad Cowboy Disease: Impeach the son of a Bush.
Posted by richard schumacher on August 16, 2006, 3:26 pm
How many of these get equal or better fuel economy while meeting SULEV
emissions requirements? Prius was designed more to minimize emissions
than to minimize fuel consumption.
Posted by Steve Pardoe on August 16, 2006, 3:30 pm
I understand that - but if you refer back, my initial question focussed
merely on comparisons of fuel consumption, since we don't have the SULEV
stuff in Europe (with a few exceptions, such as central London, where the
Prius is exempt from the Congestion Charge).
Posted by crystal on August 16, 2006, 9:25 pm
On Wed, 16 Aug 2006 10:26:17 -0500, richard schumacher
Too bad the same can't be said for a retarded fool like you, dick.
Posted by Horse's Ass on August 17, 2006, 12:56 am