Re: OT: who killed the electric car??
- From: "jthread" <jthread@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2007 19:47:53 GMT
"Lumpy" <lumpy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
With the a/c on? I doubt it.
btw: I'm getting a steady 45/mpg with my prius. my father-in-law was
able to keep it over 50/mpg on a trip to New York.
My daughter's moped has you beat.
Our Pontiac Grand Am gets 45 mpg when we drive
from Phoenix to LA. And it's battery is a lot
cheaper than jthread's.
When we bought our 2005 Prius the battery came with a 7 year 100k warranty.
Toyota is trying to ease battery concerns with these extended warranties.
My wife trades in cars when they need new windshield wiper blades so I doubt
the battery is going to be a concern for us.
BTW: My wife is a "dyed-in-the-wool-republican" and is, in-no-way, an
environmentalist. She absolutely loves her Prius. She's been through
numerous cars since we were married 22 years ago and she plans to replace
the Prius (when the blades need replacing) with another hybrid purely for
I was the one who was skeptical re: buying the Prius. I thought the
technology was too new. We did have to take it to the dealer once. It needed
a new "starter battery". The regular smaller battery was defective.
You should appreciate this:
I wanted to find the one where hybrid owners like to sniff their own farts.
Can you play country music?
Sure. Which country would you like?
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