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#29652 of 32321 Re: Inflation? [stickguy]
Jan 28, 2013 (8:39 pm)
Even I like it and I'm not into big cars. Since the kids are all grown and have their own places, something like this would be just overkill for us but I still like it. Wife would kill me if I swapped out my low mileage Civic right now anyways!
#29653 of 32321 Re: Panoramic Moonroofs - who has 'em? [ateixeira]
Jan 28, 2013 (11:40 pm)
premium fuel, which around here is priced like liquid gold
Try diesel fuel, now that might as well be liquid gold. When they switched to #1 diesel for winter the price went up another 20 cents/gal, funny thing is #1 is far less refined than the summer diesel. Of course my truck will average 18-20 mpg on the cheaper summer diesel but only 14-16 mpg on the far more expensive winter fuel.
#29654 of 32321 Re: Panoramic Moonroofs - who has 'em? [nyccarguy]
Jan 29, 2013 (7:32 am)
I can drive my stick Prelude when I want to
That would be great, but I end up driving my Miata 5 times a week in commuting. So it's not just when I want to.
I refuse to drive the minivan to work, it's too big/awkward in the city.
Getting a 3rd car just for myself seems absurd, but in this thread I doubt anyone would object.
#29655 of 32321 Re: Panoramic Moonroofs - who has 'em? [akangl]
Jan 29, 2013 (7:33 am)
Remind me which diesel you own? X5d?
#29656 of 32321 GPS stats - Commute
Jan 29, 2013 (7:38 am)
This is depressing:
Average Speed: 20 mph
Average Speed while moving: 26mph
217 hours moving
62 hours idling
Haven't done much but commute in that car since I reset the GPS' trip computer, so that's how it's driven.
20mph is pathetic!
62 hours sitting still give you an idea of how much time I spend idling, and how much stop-and-go there is in DC.
I don't think I'm getting as much enjoyment out of the Miata as I should be, that's the real problem. Gotta take it out on a high speed run once in a while, wind it out.
For 26 mph a moped would be all I really need. Depressing.
#29657 of 32321 Re: Panoramic Moonroofs - who has 'em? [akangl]
Jan 29, 2013 (7:43 am)
Yeah, diesel is nearly $1/gal higher than RUG at some stations around here. Crazy.
#29658 of 32321 Re: the hen's tooth appears! [stickguy]
Jan 29, 2013 (7:46 am)
I love that statement about your daughter being safe. Is that because no guy would have anything to do with her after he saw her driving a Granada?
#29659 of 32321 Re: Panoramic Moonroofs - who has 'em? [dieselone]
Jan 29, 2013 (7:48 am)
Virginia is debating whether to get of the gas tax, but they would leave the tax on diesel fuel, so the gap would be even wider.
To add insult to injury diesel+hybrid owners pay more to register, so diesels end up being double taxed.
#29660 of 32321 Re: A little test driving today [anonymousposts]
Jan 29, 2013 (8:21 am)
Good to know that you really like your Accord & that Honda is once again focused on making cars that drive like "Hondas." What was the sticker on your EX 6MT? $22,600 sounds like a fantastic deal.
#29661 of 32321 Re: A little test driving today [nyccarguy]
Jan 29, 2013 (8:51 am)
What was the sticker on your EX 6MT? $22,600 sounds like a fantastic deal.
According to the Honda website, MSRP on an Accord EX 6MT is $25,395 with shipping.