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#29945 of 35138 Re: now this, is nice [roadburner]
Feb 05, 2013 (10:02 pm)
Drove an '11 Camry SE on Sunday to Tampa and it was a very uncomfortable car to say the least...felt like Fred Flintstone I was so low and this was with the power seat at it's highest position. I just couldn't get a comfortable position! The car had decent pick up though the brakes were a bit mushy. I've been told by another driver that the new generation is so much better and I'm anxious to get to try one soon.Today's offerings were a bit bland except there was a new Ford Fusion that I totally missed unfortunately as I heard the driver saying it was a real nice driver across the Alley. Will keep my eyes out for another one in the near future.
#29946 of 35138 Re: "The Sandman Chronicles" [sandman_6472]
Feb 06, 2013 (4:33 am)
Welcome to the 21st century.
#29947 of 35138 Re: "The Sandman Chronicles" [sandman_6472]
Feb 06, 2013 (4:34 am)
Was that the old model or the brand new one that just came out?
At first glance I like the CR-V better.
#29948 of 35138 Re: OK, had to post this one [stickguy]
Feb 06, 2013 (4:36 am)
That would be really fun for about a week.
#29949 of 35138 Re: now this, is nice [sandman_6472]
Feb 06, 2013 (4:38 am)
Sounds like the GT I drove, you put huge rims and a stiff suspension on a car not engineered to be sporty from the get-go and the results are less than ideal.
If you drive the Fusion let me know if the narrow footwell bothers you.
#29950 of 35138 Re: now this, is nice [sandman_6472]
Feb 06, 2013 (6:56 am)
Maybe you'll get to drive some higher line vehicles too. I've read the turbo model ATS exists in the National fleet now - would be fun to try out something fancy.
In my area, a 26 mile drive could easily be 60-90 minutes during the morning or evening rush
#29951 of 35138 Re: OK, had to post this one [stickguy]
Feb 06, 2013 (7:47 am)
would like to know dyno numbers.
would also be far better without the hood scoop.
#29952 of 35138 Re: now this, is nice [fintail]
Feb 06, 2013 (9:50 am)
My 13 mile drive takes 45-60 coming in, 35 or so getting home.
Average speed 20mph per the GPS.
I should be comparing 0-20 instead of 0-60. Might end up with a Leaf!
#29953 of 35138 Re: now this, is nice [ateixeira]
Feb 06, 2013 (10:07 am)
Your commute is perfect for a prius. Whenever I'm in a prolonged traffic jam[rare], my mpg is up around 70.
#29954 of 35138 Re: now this, is nice [jayrider]
Feb 06, 2013 (10:52 am)
Haven't driven the current model. I drove the previous one when it came out, to see what all the controversy was about. Seems like the most loved and most hated car ever. It was OK, I didn't really understand where all the criticism was coming from.
Guess where Toyota hosted the test drive event?
Only the V has a panoramic moonroof option, though, right?
Searching cargurus....cheapest one is $30,371. No used ones as of now.
How big is the regular Prius' moonroof?
The Prius C's is pretty small.
Was really hoping to like the C-Max better than I did.