So What Will Those 42-MPG Cars Actually Look Like?

May 19, 2009 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: The Car Connection

No, we won't all be driving golf carts. We won't all have to drive a truncated 2009 Toyota Yaris either.

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ellenbetty

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Jun 17, 2009
 
Toyota makes a version of the Yaris, with a 1.3 liter motor sold in the UK, that set several UK records in fuel economy and would pass the new US fuel economy standards without shorting the Yaris.

Toyota is testing a two passenger car called the iQ, that is meant to compete with the Smart Car. I hope it has A/C and a automatic as a option.

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They will look like little liberal ugle no style death traps from asia!!!!!! Period

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. The Toyota Yaris is a work of art. I consider the Hummer H3 as down right ugly. Why Raser Technologies would want to make a 100 mpg E-REV hybrid Hummer is beyond me. If a hybrid rechargeable Hummer can get 100 mpg, then what kind of MPG will a Hybrid Yaris get? If you wish to talk about great beauty, lets talk about the hybrid Aptera 2h, that gets 300 mpg. The Aptera is a very beautiful work of genius.

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ellenbetty wrote:
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. The Toyota Yaris is a work of art. I consider the Hummer H3 as down right ugly. Why Raser Technologies would want to make a 100 mpg E-REV hybrid Hummer is beyond me. If a hybrid rechargeable Hummer can get 100 mpg, then what kind of MPG will a Hybrid Yaris get? If you wish to talk about great beauty, lets talk about the hybrid Aptera 2h, that gets 300 mpg. The Aptera is a very beautiful work of genius.
lets talk about an absolutely beautiful 1957 Chevy

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The 1957 Chevy was poorly designed. Almost all rear wheel drives cars waste gasoline. The 1957 Chevy performed poorly on snow covered roads. Almost nothing was done to reduce aerodynamic drag by the 1957 Chevy. The 1957 Chevy did not have even basic safety safety items like seat belts with shoulder straps. The 1957 Chevy is a death trap. The 1957 Chevy motor was designed to run on highly toxic leaded gas. The 1957 Chevy had zero air pollution controls. The only good thing you can do with a 1957 Chevy is to recycle the 1957 Chevy as scrap metal.

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ellenbetty wrote:
The 1957 Chevy was poorly designed. Almost all rear wheel drives cars waste gasoline. The 1957 Chevy performed poorly on snow covered roads. Almost nothing was done to reduce aerodynamic drag by the 1957 Chevy. The 1957 Chevy did not have even basic safety safety items like seat belts with shoulder straps. The 1957 Chevy is a death trap. The 1957 Chevy motor was designed to run on highly toxic leaded gas. The 1957 Chevy had zero air pollution controls. The only good thing you can do with a 1957 Chevy is to recycle the 1957 Chevy as scrap metal.
Yea too bad their worth 100 thousand dollars
and yours will always be worth zero
and yours is an ugly piece of shit and a 57 chevy is the all time classic

Sorry oh bumma voter......You loose

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What kind of fuel economy does a 57 Chevy get? 24 mpg. What kind of fuel economy does a 07 Yaris get? 35 mpg. So I win every time I go to the gas station. How much does a restored 57 Chevy cost? Lets use your number.$100,000. How much does a loaded new Yaris cost?$18,000.$100,000 -$18,000 =$82,000 I could buy a Yaris, and put $82,000 in the bank to make interest to help buy my next Yaris. I win again. Or I could buy 1 new Yaris at $18,000. I could buy a second used Yaris at $10,000, which I did, and still put $72,000 in the bank to make interest to help buy my next Yaris. So I win again and again.

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ellenbetty wrote:
What kind of fuel economy does a 57 Chevy get? 24 mpg. What kind of fuel economy does a 07 Yaris get? 35 mpg. So I win every time I go to the gas station. How much does a restored 57 Chevy cost? Lets use your number.$100,000. How much does a loaded new Yaris cost?$18,000.$100,000 -$18,000 =$82,000 I could buy a Yaris, and put $82,000 in the bank to make interest to help buy my next Yaris. I win again. Or I could buy 1 new Yaris at $18,000. I could buy a second used Yaris at $10,000, which I did, and still put $72,000 in the bank to make interest to help buy my next Yaris. So I win again and again.
Your completely worthless
This got 31mpg...freeway driving on a trip to Tucson...and has style and class and is American made
http://media.carcrazycentral.com/data/Photo/c...

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That photo is not of a 57 Chevy with a big block V8. When you lose, you try to confuse the issue, by changing the subject. That vehicle is useless. Try putting a 35 x 35 x 35 box holding a TV inside of that sports car. You cann't. I can do that with my Yaris, and still get 35 mpg highway. So you are 4 mpg short and a big tube TV light.

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ellenbetty wrote:
That photo is not of a 57 Chevy with a big block V8. When you lose, you try to confuse the issue, by changing the subject. That vehicle is useless. Try putting a 35 x 35 x 35 box holding a TV inside of that sports car. You cann't. I can do that with my Yaris, and still get 35 mpg highway. So you are 4 mpg short and a big tube TV light.
Hey stupid
I have a Dodge Pickup for that!!!!!

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Vance1 wrote:
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I have a Dodge Pickup for that!!!!!


How much did you pay for that stupid Dodge Pickup truck?$40,000 And how much did that stupid sports car cost? Another $40,000.$40,000 +$40,000 =$80,000.
2 Yarises $36,000.$80,000 -$36,000 =$44,000 simple math. I save $44,000 over your over powered over sized over priced gas guzzlers. Someone who cannot understand simple math, like you, is a moron.

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ellenbetty wrote:
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How much did you pay for that stupid Dodge Pickup truck?$40,000 And how much did that stupid sports car cost? Another $40,000.$40,000 +$40,000 =$80,000.
2 Yarises $36,000.$80,000 -$36,000 =$44,000 simple math. I save $44,000 over your over powered over sized over priced gas guzzlers. Someone who cannot understand simple math, like you, is a moron.
Dear little Ms Stupid
I have a 22 ft Boat and a 40' 5th wheel trailer
Pull either one of those with YOUR dumb assed piece of Jap shit, You are just one of those old fuddy duddy people that no one likes.
Your jealous of what others have simply because you have never had anything nice..Period
You have spent your entire wasted life putting others down because they have done well and you havent. You do not like America very much and it shows greatly. You should have married an Asian man and transfered to Japan, where you would have been happier. Unlike you I have lived life and enjoyed life all the while working hard and having things that I want. If I wanted a car like yours I would have an american made one.
Not Asian made..Period!
Now listen get off here, We simply do not take a liking to Obama supporters and POS Asian owners.
My American vehicles support our Great country and the American worker, If you do not believe in that , Then you are certainly a true and real piece of sh*T

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I could give a rat's behind about how rich you are. Being rich does not give you the right to attack people who support protecting the environment by buying the most reliable fuel economy vehicle on the market, even if the vehicle is imported. Being rich does not give you the right to attack people who voted for Obama. It is racists like you who should be banned from making comments on this forum.

PS: I have all the money I need. I support myself and my Mom. If I had not ended a trust set up by my Mom, returning the money she and my Dad invested in a piece of land, my Mom would be living in her old 98 Mustang that was leaking gasoline, instead of living in a well kept modular home driving a 2007 Subaru Outback Wagon. I chose not to spend $80,000 on my self. Keeping a roof over my Mom's head is more important. Helping my Mom pay her medical bills is more important. Making sure my Mom is driving a safe car is more important. I am not as self centered as you think I should be.

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ellenbetty
You are doing the right thing in taking car of your poor mother, That I agree with.

BUT being a vet and driving asian....NO way
I wouldnt and I couldnt

Have a nice life, and if anyone should be banned from these forums.
IT should be those such as yourself, That will take the side of Japan, over your own!!!
American Traitors....... Period

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Vance1 wrote:
ellenbetty
BUT being a vet and driving asian....NO way
I wouldnt and I couldnt
Have a nice life, and if anyone should be banned from these forums.
IT should be those such as yourself, That will take the side of Japan, over your own!!!
American Traitors....... Period
I am a American who support tarriffs on countries that do not have the same enviormental protection laws as the US. I support a level trading field. I do not support any automobile maker who pollutes the air with toxic petrochemicals to reduce selling cost, passing on the cost of pollution to the enviroment. Lack of enviromental protection laws hide the true cost of owning a automobile. I do not support any automobile design that causes me to pollute the air with more CO2. I support forcing automobile makers that sell vehicles in the US to build better vehicles that get better fuel economy.

May the best automaker win.

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ellenbetty wrote:
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I am a American who support tarriffs on countries that do not have the same enviormental protection laws as the US. I support a level trading field. I do not support any automobile maker who pollutes the air with toxic petrochemicals to reduce selling cost, passing on the cost of pollution to the enviroment. Lack of enviromental protection laws hide the true cost of owning a automobile. I do not support any automobile design that causes me to pollute the air with more CO2. I support forcing automobile makers that sell vehicles in the US to build better vehicles that get better fuel economy.
May the best automaker win.
and so far "FORD"
is the utmost best in the world...period

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Vance1 wrote:
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and so far "FORD"
is the utmost best in the world...period
I can make up my own mind as to which automobile maker, and what type of automobile, best meets my needs.
SHO boy

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wow okay yeah your piece of shit yaris has the best fuel economy huh?

Chevy cobalt: 37 mpg

ford focus: 35 mpg

geo metro XFi (thats what ill compare your import shit box to) hmm: try EPA 53 city / 58 hwy and that car is from 1994!

oh and by the way global warming is a huge scam for you dumb fucks out there that just are so ready to believe in what other people make up to create a huge marketing scam by creating "hybrid" vehicles and "environmentally friendly" "low emissions" vehicles...you want to save the world? turn off your household lights when you arent using them and your computers rather than letting them run 24/7

an im pretty damn sure your yaris did not set ANY records for fuel economy!

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quote " global warming is a huge scam"

YES Indeed

Remember in the late 1970's The Libtards then said massive global cooling...The next ice age
Now its reversed/all complete and total BS..Period

Its simply a way for the Libtards to mandate a high fuel price, Mandate older cars from the roads, and push high speed trains.

For every 3 green jobs They loose 7 real jobs.
It truly is all a complete Oh Bumba falsehood.

Just listen to the libtards when they talk there Lawyer lingo about Government Taxpayer paid Socialistic Healthcare..That will tell you the entire story Can you say Chris Dodd

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You should do your homework better. The 1.0 liter Yaris set several UK rally fuel economy records in both gasoline and diesel models. The 1.0 liter motor Yaris was never sold in the US.

In 2007 the Smart Car had the best fuel economy of any 2 passager hatchback gasoline powered car sold in the US. The Smart Car has a poor reliability record. The Smart Car uses paddle shifters. I only buy vehicles with full automatic and A/C.

In 2008 the VW Gulf GTI diesel set a new fuel economy record. The VW Gulf has a poor reliability record.

The GEO Metro was made by Suzuki in Japan. The Metro was a sedan. I never by sedans. The GEO Metro never offered a automatic. I never buy a vehicle that does not offer a automatic....

The Ford Focus is made in Mexico. I bought my new Toyota Yaris after Ford planned to stop making the Focus 3 door hatchback. As far as I am concerned, there is zero difference between buying a car made in Mexico and buying a car made in Japan.

The Chevy Cobalt is a sedan. I never buy sedans.

The Toyota Yaris 3 door hatchback is the best (4 adult passagers) fuel economy vehicle sold in the US. Consumers Reports projects that the Toyota Yaris, which is based upon the Toyota Echo, which is based upon the Toyota Starlet, will have above average reliability.

What about the combined concept of hatchback, fuel economy, history of reliability, with options needed for the disabled, like a automatic, power steering, power brakes, and A/C, and 4 adult passagers, with the ability to place the navigation system behind the steering wheel, with 4 storage places in the dash, do you not understand?

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