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Old 09-25-2007, 05:38 PM   #1
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Okay, so I have to admit, I kinda liked it.
Not saying I would buy one, but it was actually pretty cool inside.
Roomy, cool looking, of course it was very quiet, and the technology was just so darned cool.
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dont say that! they arent awful, i guess, but i just personally have absolutely no desire to drive an electric car
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dont say that! they arent awful, i guess, but i just personally have absolutely no desire to drive an electric car
the Prius is not electric, just a hybrid.

have you every drove/rode in a hybrid? the are really quite amazing, going down the road with nothing but tire noise
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Heh, you rode in it? Do yourself a favor and drive one. It'* like an appliance. It doesn't have any feel to it what-so-ever. I'll admit, they are pretty nice and the interior is designed well, but I'm a car guy, and I don't like the idea of driving a dishwasher
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Hmmm, I haven't been in one or seen the interior of one. I'd be surprised if a modern Toyota had a nice interior.
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I'm just waiting for the Volt to come out...
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Hmmm, I haven't been in one or seen the interior of one. I'd be surprised if a modern Toyota had a nice interior.
i also made the same snap judgements based on previoun toyotas ive seen. unfortunately i must say i was wrong. those prius' are actually nice cars. i was most imoressed with the full data display of mpg, and all the different charts and graph displays. and a reverse camera too. (not to mention 60 mpg)

i hope our domestics can catch up in the hybrids.
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Yeah, I didn't drive it. I can imagine that it has no power. I could definitely not give that up.
I was just very impressed with the car overall.
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I'm just waiting for the Volt to come out...
if it drives anything at all like it looks. Ide hit it
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dont say that! they arent awful, i guess, but i just personally have absolutely no desire to drive an electric car
the Prius is not electric, just a hybrid.

have you every drove/rode in a hybrid? the are really quite amazing, going down the road with nothing but tire noise
i know its a hybrid, im just saying ill take my gasoline any day and i did drive one once and i will it admit it was nice and quiet, but just not my cup of tea.
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