Posts Tagged ‘cars’

A one minute video that should make you laugh:

World’s Fastest Car Wash Has Certain Disadvantages – carwash – Gizmodo.

I just love gigantic machines.

Cash for Clunkers

Author: Lyle

From Jalopnik through Fast Company:

The Ten Most Traded-In Vehicles (vehicle’s EPA mileage) 1. 1998 Ford Explorer (14-17 mpg) 2. 1997 Ford Explorer (14-18 mpg) 3. 1996 Ford Explorer (14-18 mpg) 4. 1999 Ford Explorer (14-18 mpg) 5. Jeep Grand Cherokee 6. Jeep Cherokee 7. 1995 Ford Explorer (15-18 mpg) 8. 1994 Ford Explorer (15-18 mpg) 9. 1997 Ford Windstar (18 mpg) 10. 1999 Dodge Caravan (16-18 mpg)

The Ten Most Purchased Vehicles (vehicle’s EPA mileage) 1. Ford Focus (27-28 mpg) 2. Honda Civic (24-42 mpg) 3. Toyota Corolla (25-30 mpg) 4. Toyota Prius (46 mpg) 5. Ford Escape (20-32 mpg) 6. Toyota Camry (23-34 mpg) 7. Dodge Caliber (22-27 mpg) 8. Hyundai Elantra (26-28 mpg) 9. Honda Fit (29-31 mpg) 10. Chevy Cobalt (25-30 mpg)

While no fan of government redistribution of wealth, this seemed to be something I could take advantage of.  But, I can’t see trading in my ultra-useful and versatile all-wheel-drive sport-utility-vehicle for a tiny little econobox.