“All of Toyota’s designs (excepting maybe their trucks) are waaayyyy too overworked to the point of basically being parody automobiles.”
Good riddence! I rode in one of these from the airport on the way to the town where the Taj Mahal is and on the expressway the driver had to drop to 80 km/h or so almost every time there was one of those bridge transitions in the road, otherwise the thing would lurch so bad. Not to mention being metal death traps and…
My Civic hatch wants to participate too
Yeah I thought TDIs typically get MPGs in the 30s around town..
My Civic LX 1.5T hatch would like a word (country highway)
My Eastern European neghbor’s 80s manual diesel Jetta that gets driven daily 24/7 all year round. It really seems to hold up in the land of road salt.
This is the golden age of poseur 4x4 and pickup truck culture. This is what happens when gas is cheap.
Don’t encourage them!
Not to mention the sedan’s shorter wheelbase and (I think) smaller wheels and tires. I know which body style I would rather have on the Interstate.
THIS is why I still read Jalopnik.