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Oct 23
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Kia Niro? It’s my wife’s likely next car. Has a hatch and can be pretty loaded up with options. I’ve seen CPO loaded up Touring trims in the $17-19k range.

Oct 23
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Well, I said the wrong Pathfinder, whoops. R52 is the current crossover one. I meant R50, which is unibody with a live rear axle.

Oct 23
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I’m not arguing about it, I’m explaining that most folks do not experience it in the way you do. 

Oct 23
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The thing is unless you go up to a Suburban, most 3-row crossovers have more room inside than most 3-row BOF SUVs. This includes passenger space, and cargo space, especially behind the 3rd row.

Oct 23
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Your perception of the smell is different from most other people’s perception of the smell, including me. 

Oct 23
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Not sure if you’re replying to my original or follow-up comment but the key phrase there is “produced for sale.”

Oct 23
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Yeah I should clarify. It’s based on number of vehicles produced. Obviously car manufacturers want to actually sell those vehicles, but they can look at their overall fleet projected sales and say, for example, “well we’re going to make this many bigass trucks that will put us this much out of compliance for CAFE, so Read more

Oct 23
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It’s not complete horseshit, at least insofar as it encourages manufacturers to offer more efficient vehicles to hit their CAFE numbers. Even if the manufacturers aren’t required to sell a lot of those more efficient vehicles to hit their CAFE numbers, they still have to go through the trouble of designing and Read more

Oct 23
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In my experience, people in general get sentimental about stupid illogical shit, and old people in particular are more sentimental, illogical and stubborn. 

Oct 23
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Fuel economy and environmental impact are not the only ways that bigass trucks can potentially impact people who don’t drive bigass trucks. The bigass trucks can also crash into other smaller vehicles and/or pedestrians, and all else being equal, getting crashed into by a bigger-asser vehicle is less survivable than Read more

Oct 23
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CAFE standards are based on the mean efficiency of the overall manufacturer’s offered vehicles. Not how many they sell. So for example RAM inefficiency is offset by Fiat 500 efficiency, regardless of how many RAMs or Fiat 500s are sold.