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Feb 28, 2013 4:00AM
2005 Chevy Cobalt we have would get about 35 on the highway and 28 in the city.  140 k miles and still not one issue.  Bought my wife a 2012 Chevy Cruz Eco, we get about 43 MPG on the highway and about 34 MPG in town.  These writers are not real world people, they live in their own little bubble where toyotas and hondas are hip.  Hard to get them to say a domestic car is worth anything.
Feb 28, 2013 3:40PM
Bring back the diesel rabbit 50mpg.Also I have a rebuilt 283ci Chevy motor in a late model gm car and it gets 30 plus mpg on the highway .For those of you who don't know the 283 motor is a small v8 produced ih the 1960s a good design for longevity and mpg with right trans and rear gears.
Feb 22, 2013 10:58AM

          We have a 2002 Chevy Impala that get's 29-31 mpg on interstate at 65 mph with 135000 miles on it, and it's full size car.

Feb 20, 2013 7:53AM

MSN Auto's must get a big kick back from all these foriegn car companys

I've been in the auto industry for 30 years and know there are domestic vehicles out there with

excellent fuel economy


Feb 28, 2013 2:06PM
My Geo Metro gets 50-55 on the hwy and 40-45 in the city. It's too bad they dont make them any more.
Feb 20, 2013 5:31PM
My 2002 Saturn SL2 gets up to 37 mpg on the highway.  Surely newer cars, especially hybrids, should spank it in terms of mpg?
Mar 16, 2013 3:59AM
The Counter-Conservation mouthpieces speak, once again parroting the party line that higher fuel efficiency is available only at higher expense and lower performance. The only reality was their inclusion of the DISCONTUED GEO. If the oil industry commisions an article then it should be labeled as such. The Volkswagen Rabbit could hit 40 mpg for gas and 50 mpg for diesel. These are not EPA numbers for new vehicles but what real world "Beaters" in America. Low cost, high efficiency vehicles are common outside the United States but will not be seen here as long as the oil industry has it's say.
Feb 24, 2013 3:26AM
Mar 16, 2013 6:18AM
I think they should a list of the top non-hybrid fuel sippers.
Feb 28, 2013 11:10AM

You guys are way off the mark on the 2003 Jetta! Mine routinely got 48-51 mpg - COMBINED, except for sub-zero weather. It would go from mid-thumb in MI to Boston on not quite a tank of gas (about 730 miles). Hated to get rid of it at 280K, I still miss that car! The 2010 TDI that I replaced it with more accurately reflects the ratings you gave the 2003, and I am fighting to get that... big disappointment. 

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