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#1 Steve

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Posted 27 September 2011 - 04:24 PM

What is more important, 0 to 60 or MPG these days? When choosing a new car what do you look for first?



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Posted 28 September 2011 - 12:29 PM

Both, as far as I am concerned it needs to have a bit of oomph, but I dont want to buy a hummer, and dont want the same economy as one. I like diesel because you get the best of both, you get the turbo oomph and the economy, but when it comes to petrol, I think my car is alright, average is about 35-44mpg depending on how heavy my foot is, but I get 123 / 124 BHP :)

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Posted 28 September 2011 - 03:14 PM

which is the decider, mpg or 0-60? for me it's 0-60 LOL

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Posted 29 September 2011 - 12:23 PM

If I had to put one on it, it would be 0-60 - otherwise I would end up driving a pony...

but if you can get middle ground... :rolleyes: :P

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Posted 29 September 2011 - 05:52 PM

0-60 is important to me, mpg is bottom of my list of things i care about.

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Posted 30 September 2011 - 10:06 AM

0-60 is still really important, but to me personally I would choose the fuel economy. If I was buying a new car for example, the majority of cars are faster and give better performance than anything I have driven, so when I the time comes and I'm buying my first new car, fuel economy will be one of my priorities.

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Posted 30 September 2011 - 10:12 AM

0-60 used to be important till it was time to get a new clutch in my first car :lol:

so im diesel now and a bit older so its all MPG now

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Posted 30 September 2011 - 10:13 AM

0-60 used to be important till it was time to get a new clutch in my first car :lol:

so im diesel now and a bit older so its all MPG now



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