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CR Again

Wed May 27, 2015 7:17 am

Consumer Reports now has the "disappointing dozen" list, and - no surprise - the i-MiEV made their list. Only the Mitsu Mirage got a worse rating. The problem is clear in their list: They don't like small cars and trucks. ... 11n#page=3

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Re: CR Again

Wed May 27, 2015 7:59 am

For some of our newer members, here is a point-by-point rebuttal to what has got to be the most biased and clueless 'review' of a vehicle, ever!

Consumer Reports Got It So Wrong!, or URL:

If you are interested in purchasing an i-MiEV, please go take it for a very long test drive and be your own judge!

It further galls me that they recently touted the BMW i3 as their most-efficient vehicle they ever tested, completely ignoring the fact that the i-MiEV held this distinction three years ago, which they failed to mention then!
EVs: 2 Wht/Blu SE Prem., '13 Tesla MS85, 3 156v CorbinSparrows (2 Li-ion), 24v EcoScoot(LiFePO4)
EV Conv: 156v '86 Ram PU, 144v '65 Saab 96
Hybrids: 48v1kW bike
ICE: '88 Isuzu Trooper. Mothballed: '67 Saab (orig.owner), '76 MBZ L206D RHD RV

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