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Old 04-28-2014, 03:40 PM   #53
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Originally Posted by SamDoe1 View Post
A $5k Civic won't have a good sound system (or any sound system), clean seats, rust free body, a properly functioning suspension, an engine not out of a lawnmower, quiet ride, space for 5 or more people, the overall reliability of a car with less than 300k miles on it, etc...

It's not only about the fashion statement especially because the Tesla does FAR better than 40mpg equivalent.
My point is not that you should buy a used Civic over a Tesla. It's that economically speaking electric and most hybrid cars are not as efficient as people think.

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