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post #931 of (permalink) Old 08-22-2012, 10:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Dim Mak 1470 View Post
Did want a Toyota Taco or maybe a Colorado but the mpg on the smaller trucks(I guess they're midsized now) isn't very different so I asked myself why not go for more capability?
I am having a real struggle with this debate as well.

1. my '99 Civic SI performs extremely well in snow, has relatively low miles, is EXTREMELY rare (try to buy one), and has lost very little value over time. It's only caveat, why I'm looking at a truck is I need trailworthiness for trailhead access.

2. I drive 30 miles each way to work everyday, and further than that on my days off, so the mileage adds up quick.

3. Does the slight advantage in the toyo mpg worth it for all these miles over an f-150? I do like the f-150 alot. What about a 4cyl toyo? Do they even have that in 4wd?

4. Should I crush my truck dreams because of all these miles, drive my SI into the ground and just get another lil 2wd wonder with snowtires - fuck I'd go hybrid?


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