View Poll Results: Did/do you own a Metro or other 3-cyl car?

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  • Yup: a Metro (Sprint, Firefly, Swift etc.)

    17 42.50%
  • Yup: another type of 3-cylinder car

    8 20.00%
  • Nope: Mirage/Space Star is my first 3-pot.

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Thread: Geo Metro roll call: did you own a 3 cyl car before Mirage? (Suzuki, Smart, etc)

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    Geo Metro roll call: did you own a 3 cyl car before Mirage? (Suzuki, Smart, etc)

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    I've noticed more than a few members mention they've owned Geo / Chevrolet Metros. (For those outside of Canada/US., these were Suzuki 998cc cars based on the Swift/Cultus from the 80's & 90's. Like the Mirage, many typical auto "enthusiasts" loved to hate these cars because they were low on power and high on fuel economy.)

    I still drive one (pictured beside the Mirage loaner from Mitsu Canada): a base 1998 Pontiac Firefly 5-speed (Canadian market Metro clone). And I have a '91 convertible version (also 5-speed) parked in the garage awaiting some restoration work.

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    For a couple of years I also had a 2000 Honda Insight hybrid: advanced 1.0L 3-cyl engine coupled to a small electric motor/generator and 5-speed transmission.

    So, did you come to the Mirage with 3-cylinder experience?

    Post a pic if you did!

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