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Thread: North American gas prices hitting multi-year highs. Will people buy more Mirages?

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    maybe we're seeing an effect now...

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    Gas prices are now at a 3-year high in the States.

    May Mirage sales were up 32% vs. last May. The 6th gen has only sold 3k+ in 6 other months.

    And these may be private sales vs. fleet Mirages: the number of new members to the forum in May was also up nicely. Highest since August of last year.


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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage base ES 1.2 manual: 54.0 mpg (US) ... 23.0 km/L ... 4.4 L/100 km ... 64.9 mpg (Imp)


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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 automatic: 40.6 mpg (US) ... 17.3 km/L ... 5.8 L/100 km ... 48.8 mpg (Imp)


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    Yeah fuel prices don't seem to be going down anytime soon

    I miss the junkyard day's when random lowlifes would show up in a borrowed(stolen) truck and a tidytank full of diesel(also stolen) looking for a few bucks so they could buy groceries(buy some meth). Good times.....except for the guy who owned the truck and the license plate, and fuel card.

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    More bad news on the fuel price front:

    https://www.marketwatch.com/story/oi...ges-2018-07-10

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 automatic: 40.6 mpg (US) ... 17.3 km/L ... 5.8 L/100 km ... 48.8 mpg (Imp)


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    Bad news if you're driving a gas guzzler!

    https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/s...-after-n894731

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 automatic: 40.6 mpg (US) ... 17.3 km/L ... 5.8 L/100 km ... 48.8 mpg (Imp)


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    That's not good. Especially cause I plan to buy another fuel hog in the next year.

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    Im *****ing about gas prices haha sold my truck to get the mirage when diesel tapped $3.15/gallon. Now cost $60 to fill up my wifes van with low grade fuel..we're so upside down with **** credit that we're stuck with it
    2018 mirage ES manual

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2018 Mirage Es 1.2 manual: 41.6 mpg (US) ... 17.7 km/L ... 5.7 L/100 km ... 50.0 mpg (Imp)


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    Quote Originally Posted by Timinator View Post
    Im *****ing about gas prices haha sold my truck to get the mirage when diesel tapped $3.15/gallon. Now cost $60 to fill up my wifes van with low grade fuel..we're so upside down with **** credit that we're stuck with it
    Only $60? My last few tanks took $150 to fill with diesel. Gas seems to cost a little more around here right now. If it goes much higher I'll have to buy cheaper beer or give mouthwash a try?

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    Gas is $6/gal here. Jeeps gets 10mpg, mitsu gets 45. Good balance.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2018 Mirage ES 1.2 manual: 43.1 mpg (US) ... 18.3 km/L ... 5.5 L/100 km ... 51.7 mpg (Imp)


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    This is the big reason I bought mine.

    Gas will not stay cheap forever.



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