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Old 01-25-2012, 10:41 PM
reinventthewheel reinventthewheel is offline
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Ahoy A. Shedd from A. Shedd

Have you ever driven a VW Quantum?
They are damn tough to find but are a great middle ground between a tiny Gold and a 190D
The diesels have the same 1.6L turbo motor that is so desired in other models, although mounted transverse. They came in an automatic and the more desirable 5-speed manual. With the latter you can get 40mpg easy.
I had two different sedans and a friend with a wagon, she claimed to get 45-50pmg but mine saw closer to 40-42mpg.

I actually did a quick search and there's one out here for only $2k with a freshly rebuilt engine. If I had the money I'd snatch it up myself!

Last edited by reinventthewheel; 01-26-2012 at 03:13 PM.
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