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"Wow, I Don'T Remember That Lake"

June 22, 2007 about Honda Civic

6 relatively healthy college students set forth to attempt the 40 minute journey from Pomona, CA to Wrightwood, CA. We took a wrong turn. We drove 20 miles into the wrong mountain range, with our gas light turning on just as we realized we were lost. As I was the navigator, blame falls solely on my shoulders, but it's not my fault that the driver wanted to continue on to find a gas station in the next town, instead of driving back to the interstate where gas was assured.

Our 40 minute trip took 3 hours, but I'll never forget our spunky little Civic, which refused to give up despite the lack of precious fuel. 10 miles up the mountain to the next town + 10 miles back down when then didn't have gas + 10 miles back to the interstat = 30 miles on empty.

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April 21, 2008 by The smart guy

Now, Honda is a company who has cheap parts that work like 1 billion dollars. You probably had a gallon left. Honda Civic's tend to run 40 miles per gallon.

April 23, 2008 by mary kate


May 25, 2008 by coolman

Why didn't you go back to the interstate?

November 25, 2008 by jo jo

running on empty yeeeeaaaahhhh

January 22, 2015 by Maryline

target price it what you should aim to pay- hence teargt. this is what the dealers should sell you the car for if you push, rarely will dealers insist on you paying full, unless they're bast**ds like Porsche . What you need to do is play the dealers off against each other i.e. well the garage down the road will give me free metallic paint and a31500 off even if its not true, it works. they need your business. also try and find little faults i.e. if you were buying a BMW instead of a Merc, say you prefer one of the features of the merc and highlight the things like but the mpg better on a Mercedes isn't it? then the BMW dealer will thing your wavering and start giving you incentives.

December 24, 2015 by Nia

The baby is going to get restless and tired of being in the car that long it might not be such a good idea beaeusci recently traveled about 200 miles with a baby who countiniosly cried and go bored and we had to actually hold her in our laps to get her to calm down

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