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    best mpg wagons of the 80's- 90's?

    giving up on my dream of getting an amc pacer and looking to get something smarter (better mpg/newer). looking at getting a good mpg wagon of some sort. budget is around 3k. anybody have experience with wagons that have been good (or bad)?

    i'm ok with older models too as long as they get 25+mpg

    honda civics and accords seem to do really well. anything else i should be looking into?


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    Re: best mpg wagons of the 80's- 90's?

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    yes, but what does it get for mileage? year?



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    Re: best mpg wagons of the 80's- 90's?

    It takes no gas and will go as many miles as your older brother is willing to pull you before he gets tired.


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    Re: best mpg wagons of the 80's- 90's?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyhiphopp View Post
    It takes no gas and will go as many miles as your older brother is willing to pull you before he gets tired.
    drag, my older brother lives back in iowa.



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    Re: best mpg wagons of the 80's- 90's?

    Quote Originally Posted by theyork View Post
    giving up on my dream of getting an amc pacer and looking to get something smarter (better mpg/newer). looking at getting a good mpg wagon of some sort. budget is around 3k. anybody have experience with wagons that have been good (or bad)?

    i'm ok with older models too as long as they get 25+mpg

    honda civics and accords seem to do really well. anything else i should be looking into?

    I had an '87 Toyota Camry wagon for a while in college. Yes, all the ladies loved me. It consistently got right around 30 mpg.



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    Re: best mpg wagons of the 80's- 90's?

    My mom had a 80's vintage Ford Escort diesel wagon that I loved. It got like 50 MPG and had a 5 speed stick shift. I haven't seen one for years.



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    Re: best mpg wagons of the 80's- 90's?

    Escort/Tracer Wagon, Corolla Wagon, Saturn SW Wagon, VW Passatt Wagon, Honda Accord Wagon.
    Fuel Economy

    Basically any wagon with a 4 cylinder is what your looking for.



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    Re: best mpg wagons of the 80's- 90's?

    Go for the stick shift. That way people won't ever borrow it and you'll get better gas mileage.



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    Re: best mpg wagons of the 80's- 90's?

    De Lorean



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    Re: best mpg wagons of the 80's- 90's?

    I always liked the look of the BMW E34 wagons. Kind of hard to find though.



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    Re: best mpg wagons of the 80's- 90's?

    What are, questions you think you will never hear.


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    Re: best mpg wagons of the 80's- 90's?

    These bad boy's ran off oats and hay. Pretty good cargo room too.



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    Re: best mpg wagons of the 80's- 90's?

    Not a wagon, but I had a 1990 mazda protege manual transmition that got 40 or better mpg.


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