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Old 06-02-2013, 04:13 PM
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I think that this is actually marketing. If the Fit had an actual overdrive, it could possibly get better gas mileage than the hybrid Insight. Imagine pouring all that R&D into the Insight and having a less expensive model get better fuel economy. Nobody would buy the Insight
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