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      12-10-2008, 12:53 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by vonsazkin View Post
The X6 is a very distinctive looking vehicle. I have sat and driven it once at a BMW event and fell in love with it. It may not be as practical as an X5 or X3, but that depends on your needs.

As for mileage, Top Gear compared the Prius with an M3 at regular speeds around their track and the M3 gave some 19 mpg compared to 17 mpg for the Prius. It depends on a person's driving habits. Moreover, they claimed the nickel batteries they put in the Prius cause enough damage to the environment in their production to negate the positive effects of this car.

Here's a link to that video:
I saw that episode. Hysterical.
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