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Little Jay has gone to car graveyard, sniff.

Started this discussion. Last reply by spicejax Sep 4, 2013. 3 Replies

Alas, for Little Jay's demise.  Insurance company has declared her a total loss.  :(Continue

Teeny tiny sun visors aren't much help on glary days

Started this discussion. Last reply by Art Whittaker May 18, 2013. 5 Replies

Is there some sort of 'extendable' sun visor attachment I can get that would allow me to enlarge the sun visor as needed and then close up so the visor will fold up and not bash into the…Continue

GLBT Smart car group in Indy?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gordon Nore May 27, 2010. 3 Replies

Is there an Indianapolis (or even Indiana) Smart car group for GLBT folks?  Anyone know?  Continue

OK, so what mileage (mixed, hwy and surface street) ARE people getting?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Francine Reilly Dec 9, 2010. 46 Replies

My Smart just had a 300-mile birthday and a tank fill-up.  I figure it's about 38.5 MPG, which isn't bad for a non-hybrid?   How are other people doing, and apart from what we already know (eschew…Continue

 

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spicejax replied to becky t's discussion Little Jay has gone to car graveyard, sniff.
"Glad you are OK. Is your Prius the plug in version? I think I see one in your profile pic! MJB"
Sep 4, 2013
becky t replied to becky t's discussion Little Jay has gone to car graveyard, sniff.
"After lots of consideration I decided to go with a Prius.  But yes, the 'roll cage' protected me VERY well.  Three emergency workers looked inside and said in tones of surprise, "The interior's completely intact!"…"
Sep 4, 2013
spicejax replied to becky t's discussion Little Jay has gone to car graveyard, sniff.
"Always sad to hear.  Looks like the Tridion did it's job. Are you going to replace Little Jay with a new smart?MJB"
Sep 4, 2013
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Little Jay has gone to car graveyard, sniff.

Alas, for Little Jay's demise.  Insurance company has declared her a total loss.  :(See More
Sep 4, 2013
Art Whittaker replied to becky t's discussion Teeny tiny sun visors aren't much help on glary days
"Never use mine either, visors down means I can't see the road ahead. I keep a set of sunglasses in the R/H cubby for bright days."
May 18, 2013
Joe replied to becky t's discussion Teeny tiny sun visors aren't much help on glary days
"HI Becky I have the same problem and I just ordered a set of extensions for my car at this place. I'll let you know how they work…"
Apr 1, 2011
Wallace Rumbarger replied to becky t's discussion Teeny tiny sun visors aren't much help on glary days
"Sun visors?  You mean those things that fold down in front of the windshield and completely block my view of the road ahead?  (I am 6'7") I removed mine the first week I had my cabrio. They are still in a box in my closet for…"
Feb 19, 2011
Robert Stout replied to becky t's discussion Teeny tiny sun visors aren't much help on glary days
"The new Smart should have built in sun visor extentions as standard equipment..."
Feb 5, 2011
jwight replied to becky t's discussion Teeny tiny sun visors aren't much help on glary days
Jan 19, 2011
becky t posted a discussion

Teeny tiny sun visors aren't much help on glary days

Is there some sort of 'extendable' sun visor attachment I can get that would allow me to enlarge the sun visor as needed and then close up so the visor will fold up and not bash into the rearview mirror?  Other than that I love my Little Jay! -becky t-See More
Jan 19, 2011
Francine Reilly replied to becky t's discussion OK, so what mileage (mixed, hwy and surface street) ARE people getting?
"My first Smart averaged 43 mpg until 6-8000 miles then I got 45. My new Smart was getting 47 mpg on average but since my 10000 check it dropped back to 43. the last 3000 miles I have been getting 40 -43 mpg but it has been cold and I have done a lot…"
Dec 9, 2010
Dariusz replied to becky t's discussion OK, so what mileage (mixed, hwy and surface street) ARE people getting?
"Hi Joe, There is no secret to the results I got - just a light foot with no speeding over the speed limits on a long distance trip with minimum stops on the way (could probably do better if not for the couple of mountain ranges that I crossed on the…"
Dec 8, 2010
Joe Dumm replied to becky t's discussion OK, so what mileage (mixed, hwy and surface street) ARE people getting?
"Hi All - I just bought a used '09 Cabriolet with 2,700 miles. The first tank, I suspect, was filled with 87 regular gas and mileage was terrible - maybe 30 mpg. I have kept it filled with 91 octane the past couple of months and so far,…"
Dec 4, 2010
Jack and Laura Clark replied to becky t's discussion OK, so what mileage (mixed, hwy and surface street) ARE people getting?
"P.S. I actually get better mileage when I let the car shift, but paddle shifters are alot more fun."
Dec 2, 2010
Jack and Laura Clark replied to becky t's discussion OK, so what mileage (mixed, hwy and surface street) ARE people getting?
"57k on mine in just over 2yrs. Mileage has continued to climb very slightly. It does better in moderate to warm weather. I drive approx. 480miles a week and type varies from 35mph small city streets tom highway 70mph posted. Most though done on…"
Dec 2, 2010
Beachbum replied to becky t's discussion OK, so what mileage (mixed, hwy and surface street) ARE people getting?
"Well, 2200 miles on my '09 cabrio, overall average is between 28 and 29 mpg. This is all town, with ac on 80% of the time. That's twice as good as the Kia I replaced, but I was really hoping it would be 32 or better. Nonetheless, I love…"
Sep 26, 2010

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