1NO GAS

Agent RD, who sent this pic, pointed out that a Prius does not actually burn 1NO GAS, or even no gas. Last time we checked, a late-model Prius gets 50 mpg, which means it still requires gas to function. So the driver here is incorrect in his/her bragging. This evokes the annoying self-importance/self-righteousness among certain people who bought Priuses. Buying a Prius instead of another car is indeed environmentally friendly, but we’re not giving you a medal, okay?

1NO GAS

1NO GAS

(Interesting question: What happens when you run out of gas in a Prius? Can you still drive to a gas station at 10 mph, using only the electric motor?)

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2 Responses to 1NO GAS

  1. RD says:

    Guh? I’d never thought of that. Can you?

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