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Why do people still drive and buy gas guzzlers?

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shay1130

Asked by shay1130 at 6:43 PM on Apr. 22, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • What kind of car do you believe is a "gas guzzler?"
    BeachyBabe

    Answer by BeachyBabe at 6:44 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • This bugs me too
    No one NEEDS a V8 unless you're pulling a trailer/boat/rv behind you all the time
    They figure they can afford it,so screw Mother Earth!
    Have alot of kids? get a minivan,not an Excursion
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 6:46 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • you mean like big SUVs or trucks? cadillacs or lincoln towncars??
    because 1: they need the space. 2: they like them, and can.
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 6:47 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • anything 15-18 miles to the gal. suburban type cars
    shay1130

    Comment by shay1130 (original poster) at 6:48 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • Because this is America and we still have free choice.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:49 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • You should be asking why dont they drill for oil in America so we dont have to pay these crazy costs. Who cares what people drive.
    brandnew744

    Answer by brandnew744 at 6:51 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • what do mean by gas guzzlers? i know of some people who drive gas hogs because they cant afford a better milage car. while yes what they pay in gas could pay for a newer car, some people just dont have that kind of money available or they cant get loans. for some they have no choice and they need trasportation. im sure if more people could afford the upfront cost of a cheaper gas car they would get one
    gothmama91

    Answer by gothmama91 at 6:52 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • My truck gets 11 MPG city and 13 MPG highway. I love my truck and I would never trade it in. It seats all 5 of my children and my nephew comfortably. Now, my truck doesn't get driven much because we mostly walk.
    matthewscandi

    Answer by matthewscandi at 6:54 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • I drive the safest vehicle I can afford because I want my daughter to be as safe as possible when she's in my car....if that means I'm driving around an Army tank, well...all I have to say to you is you better get out of the way because they have a crappy turn radius!
    AllAboutKeeley

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 6:55 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • Because where I live in the winter the little death traps

    1. Would not run well if at all in the winter.

    2 someone needs to have a vehicle that can pull the idiots who try to drive one in a blizzard out of the ditch or pull them home when the battery drains in the bitter cold and they are stranded in the middle of BFE.
    Carpy

    Answer by Carpy at 6:56 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

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