If you really want to know what kind of mileage your chariot is getting, calculate it the old-fashioned way.
Gas-saving devices have been around as long as cars, and they become especially popular when prices edge up. But do any of them really work?
True, most of them inhale gasoline, but that doesn't mean they aren't the right thing to be driving.
Most Americans are 'afflicted' by this attitude -- present company excepted, of course.
The term is misused to get you to feel OK about spending a lot of money on shoes or a dress or a car.
Buying a used car vs. new is definitely a money-saver, but there's a trade-off: Used cars aren't as reliable. Or are they?
They are stuffing their pockets while avoiding the $4 barrier, but there could be negative repercussions.
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