Found this in another forum, think it is useful for new car buyer.......but not sure the Fuel Consumption Rate is accurate or not ?

https://sgcar4u.googlepages.com/index.htm

30 Sep 2006
triggerpuff No Mazda 3....
30 Sep 2006
My friends all tell me that Manual Cars are more fuel efficient than auto counter parts by 20%. It it true?
Other advantages are manual cars pick up faster. And lastly it is cheaper by 2-3k than a...

23 Sep 2006
neutral If you look at all car manufacturers' specs, the manual version always have better fuel consumption than the auto version. However that is only applicable if they are of the same model. If you cros...
25 Sep 2006
fusukae Thanks for all your advise. Really appreciated it
After reading all your comments. I've decided to get a manual car.
My budget is below $40k. I'm aiming for a kia picanto manual (~$37k, bcoz it...
25 Sep 2006
neutral I think the Kia Picanto is a good buy,

Hope to see you soon in our meet-up and drive-up.
25 Sep 2006
lightfinger Quote:
"Formerly posted by fusukae:
My friends all tell me that Manual Cars are more fuel efficient than auto counter parts by 20%. It it true?
Other advantages are manual cars pick up faster. And...
26 Sep 2006
kiaking Yes, Kia Picanto is the one of the most fuel saving car, I regret to buy Kia Rio instead of Pica, see attached link if you are interested:-

http://sgcar4u.googlepages.com/
30 Sep 2006
fusukae Wow thanks kiaking for the website on fuel consumption on cars
30 Sep 2006
Evan Quote:
"Formerly posted by fusukae:
My friends all tell me that Manual Cars are more fuel efficient than auto counter parts by 20%. It it true?
Other advantages are manual cars pick up faster. And...
1 Oct 2006
windwaver Quote:
"Formerly posted by kiaking:

Yes, Kia Picanto is the one of the most fuel saving car, I regret to buy Kia Rio instead of Pica, see attached link if you are interested:-

15 Feb 2007
CarGod74 I like Manual car...not until I am 40 years old...maybe I will consider Auto....
15 Feb 2007
ztcc78 Quote:
"Formerly posted by Char:
Hi again. Generally speaking, there are advantages and disadvantages of both.

Manual
Cheaper car price
Generally better fuel efficiency (a more direct drive,...
16 Feb 2007

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