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PostPosted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 9:50 pm    Post subject: Fair Fuel UK Reply with quote

...have their pre-budget survey:
https://www.fairfueluk.com/#xl_xr_page_pre-budget_poll
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 10:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

They won't like my answers.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 23, 2016 4:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Snap.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 23, 2016 5:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

...which is why I posted it. Smile
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not sure about this. Got my new car this week which is only 3 cylinders so would expect to burn less fuel so I don't care about taxes .
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2016 11:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

AutomaticEarth wrote:
Not sure about this. Got my new car this week which is only 3 cylinders so would expect to burn less fuel so I don't care about taxes .


And I'm not entirely sure about your assumptions. Sure, more efficient vehicles are an improvement but why would three cylinders always be better than four?
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2016 1:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Three cylinder engines are cheaper to make. Fewer moving parts. That makes it more cost effective to make efficient, low powered cars. Otherwise the extra cost of production exceeds the realistic savings in fuel costs that the first owner of the car will obtain. Many new cars are sold at 3 years old. Few owners will budget more than this ahead.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

biffvernon wrote:
They won't like my answers.
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Mine neither.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 29, 2016 10:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Or mine. I think filling in the questionnaire finally tipped me over into buying electric.
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