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post #51 of 53 (permalink) Old 03-21-2019, 07:56 AM
 
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Higher electricity bill? (Shrug)

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By the way, I used to pay $40 to $50 a month for gas on my Kia Rio; monthly electricity for the same mileage on my Smart Electric is running $8-$10. It's not for everyone, but if you can handle a 2nd car with range of 50 miles or so a day, it's a daily driver with super cheap fuel & maintenance costs (so far).
I feel the same way. The savings in not using gas at the pump @ now ~$2.80/Gal is worth the few $/month the electric is costing.
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Hi all! I'm new to ED..... just recently purchased a used 2015 in seemingly great condition. Just got the message that the main service is due and it's going to MB of Laguna. I can't get an answer as to what's involved with this service and what the cost will be. The warranty is up this coming August. Can anyone please advise as to what I can expect. Thanks!
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In the stickies at the top of this subforum is a list of what service is required at the various intervals. Almost all of it is "inspect this" and "look at that" - it is a really easy car to DIY.

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