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- n. Plural form of econocar.
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It means getting buyers to pay more even for former econocars like the Fiesta.
Proton Satria Neo R3 continues proud Lotus tradition of tuning obscure econocars
"At $18,580 for the Sport edition (with nav), this diminutive Honda shames larger econocars (we won't mention names, but they rhyme with" Corolla "and" Vibe ") costing more and delivering poorer economy."
Without question the worst around town are middle aged women in large 4x4s and, on faster roads, the elderly in econocars.
But the golden era of muscle cars couldn't outlast the twin oil shocks of the '70s, when GM shifted focus to an array of econocars like the Pontiac 6000, which did little to enhance the brand's image.
Flooding the U.S. market with stripped-down “econocars” that moved nobody’s hearts or minds was a strategy that had singularly failed.