48 mpg on the Highway!

Many of us are feeling a financial pinch these days. Looking to save a few bucks by picking up a set of wheels that gets better gas mileage? Why not try the all new Datsun B-210 GX?


The all new 1980 Datsun B-210 GX gets 36 miles per gallon in the city, and a whopping 48 miles per gallon on the highway! That’s with the standard five-speed manual transmission, and without the optional air conditioning.

According to the ad, “every miles is comfortable, solid, [and] sporty.” I’ll let you all be the judge of that.

Rob O'Hara

I'm into old video games, old arcade games, old computer games, writing, photography, computer/network security, and of course, the 1980s!

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3 thoughts on “48 mpg on the Highway!

  1. Badwolf says:

    I’ll bet my left nut that there are ZERO Datsun B-210 GX’s that EVER got 48 mpg on the highway.

    You have to remember that these figures were EPA ESTIMATES and this was the origin of the now ubiquitous internet phrase: “Your Mileage May Vary.”

  2. AArdvark says:

    But, hey, they painted the inside of the air cleaner! Whoo-hoo! SOLD!
    I bet they could get kind of gas mileage if they were on the back of a tow truck.

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