In Pictures: Undercover Gas Guzzlers

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The Volkswagen Beetle looks cute and innocent, but this petite car has a huge appetite. The Beetle slurps down $2,329 in fuel each year when it’s equipped with an automatic transmission. That price doesn’t improve with a manual transmission. You’ll only jump one mile-per-gallon on the highway, to give you a grand total of 20/29 mpg city/highway. Whoopee. Thank goodness it takes regular gasoline.

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