National Geographic : 1978 Dec
WCME HOME DIPLOMAT. LETTHE FOLKS BACK HOME SE 28 MG HWY/18 MPG TY * THATYOU'VE REALY ARRIVED, Once all the oohing and ahhing has die WHEN YOU ARRIVE N A NEW down, everyone can help you unload. And si MID-SIZEDODGE DIPIDMAt, you've got over 72 cubic feet of cargo space Going home. And you want to show the folks you've done all right for yourself. So you arrive in style. In a new Dodge Diplomat wagon. First thing the clan's bound to notice is how good looking your new Diplomat is. Dual rectan gular headlamps. A simulated wood-grain exterior. Even an optional luggage rack and air deflector. Then they'll probably want to get inside for a closer look. Mom d ince with the rear seat down, you've probably brought along a few big boxes with ribbons on top. After all, it's a special occasion, you and your new Dodge Diplomat are home again. Dodge may be a bit sur- *EPA estimates. Your mileage may vary depending on your driving habits, the condition of your car, and its equipment. prised to find a California estimates are lower and wagon that's avail- automatic transmission able with real leather seating. -- r . And your sister will undoubtedly be surprised that her big brother was smart - enough to order the optional AM/FM stereo with Search Tune. Now dad is more likely to be impressed by Diplomat's practical aspects. Like the fact that it can be bought or leased at such a reasonable price. Or the fact that its standard 225 six-cylinder one-barrel engine works, with a four-speed man- Il ual transmission for IIllLt great mileage.