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#16147 of 16309 Re: so they have [mcdawgg]
Feb 12, 2013 (9:03 am)
Sure has been selling, but I'm sure they'd like to push transaction prices up several grand. They're cheaper than the average Elantra by far.
#16148 of 16309 Re: so they have [ateixeira]
Feb 12, 2013 (9:22 am)
True, but with the current one, since they are using a drivetrain that has been around for a long time, all the big development costs, molds, etc. have long since been paid for. Has to be a money printing press at this point!
#16149 of 16309 Re: so they have [mcdawgg]
Feb 12, 2013 (9:29 am)
True, but over time the value of the name erodes.
#16150 of 16309 Re: so they have [ateixeira]
Feb 12, 2013 (10:54 am)
It'll take a long time, even with fleet dumps. Many people simply think "Corolla" when wanting a frugal new car, and don't look elsewhere. Also in my area, if you are fresh off the boat and wanting your first USA car, you run to the Corolla.
#16153 of 16309 Re: RX most dependable 3 year old car [ateixeira]
Feb 13, 2013 (9:19 am)
Oh, no that survey is flawed, or Toyota paid them off, Toyota is taking all the money overseas, etc. etc.
You won't hear from some until there is something negative to report.
Seriously, good news, I am personally glad to see the overall improvement for most makes, including the Detriot 3.
And I like Toyota's stock performance, since I am a shareholder, AND I live in the USA!
#16154 of 16309 Re: RX most dependable 3 year old car [ateixeira]
Feb 14, 2013 (5:34 am)
Nice, not really unexpected IMO. I know quite few people with even older RX's, 2 of them with first gen 1999/2001 RX's and they are still their faithful daily drivers...
I have always respected Lexus in this respect but I just wish they would offer something a bit more interesting. Something like what BMW is offering with the X1 and Audi with the Q3.
On a side not, the new GS has moved to the top of the heap as far as my favorite in that class goes. I pass a Steel Grey one every morning on my way to work and it is a real head turner...
#16155 of 16309 Re: RX most dependable 3 year old car [anythngbutgm]
Feb 14, 2013 (7:15 am)
RAV4 V6 was dropped, my theory is there will be a Lexus version, a baby RX.
Still waiting for fin to chime in about how RX drivers take it easy in their cars while healing from all that plastic surgery.
#16156 of 16309 Re: RX most dependable 3 year old car [ateixeira]
Feb 14, 2013 (8:15 am)
Yay just what the world needs, another pretentious soft-roader.
I find it amusing how Toyota is using ad campaigns for the LS and RX about it being "new", when it is just the 61 Plymouth grille grafted on. And the F-Sport "turning a new page", don't get me started.