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#30 of 39 Re: It ain't gonna happen! [bumpy]
Jun 04, 2007 (11:09 am)
It consist of two red lights in a small pod above the rear window. It is visible through the rearview mirror and blink with the turn signals or gets brighter with the stop lights. An unlit indicator can show a burned-out taillamp, stoplight, or turn signal bulb.
The pulldown might've been on the 1992-97 Seville, but it was gone by the 1998-03 generation. It's stupid things like this that I don't like about GM.
Jun 11, 2007 (7:31 pm)
I need some advice. I am looking for commuter-type car that has good fuel mileage, somewhat sporty and reliable. Yes, I want a little bit of everything. Right now I am considering cars such as the 2007 vw rabbit, 2007 nissan altima and the 2007 honda civic. I have driven all of them. The rabbit was fun, but I worry about VW reliability. The civic is my reasonable choice, however, the driver seat was somewhat tight (but got used to it as the test drive continued). The Altima was great as well. I would appreciate any knowlegde/ story people have about any of these cars. Thanks.
#32 of 39 Re: Can't decide [canadaguy]
Jun 11, 2007 (7:50 pm)
Welcome to the Forum,
If you can buy the Rabbit Diesel in Canada, go for it. That will be at least 30% better mileage than the other two. If I remember correctly diesel is less expensive in Canada. The diesel is fun to drive with all that low end torque. This providing you have a decent dealer. Mine here is great.
#33 of 39 Re: Can't decide [gagrice]
Jun 11, 2007 (8:03 pm)
Thanks, but here in Canada, the diesel Rabbit come out in 2008 or 2009 (I can't remember exactly when) Either way, my current car won't hold up...as much I would like it to
#34 of 39 Re: Can't decide (canadaguy)
Jun 12, 2007 (1:32 pm)
What's your current ride?
#35 of 39 Re: Can't decide (canadaguy) [hpmctorque]
Jun 12, 2007 (2:11 pm)
A 1998 Mazda Protege
It has spent quite a bit of time in the shop. The check engine light has been on/off for the past three years. Don't worry though, cuz it's been on steady for the past year. Local dealership could not figure out what the problem was until last fall. Essentially, the repairs are more than the car is worth.
#36 of 39 Well....
Jun 12, 2007 (2:26 pm)
Until you said that I was all set to put you into a Mazda 3. More fun than your average bear in that class of car.
I personally find the Civic dashboard a little annoying and I can't see where the front of the car is from the drivers seat (that could be a being short thing).
#37 of 39 Re: An Opportunity? [lemko]
Oct 09, 2007 (10:46 pm)
I can get this car for $43.5K which is Edmunds TMV and can finance it for 60 mo 0%. My current car is paid for, in excellent condition, and has 65.5K on the clock.
Should I go for it?
Glad you decided to wait lemko. If you want to trade off your 02' Seville STS pal atleast drive the new 08' CTS. You also could find some very nice lightly used Caddy STS's. The 08' CTS, would be the way I'd go as you get a lot of car for the money. Maybe a CTS, might be worth the wait ?
#38 of 39 I don't think Lemko is a CTS kind of guy...
Oct 10, 2007 (6:39 am)
The CTS is one of those cars that is big on the outside and small on the inside. I don't why GM (and other automakers) think they need to put Dreadnought-class dashboards and center stacks in their cars. All the dashboard has to do these days is cover up the airbags, crash bar, and air ducts. The smart fortwo is roomier than any Cadillac, and the minimalist dash is part of that feeling of openness.
#39 of 39 Re: I don't think Lemko is a CTS kind of guy... [bumpy]
Oct 11, 2007 (4:01 pm)
LOL, the smart fortwo, roomier ? Whatever bumpy