Date: Mon, 14 May 2007 20:10:24 GMT
From: "Willy" <>
Subject: Re: GM's excess baggage - Buick, Pontiac, Saab, Hummer

"Eeyore" <> wrote in message > > > BoobooBear wrote: > >> "Eeyore" wrote >> >> > Whilst Americans continue to buy bad American cars just to be >> > 'patriotic' >> > they are actually killing the US auto industry by letting it off the >> > hook in >> >> > its domestic market and giving it an excuse not to address many >> > fundamental >> > issues about those same vehicles. >> >> >> I wouldnt call American cars BAD, they are really just as good as any >> from >> my experience, but I admit they are ho hum plain and boring. American >> cars >> used to have attitude and thats what those who drive american want >> back...attitude. > > Well.... US cars tend to have relatively poor fuel efficicency and are the > last > bastion of the likes of live rear axles and poor suspension and > indifferent > handling it has to be said. > > Graham > I don't agree. Although I own two new Chevy's (Impala and Equinox)... I previously owned 13 Nissan's..... so it's not like I'm doing the rahrah American Car sthick. But in looking at the Chevy's line up, you'd be HARD PRESSED to find any brand that offers better gas mileage in a similarly sized vehicle. Even the huge Tahoe now delivers amazing mileage - better than anything else in it's size or class. Willy

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