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Re: Seeking feedback new 9-5..currently Cadillac CTS owner
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Posted by AlexH [Email] (more from AlexH) on Wed, 26 Jan 2011 08:03:53 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: Re: Seeking feedback new 9-5..currently Cadillac CTS owner, Stan, Wed, 26 Jan 2011 07:05:54
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Thanks for the input guys. Nice review Stan, much apreciated !

I'm still anxious to try one... will probably be in March when the temperature rises above freezing and the roads are clear.

Indeed the seats are very comfortable, I sat in one last week at a local car show and I do like the interior layout. It's "clean" and different than other non SAAB cars on the market.

Price is the biggest bug I find, over here I believe it's 51K for a 2.0T Premium FWD... that's serious bucks. I don't know how much it could be bargain for though...

Looking forward to see how agile it is for its big size. That car is like 20cm more than my CTS which is very agile, especially with the RWD, it has an amazing short turning circle (10.8m). I'm sure the power is adequate, at least for my driving style which is moderate. I guess that 2.0T engine is only running on 91+ octane ? My current V6 3.6 was made to run on 87 octane which I like, especially since our gas is 1.25$ per liter... that's 4.73$ a gallon !!!

will keep reading reviews about the 9-5 and will post impressions when I have a chance to drive one...thanks !

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