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Old 07-30-2013, 08:36 AM
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Yep my S5 literally turned off on the bay bridge today and lit up like a Xmas tree that was some scary ass shit. Soon as it gets out the shop I'm trading it in on a Srt. That was the second car from 2 different automakers to do that to me.

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Yeah. 'Cause as we all know, Grand Cherokees NEVER turn off in traffic...

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Old 07-30-2013, 08:47 AM
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A friend of mine is on his third Enclave in just a few years ... And he can't blame GM. The first was sitting in his driveway when somebody lost control, hit it into his brick garage and continued to push it onto his neighbor's front lawn. He liked it so much he replaced it. That one was swallowed by Sandy. He is hoping that third one's a charm.

I've been seeing ads for a smaller Buick, possibly their version of the Terrain. It might be worth looking at.

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The smaller Buick is really small, like Cruise hatch back but taller size. IMHO it is overpriced but not a bad little lux vehicle.... I start comparing those and then think a loaded Terrain would be nicer.
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Old 07-30-2013, 09:16 AM
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Re: And so it continues...

My next door neighbor has a Terrain and likes it a lot. Too small for me, (would prefer a Grand Wagoneer) but not a bad vehicle. They take it to Florida from PA every year, and he says it's comfy on the highway and good on gas. Also hasn't had any problems since he bought it several years ago. I'd much rather have a JGC, but certainly understand your thinking.
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Old 07-30-2013, 09:21 AM
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My next door neighbor has a Terrain and likes it a lot. Too small for me, (would prefer a Grand Wagoneer) but not a bad vehicle. They take it to Florida from PA every year, and he says it's comfy on the highway and good on gas. Also hasn't had any problems since he bought it several years ago. I'd much rather have a JGC, but certainly understand your thinking.
Yeah, I was sure I was going to get some abuse over this one.

I'd rather have a JGC as well... But, well, this is a long road that I and others have been down. Ours is running great right now, no issues apart from minor Uconnect glitches (nothing like some have had), but like it or not, Chrysler is buying it back now, which means taking a chance on another.

And there it is.

I don't want to continue jacking this thread, so this is probably the last I'll say about that here. But abuse is fine. I can take it. I know some people will trash just about anything that isn't a Jeep. I get it. I'm a Jeep guy too. Maybe just not a "new" Jeep guy right now.
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Yeah. 'Cause as we all know, Grand Cherokees NEVER turn off in traffic...

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Point was they all break so pick your poison

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I don't want to continue jacking this thread, so this is probably the last I'll say about that here.
No worries, the title "and so it continues" applies to you just as much to me
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Old 07-30-2013, 02:54 PM
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No worries, the title "and so it continues" applies to you just as much to me
Sad but true. We have been co-conspirators on the two scariest threads on the forum lately.

Hope that ends soon. Just got numbers on the Terrain. Looking more and more likely that's the way we go.
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The wife has a new Explorer and loves it...bigger than the JGC. I did see a commercial for a pretty good deal on the GMC Arcadia which with this years refresh looks really good...also a little bigger than the JGC.
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Buick/chevy/lambda=toilet bowl on wheels
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Sad but true. We have been co-conspirators on the two scariest threads on the forum lately.

Hope that ends soon. Just got numbers on the Terrain. Looking more and more likely that's the way we go.

So are you going with the Denali?
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We had a 2011 loaded Terrain. We had the V-6. The mileage was worse than the Grand Cherokee. Other than that it was a good solid vehicle. It was too small for our family so we traded it for a Acadia Denali. My wife likes it much better, mainly because of the extra room.
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