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Old December 3rd, 2012, 09:55 PM   #1
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Default 11 Cars to Avoid (Yahoo Story) WTF?

I didn't see this posted here so I had to share it. I know Yahoo has a bunch of Yahoo's writing stories for them and this is a prime example of it. They actually put a Jeep Wrangler in the top 11 cars not to buy and they clam it's not sophisticated and doesn't compare to other on-road vehicles. I think everyone here at GL4x4 should call or email this idiot and ask him how well does his Electric Prius perform in 3 feet of water.

http://autos.yahoo.com/news/11-new-c...202514797.html
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Old December 3rd, 2012, 09:57 PM   #2
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I don't care. However a lot of people are paying over 40k for oem wranglers
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Old December 3rd, 2012, 10:06 PM   #3
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Things that make you fat are supposed to be cheap. Twinkies. Taco Bell. Other fast food. Cars.
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Old December 3rd, 2012, 10:16 PM   #4
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Wranglers are always ranked horribly, They have always ran outdated technology, but none of the places that rate vehicles on how they sell, or what people want, its what they think yuppies want.
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Old December 4th, 2012, 12:40 PM   #6
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If you want a smooth on road vehicle then a wrangler might not be your thing.
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Old December 4th, 2012, 12:46 PM   #7
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According to Consumer Reports, “the ride rocks and jiggles constantly, and handling is very clumsy…wind noise becomes very loud at highway speeds…getting in and out is an awkward act…the interior is uncomfortable.”
No shit?

Fucking morons. I remember years ago when the H1 was reviewed, several comments were made that it lacked adequate cargo room.

No one seems to consider the intent of vehicles and reviews them accordingly.
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I would NEVER buy a Wrangler for everyday use.
It is not practical, nor is it enjoyable for EVERY day use.

That being said, there is no other vehicle like it for occasional use.
The ride sucks. The noise sucks with the top on. But it is sweet with no top/doors.

Pretty easy to see why this rates low...unless you are an idiot.
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Practical or not, we sell the hell out of them.

http://www.northwestohio.com/news/story.aspx?id=832632
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"the ride rocks and jiggles constantly, and handling is very clumsy…wind noise becomes very loud at highway speeds…getting in and out is an awkward act…the interior is uncomfortable"
Glad the JK is still a jeep.

Suzuki's are cheap. Like I posted a few months ago though. Suzuki is getting out of the USA due to poor sales.

The smart is a GREAT car. It is about as safe as a side by side can be. I can not wait till these become cheaper and people start wedging turbo charged 4 cylinders into them making 300hp while still getting 40+mpg. Yes, I have thought about doing it myself and if I find one that has not been hit most likely with a toasted transmission for around 2k it will happen.
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Old December 4th, 2012, 01:52 PM   #11
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Practical or not, we sell the hell out of them.

http://www.northwestohio.com/news/story.aspx?id=832632
Every time I get my oil changed I see q-tips and blue hairs test driving, and even buying them. I found that quite odd, a lot of older people have them around here - more than younger people.
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Practical or not, we sell the hell out of them.

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How dare they! Dont they know that Jeeps are the most super coolest?
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Ohhh, here we go. Kickstand Vs. GreaseDonkey. Who will win this round?
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we?
Well, I do work at Chrysler. Just used to saying "we" around work when referring to Chrysler.
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Practical or not, we sell the hell out of them.

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I guess selling a bunch means they are great.
Good to know.

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GreaseDonkey "submitted", 1st round.
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I guess selling a bunch means they are great.
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Well, I do work at Chrysler. Just used to saying "we" around work when referring to Chrysler.
Yes, I know, I forgot how instrumental you were in the development of the jeep brand
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And Kickstand goes in for the sucker punch! This is about to get exciting folks!
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And Kickstand goes in for the sucker punch! This is about to get exciting folks!
Even joe rogan is better than you
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