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Old 07-23-2017, 05:23 AM
 
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What exactly is wrong with a Turbo v6? The Limited AWD 3.5L EcoBoost does 14.2 sec @ 100 mph. I'm not sure what you drive but that's pretty damn fast to me. I remember when getting anything in the 13/14@100 mph was exotic or high end sports cars.
This is a family sedan
There was a time I would hate on the idea of a turbo V6 being used to tow something, but then someone sent me a bunch of YouTube videos Ford did to prove the turbos were just as capable. They basically had this truck they simulated a 100k miles on the engine, had the truck pull logs up mountains, pull a trailer around a race track for 24 hours, and other abusive stuff and at the end the removed the engine in front of a life audience, redynoed it, and broke it down to show negligible engine wear. I was sold after that.
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Old 07-23-2017, 07:43 AM
 
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The Impala is the only GM I would think of buying ,GM just doesn't put it out there ,it's their own fault.
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Old 07-23-2017, 07:51 AM
 
Location: Floribama
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What exactly is wrong with a Turbo v6? The Limited AWD 3.5L EcoBoost does 14.2 sec @ 100 mph. I'm not sure what you drive but that's pretty damn fast to me. I remember when getting anything in the 13/14@100 mph was exotic or high end sports cars.
This is a family sedan
I'm just saying everyone I know with a newer F-150 has the V8 under the hood. Also, many full size truck owners like to install aftermarket exhaust, but you can't really do that with a turbo v6... well, you can, but it'll sound like crap.
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Old 07-23-2017, 07:58 AM
 
Location: Floribama
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GM should kill the Buick Encore. I don't get the point of that ugly thing, and I don't think I have ever seen one on the road.
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Old 07-23-2017, 08:09 AM
 
Location: Pacific NW
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I have seen maybe one Sonic on the road in my life, and maybe three Volts. The others are so obscure, I really couldn't remember if I ever saw one.
You've probably seen Impalas, they're just so generic and boring looking you likely ignored them.
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Old 07-23-2017, 08:15 AM
 
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GM should kill the Buick Encore. I don't get the point of that ugly thing, and I don't think I have ever seen one on the road.
Funny, older lady a few houses down bought one several months ago and my mom just bought one last month. Around here it's mostly women without kids driving them and they're Buick's best selling vehicle.
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Old 07-23-2017, 08:20 AM
 
Location: Floribama
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Funny, older lady a few houses down bought one several months ago and my mom just bought one last month. Around here it's mostly women without kids driving them and they're Buick's best selling vehicle.
I don't see why someone would pay almost $30k for an ugly little four banger buzz box. There's nothing luxury about that thing.
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Old 07-23-2017, 08:23 AM
 
Location: Sylmar, a part of Los Angeles
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What exactly is wrong with a Turbo v6? The Limited AWD 3.5L EcoBoost does 14.2 sec @ 100 mph. I'm not sure what you drive but that's pretty damn fast to me. I remember when getting anything in the 13/14@100 mph was exotic or high end sports cars.
This is a family sedan
2013 up Accord V6's do that without a turbo. And yes thats fast, that's the same as many 60's 400 cubic inch musclecars

Volt's are pretty common in very liberal southern California.
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Old 07-23-2017, 08:27 AM
 
Location: Metro Detroit Michigan
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I'm just saying everyone I know with a newer F-150 has the V8 under the hood. Also, many full size truck owners like to install aftermarket exhaust, but you can't really do that with a turbo v6... well, you can, but it'll sound like crap.
Ford is not concerned about the people that modify their trucks, they are in business to make and sell cars and trucks.
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Old 07-23-2017, 09:24 AM
 
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You've probably seen Impalas, they're just so generic and boring looking you likely ignored them.
I know styling can be subjective, but the new Impala's look very good in LTZ form and it would make no sense for GM to get rid of it. I would gladly take one of these over a Avalon, but if the price is similar, i would go with a Avalon for resale value.





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