Ah, yes, sounds much like my mother and our recent swap of her '04 Suburban for a new '08 Malibu. Loved the SUV and never thought she could own something less...but finally realized it was just TOO, TOO much, particularly as a daily driver. Lower payment, much lower gas bill, fun & easy to whip around, etc. For a while there, it was very much looking like she was going to be an Enclave driver, but on second consideration, even a Lambda was too big, too much, and too thirsty still for what she really wanted.vic49 said:
Not to steal this thread...but LOVES it. This coming from a person who swore she could never go smaller than a Tahoe, that's really saying something. And so is that she now has a 4-cylinder after 5 years of V8...but it's so quick & quiet, she loves that too, and the gas bill.zman said:
How are you liking it? I'm doing an extended test drive today of the EX-L w/o NAV. So far, I'm liking it better than the Acadia. Has a lot of pep for a 4 cylinder. What color interior did you get? Easy to keep clean?vic49 said:
congrats on the Honda!!! :thumb:vic49 said:
After driving the CR-V all day yesterday, I will be selling my Acadia soon. The car payment and gas prices are the main factors. I'm going for the EX-L in royal blue/gray.vic49 said:Thanks for all of your send offs!! I love the CRV!! It is surprisingly peppy for a four cylinder, the Nav is better than the one in the Acadia, in my opinion. More user friendly and more features. Sorry guys, just my 2 cents, nothing personal. EX-L w/Nav has voice activated climate control, stereo and Nav voice activated as well, I was surprised at how well it came equipped out of the factory and all for under $27,000 Amazing!! Oh and a backup camera.
Stevemel: Got white w/ grey leather and so far easier to keep clean than the black interior on Acadia. Waiting on my all weather mats to come in which will help.
This forum is set up way better than any of the Honda forums I have found. They certainly could take a few qtips from Admin. that's for sure.
Good luck; hope the Lexus serves you well :thumb:PHLFLY said:I sold my Acadia too, just because needs to cut family budget spending. I loved this car. We have driven 27,000 exactly. Dealer paid me 22,000 with my pay off 20,500. So I would say it's not bad deal. I got 04' Lexus RX330 only for 14,000. It's a big difference in payment and big saving for long run. I know used car can have surprises, but Lexus was serviced at only dealer, I got all history with it.
lucky kid!! You looking to adopt a 31 year old. :binky: :thumbsup:jodim said:My teenager got a 09 CR-V for his Birthday gift from my parents back in September and I love it.
He had the base version, but it is a nice little vehicle... drives well, and can turn on a dime. It gets great gas mileage too, which is a huge plus. (Especially when you're the one paying for the gas!!! LOL)
Sorry, I already have my hands full!!!bonk1313 said:lucky kid!! You looking to adopt a 31 year old. :binky: :thumbsup:
I'm with you - the first car I had was troubled by a leaking head gasket. I had to add coolant every time I filled the gas tank. You can guess what eventually happened to the engine.jodim said:Sorry, I already have my hands full!!!
It's kind of comical that these people are the same ones who raised me. I had to drive a fixer upper and it was a piece of crap.