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Old 09-08-2011, 09:34 AM   #11
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Old 09-08-2011, 09:50 AM   #12
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I had a 2008 Avenger R/T with the same 3.5HO engine. ( Well I tweeked it out) so ya I know about the milage. We have a 1.7L in Caliber and on calm no hills its great 32+. but cold hilly or windy drives the engine has to labor to the point it gets 25 or worce.
I drove the 3.5 back to WI form AZ and trailored the 1.7 because of all the wind and hills and the 3.5HO didn't do to bad.
But ya there no moped engine. lol

We don't do per say Chicago or NY type city driving. More open were we are with mostaly highway driving, but highway on and off ramps are like smalln hills and have to wined out the 1.7L for it to have the torque to keep up with trafic on them.

Yeah, I honestly can't say that I'm a huge fan of dodge in general, but I did enjoy driving the Chrysler. To me, their reliability is spotty. My parents had a 2002 Durango which was a tank and never break. Then when VW released the Routan, which is the same as a Town and Country, we had all sorts of problems; mostly transmission related. Although, a town and country is not a 300 or Charger.
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Old 09-08-2011, 10:40 AM   #13
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Yeah, I honestly can't say that I'm a huge fan of dodge in general, but I did enjoy driving the Chrysler. To me, their reliability is spotty. My parents had a 2002 Durango which was a tank and never break. Then when VW released the Routan, which is the same as a Town and Country, we had all sorts of problems; mostly transmission related. Although, a town and country is not a 300 or Charger.
lol My family has always had great dependability with Mopars.

Well a update: bank yes with a few small dealership terms, now for the sales manager to read and agree with banks terms.

Did research and talked with some of my contacts with Tecs and this is a good deal with the options it has. No worries with the mileage. These are designed to go 100,000 before any major service other than oil change.
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A car is only as reliable as their owner is responsible about maintenance. For the most part...
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Being a X-Tec it will be in a good home.
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Old 09-08-2011, 01:21 PM   #16
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Dealer is having problems meeting the bank.
May go new and use Tammy's Gulf Streams discount.
That would mean a 2.4 Avenger or Chysler 200. They both ride way better than our Caliber and get good gas milage as well.
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Old 09-08-2011, 06:56 PM   #17
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Tammy's Anniversary and B-Day present.
2011 Chrysler 200, 5 speed Auto Stick
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Rides SMOOTH very SMOOTH
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Nice ride. Congrats.
Thank you. No more grinding in back when in the car Feels great.
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Ya they gave us a great price for our Caliber and Tammy's work discount for a new car and rebates made this posable.
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