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This is a discussion on More automotive press spouting over SUVs... within the Comparison: WRX vs World forums, part of the Community - Meet other Enthusiasts category; http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/AS...237353-6487918 http://www.cjr.org/year/98/5/bradsher.asp http://www.auto.com/industry/ulrich19_20020919.htm -Jim...

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    I can't wait to get an Excursion

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    Originally posted by Trailboss516
    I can't wait to get an Excursion

    -Josh
    I can. They'll just come out with a bigger one next year. Stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid.

    Oh Josh, please don't run over my WRX!!!

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    How can you get BIGGER than the Excursion?!?!
    Also, Cadillac is making a BIGGER Escalade.

    woohoo.......kinda.....



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    I hate the whole, my SUV is bigger than your SUV crap. Like the size of the car you drive makes you a better person.
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    Originally posted by WRXed
    I hate the whole, my SUV is bigger than your SUV crap. Like the size of the car you drive makes you a better person.
    course not! its the size of your turbo that makes you a better person!
    Like drinking poison. Like eating glass.

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    WRXed sed:
    I hate the whole, my SUV is bigger than your SUV crap
    Have you guys seen this?

    http://poseur.4x4.org/futuresuv.html
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    Originally posted by AutoXJunkie


    Have you guys seen this?

    http://poseur.4x4.org/futuresuv.html


    That would be sooo funny to pull up next to an Excursion in one of those things!
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    What a waste of gas, those giant suvs. I see them all the time with one or two drivers at most. I seriously want the gas price to go up to 2-3 dollars a gallon, so people will conserve and start buying compact and sedans again.
    It is true that high performance cars also wastes a lot of gas, but that is the elite few. Not the giant suvs you see on the road everyday.

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    The BIGGEST waste of sheetmetal and gas that I've seen is the new Hummer H2.
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    Originally posted by Milin


    course not! its the size of your turbo that makes you a better person!
    LOL Then what are we compare to the Supra guys?

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    I must, eventhough somewhat shamefully, admit that I KIND OF like the Hummer H2. I think it would be a cool road trip vehicle. You can pack your friends and their friends' friends in it and go virtually anywhere. However, I completely sympathize with those of you that are disgusted with SUVs. I'm from Texas, and we have more than a crap load of ridiculously large trucks and SUVs. So I see where you guys are coming from. Still, in some wierd perverse sort of way, I wouldn't mind an Escalade. It would be so ghetto if I got a hold of one of those
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    Originally posted by WRXed
    I hate the whole, my SUV is bigger than your SUV crap. Like the size of the car you drive makes you a better person.
    It's that whole inverse relationship thing. That's why I drove a CRX for 14 years.

    Escalade: What a feeling that must be: you drop 60 grand at the Caddy dealer and all you come home with is a lousy Chevy Suburban!
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    Originally posted by koyokid
    The BIGGEST waste of sheetmetal and gas that I've seen is the new Hummer H2.
    The Hummer H2 is a seriously capable off-road machine. Seen any footage of that thing climbing over large boulders, etc. ? Impressive. However, I share your fears that most of them will find their way into the hands of poseurs. In a purely street application - I agree, they are hugely wasteful.

    The Lincoln Navigator gets my vote for the biggest SUV obscenity. Power retractable door steps, anyone ?
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    The H2 sits on the same frame and just about everythign as a Suburban. They slap a different body/interior on the beast and sell it for $10k more. Great strategy IMO. For my money I'd go with the real Hummer. If you want the capability you want the real thing. If you want room for 8 people, just get the Suburban.

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