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Old 02-18-2009, 03:05 PM   #1
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Chrysler says they won't make PT's any longer. I wonder how long Chevrolet will make the HHR?

I see nothing wrong with dropping or ending Saturn. Sell it to the damn dealers. Saab makes flying machines. Hummer is nothing more than a box on a 2500 platform. So, since the little H goes away also why not let the Colorado go? The small H in on the Colorado platform. In my opinion they screwed that up, the Colorado, when they put a 5 cylinder in it. Chevrolet already made a 4.8 V8. Gets the same or better MPG. More hp, torque, the same MPG why cast a new 4 and 5 cylinder?

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because the 5 cylinder was sourced from isuzu and probably cheaper
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They wont stop selling the HHR anytime soon they are very popular for smaller commercial vehicles.
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because the 5 cylinder was sourced from isuzu and probably cheaper
I pretty sure that the 5 cylinder is a version of the I6 that the Trailblazers debuted.

Either way, not a great idea that people relate to marketing wise.
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I see nothing wrong with dropping or ending Saturn. Hummer is nothing more than a box on a 2500 platform.
Right...tell me that when Saturn and Hummer represent millions and millions
of dollars worth of your business, which is how Saturn and Hummer going away would affect me.
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They wont stop selling the HHR anytime soon they are very popular for smaller commercial vehicles.
I rented an HHR. At first you like it, and then that wore off. Its rear view sucks, it has a noisy cabin and its ride quality well its no 09 Focus thats for sure in that area. My mom has an 09 Ford Focus and I gotta say its solid. My sister-in-law has a 07 Pontiac G5, and its cabin is sick, but the Focus beats it in all areas even cabin.
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They already announced the PT Cruiser would end production a long time ago.
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A rental car is generally a piece of junk. Low end no options basic transportation.

Here is why I think the HHR will go away.

My 2008 26K miles LS $11,986.00 no interest. I've got over 13K in it..

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In my opinion they screwed that up, the Colorado, when they put a 5 cylinder in it. Chevrolet already made a 4.8 V8. Gets the same or better MPG. More hp, torque, the same MPG why cast a new 4 and 5 cylinder?
Well let's not forget, they do have that awesome little 5.3L V8 option in them now as well.
That's got to be a potent little truck.





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I pretty sure that the 5 cylinder is a version of the I6 that the Trailblazers debuted.
That's what I'd thought as well.
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