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Old Aug 10th 2010, 6:32 pm
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Also remember that what you get as standard engine size in the uk will be larger here = you cant get a 1.4 mazda 3 etc. . .
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Old Aug 10th 2010, 6:34 pm
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Originally Posted by robert_masters View Post
YUK rubbish car! 6.2L massive thing! Behind Europeon rivals!

A BMW X5 Or BMW X3 equiv under 3.0L or small/med SUV.
Last night I saw a television program called "Top Gear". I'm in Canada so it's a bit behind, the show featured the worst cars of 2004. The narrow winner was a Hyundai Diesel. Runner up was the BMW X3. There was a neat film of it failing to tackle a slight gradient upon which some drizzle had drizzled. Not a concern to the owners I suppose, Kings Cross, or in Toronto, Jarvis Street, is quite flat.
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7 seats ! I can tell you one think about the x5 , there big on the outside small on the inside

I have 4 brothers and one sister , the best thing my dad could find at the time was a long weelbase landrover
Errrrr No! Think we've come on from that! Try again. If you know a lot about cars have another think. PLEASE!
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Last night I saw a television program called "Top Gear". I'm in Canada so it's a bit behind, the show featured the worst cars of 2004. The narrow winner was a Hyundai Diesel. Runner up was the BMW X3. There was a neat film of it failing to tackle a slight gradient upon which some drizzle had drizzled. Not a concern to the owners I suppose, Kings Cross, or in Toronto, Jarvis Street, is quite flat.
Yep you're right there on the X3.

BMW X5 says it all. Find me a competitive Canadian model. Surely there must be ONE!!!
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Originally Posted by robert_masters View Post
Yep you're right there on the X3.

BMW X5 says it all. Find me a competitive Canadian model. Surely there must be ONE!!!
There aren't any Canadian cars. The nearest equivalent American models have been mentioned though I'd also suggest a 50s Caddy convertible with leopard print seats and one of those tinted visor things that sticks out at 45 degrees from the top of the windshield. Also a lowered Honda Civic in metallic paint with flared wheel arches but skinny wheels, better wheels coming after shifting some more crack.
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Yep you're right there on the X3.

BMW X5 says it all. Find me a competitive Canadian model. Surely there must be ONE!!!
Toyota 4Runner. Real 4WD (transfer case), good ground clearance, reliable.

Yes, I take mine off paved roads, thanks for asking
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Oh wait! The Nissan Maxima! Maxima, baby.
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Errrrr No! Think we've come on from that! Try again. If you know a lot about cars have another think. PLEASE!
have a look, you maybe supprised just how much like driving a very upmarket car they are
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Do you think they should?
I really couldn't GAS
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There aren't any Canadian cars.
I thought a canadian company had bought saab

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Toyota 4Runner. Real 4WD (transfer case), good ground clearance, reliable.

Yes, I take mine off paved roads, thanks for asking
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Thats entirely based on the longevity of the Series I, II & III LR's and shouldn't be taken as a vote of confidence in the post 1990's product range. Another statistic that LR won't be publishing externally but I recall from my brief sojourn working there was the for the P38A (Not the BMW Rangey but the one before) Range Rover, there was a 53% chance that the owner would need to avail of the free recovery service within the 3rd year.

Back on topic (if indeed that is possible). To the OP, the subject of cars/suv's etc is discussed frequently here. Everyone has their own preference and predjudices. Do your research and come to your own conclusions. A Honda Pilot might be considered as a 7 seat SUV.

EDIT: None of us are promoting 1.0L cars. They don't exist in North America.
Honda Pilot better choice!

I explained I liked BMW's and was open to suggestions should those who don't agree with my taste, and maybe come up with something better.

I don't need people to be ridicule!

What engine size do they generally start from?
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Originally Posted by robert_masters View Post
Honda Pilot better choice!

I explained I liked BMW's and was open to suggestions should those who don't agree with my taste, and maybe come up with something better.

I don't need people to be ridicule!

What engine size do they generally start from?
I'm trying to offer suggestions in line with your taste.
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I thought a canadian company had bought saab
Spyker, a Dutch auto maker purchased Saab.
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Originally Posted by Adrian Harison View Post
I thought a canadian company had bought saab
Magna? Oh maybe. There's also the Bricklin and some electric thing so not quite zero Canadian cars.

on edit. Not Magna, then.
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I'm trying to offer suggestions in line with your taste.
VERY TRYING!!
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