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Old 13 Aug 2009, 11:26 pm
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Default Pt vs. Calibre?????

Well I drove by the local Dodge lot....they have a tonne of Calibres on the lot. I still can't believe that this bucket of plastic and bolts replaced the Pt.Why didn't they just keep the Pt good quality and nicely finished like when they 1st came out:? I wouldn't trade my new Coleman cooler for a Calibre. I wouldn't trade my 03 GT for a 2010 Calibre either...seriously.
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Old 13 Aug 2009, 11:37 pm
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Default Re: Pt vs. Calibre?????

Ya......a little futuristic, for my taste. The PTC is a heck of a lot more aesthetically pleasing, if you ask me!
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Old 14 Aug 2009, 07:36 am
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I thought the Caliber replaced the Neon?
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Old 14 Aug 2009, 07:58 am
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Default Re: Pt vs. Calibre?????

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I thought the Caliber replaced the Neon?
Yes. The PT is still being made, the Neon isn't.
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Old 14 Aug 2009, 10:37 pm
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Drove both PT and Caliber........
Cali trash!
Bought the PT!
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Old 15 Aug 2009, 06:08 pm
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Drove both PT and Caliber........
Cali trash!
Bought the PT!
I agree. I went to the dealership planning on purchasing a Caliber, but once I test drove it, I felt differently.
Terrible blind spots, bumpy ride, crap steering, it just feels cheap.

Then...

I sat in the PTC and it made me smile. LOVE IT!
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Old 16 Aug 2009, 09:59 am
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Well I drove by the local Dodge lot....they have a tonne of Calibres on the lot. I still can't believe that this bucket of plastic and bolts replaced the Pt.
Well first of all you have to remember Chrysler is in financial trouble and it is a business after all. I am as sad as you, but the PT is a retro car and it took a while to find it's niche among the car buying public. It is a known fact that it is a retro car and not every one has the same zealous that you and I have over this car. Face it the "buying public" either loves or hates this car, a lot of people want a newer, sleeker looking car and are willing to get that car.

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Old 17 Aug 2009, 08:45 am
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Face it the "buying public" either loves or hates this car, a lot of people want a newer, sleeker looking car and are willing to get that car.

Terry
Not many new "Sleeker" cars out there. Most I've seen are more like Tonka Toys. Boxie, bulbous looking things.
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Old 17 Aug 2009, 09:14 am
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Face it the "buying public" either loves or hates this car, a lot of people want a newer, sleeker looking car and are willing to get that car.

Terry
Not sure what the deal is then with the HHR... thing looks like a box on wheels.

PT looks much more sleek even with the 10 year old design.
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Old 17 Aug 2009, 09:59 am
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Default Re: Pt vs. Calibre?????

To be fair, you have to compare model line to model line... Exp.. Pt gt vs csrt4 or r/t.

They are very comparable. I have seen many "base" pt's and thought uhh!!

But in my case i bought the car for the motor, value, low upkeep cost, mtx, etc. The looks just grew on me




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