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Old 14 Apr 2005, 09:51 am
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Default So Long Chrysler - Giving Nissan a try

Traded the S1 GT in back in January for a Nissan Murano.

I have enjoyed the forum and the 2 PT Cruisers I owned (2002 TE and 203 GT), but could no longer stomach Chrysler policy and the rapid depreciation of the Crusier.

When DCX decided to drop the base price $6K, that was the final straw, ans set the wheels in motion.

I really wanted an Infinity FX45, but settled on the Murano for the practical aspects and $20K less on the sticker price.

Luckily, I only had to pay the dealership $2500.00 to take my 03 GT in trade for the Murano (After paying $476.00 a month for 21 months.

I have a set of Diagnostic Manuals for sale in the classified section; if anyone is interested.

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Old 14 Apr 2005, 10:32 am
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To each his own. Hope you don't regret it. Best of luck to you.
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Old 14 Apr 2005, 10:48 am
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Understand your feeling Dalite. I am sure that you will have very good luck with the Murano. As with any car there can be problems but I had a Maxima for four years and did absolutely nothing but do oil changes and put in gas. My son and daughter both have Maxima's and are experiencing nothing but a great car.
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AWD?
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Old 14 Apr 2005, 09:09 pm
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To each his own. Don't buy cars for resale value. Buy them cause I love them, that's it. Hope, your happy.
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Old 14 Apr 2005, 10:31 pm
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I guess it all depends on your philosophy about cars. If you buy them new and sell them in a few years, I guess Chrysler isn't for you.

If you buy them used, the car has already depreciated, so you get them for a bargain. The PT Cruiser is more reliable than it's reputation. So buying it used and holding on to it is a good investment

The $6,000 drop in the base price (was it really that much?), also seems to me like a good thing. You get the same car for less money. What's wrong with that? Unless you resent the fact that someone else got a better deal than you. But really, that's no skin off your nose. You still have a good car.

If you're concerned that it reduces the resale value of your car, then I'd think the last thing you'd want to do is sell it. That's like buying stock high, and selling it low. I'd hold on to it until I'd gotten my money back through the life of the car.

I hear of people doing that sort of thing all the time. They see a stock soaring high, so they buy it. But they've bought it after it already skyrocketed. Then when it dips somewhere along the way they sell because it's doing so poorly. Buy high, sell low. That's not my philosophy.

Anyway, The Murano is a nice car. 0-60 in 7.5 sec. Not bad! I'm sure you'll love it.

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I have railed against DC since my last purchase, first by stripping the car to marginally safe state( I'm still waiting for the big law suit because the horn, now just a single tooter, isn't loud enough to warn other traffic).We all know the pieces removed from the original PT to increase proffit.

I am now embroiled in a warranty issue with Tuttle Click of Irvine. They tried to sell me springs when I purchased, promising that it would not affect warranty............guess what now that I have a problem. Aparently DC will back the dealership.

As with our president, plausible deniability rules. Christian on Sunday, theif and liar on Monday. All for the greater good (corporate proffit).[8)]
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quote:Originally posted by Kirby

I have railed against DC since my last purchase, first by stripping the car to marginally safe state( I'm still waiting for the big law suit because the horn, now just a single tooter, isn't loud enough to warn other traffic).We all know the pieces removed from the original PT to increase proffit.

I am now embroiled in a warranty issue with Tuttle Click of Irvine. They tried to sell me springs when I purchased, promising that it would not affect warranty............guess what now that I have a problem. Aparently DC will back the dealership.

As with our president, plausible deniability rules. Christian on Sunday, theif and liar on Monday. All for the greater good (corporate proffit).[8)]
Sorry to hear about your issues with Tuttle-Click. I got mine there too and will never go back there for anything. Pretty much the most incompetent, dishonest, unreliable bunch of A-holes I have ever done business with. I just wish I had never stopped there in the first place. They will never see another dollar of mine.
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I was wondering a while back where you went Dalite. Hope you njoy your new vehicle [^]
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I have railed against DC since my last purchase, first by stripping the car to marginally safe state( I'm still waiting for the big law suit because the horn, now just a single tooter, isn't loud enough to warn other traffic).We all know the pieces removed from the original PT to increase proffit.

I am now embroiled in a warranty issue with Tuttle Click of Irvine. They tried to sell me springs when I purchased, promising that it would not affect warranty............guess what now that I have a problem. Aparently DC will back the dealership.


As with our president, plausible deniability rules. Christian on Sunday, theif and liar on Monday. All for the greater good (corporate proffit).[8)]
I knew there was something wrong with that dealership when they tried to sell me a GT when they first came out for a posted "+$5000 market adjustment"
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