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post #1 of 39 Old 07-07-2011, 02:08 AM Thread Starter
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Wife wants a new car...which one would you prefer?

Ok, first off it is NOT another Camaro. I tried. She wants either a Caddy SRX Performance, GMC Acadia Denali or CTS Performance sedan (no coupe or V). As usual, this will likely be an addition to the fleet.

All around $40-43K give or take on MSRP. These are NOT the actual cars, but just for illustration. Colors not final, nor options. (GM employee pricing is about 41K, 39K and 36K respectively for the models equipped the way she likes)







Which one would YOU get? I kinda like the SRX, but each has their pluses.

It's not like I'm polling, but I'm not wanting to overlook features/appointments/pitfalls I might not be seeing, and also some feedback if any of y'all have one of these models.

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How it would be used would be the deciding factor for me.
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I really like the Acadia, but the Denali Edition looks like crap.

SRX is a nice ride all around as is the CTS.

I'd buy a used one if it was me, they look the same without the big hit in 'value'

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My wife and I just had this same conversation.

CTS hands down, unless you need cargo room, then SRX. I see you're in SC, so AWD isn't a must-have for winter.

Both Caddys are sharp cars. The Denali doesn't do it for me.

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not sure that you can get the acadia denali for around 40k...im not even sure you can get the srx for 40k. but if i were getting one of those 3....i would go with the acadia denali. my reasons....i like larger suv's. more room. awd is always a plus. especially if you get bad winters like i do in ohio. 2nd option would be the SRX. still the suv factor. also, being that it is a car for your wife, i would want her to feel safe no matter where she is, what time it is or what the weather is. actually when my wife is ready to get rid of her camry...i will be getting her either an Acadi or a tahoe. thats why i put the cts last on my list. im not a big fan of the regular model. i love the V. not a huge fan of the dated look now. so, all around security and safety...i choose the Acadia.

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If you're asking which one I would choose then it would be the CTS, I don't like car based Crossover/SUV's. If you need four doors and cargo space, look at the CTS wagon.

For me car buying is a personal experience, things like fuel economy and reliability have to be considered, but ultimately if I don't feel a bond with a vehicle I'm not going to buy it.

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For me car buying is a personal experience, things like fuel economy and reliability have to be considered, but ultimately if I don't feel a bond with a vehicle I'm not going to buy it.

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