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Old 12th July 2004, 23:12   #1
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Sports car : Chevrolet Corvette

Sedan : Chrysler 300C

Luxury Car : Audi A8

First Car : Honda Civic

Coupe : Infiniti G35

Economy Car: Mazda 3

SUV : Volkswagen Touareg

People Mover : Honda Odessey

Pick up : Ford F-150

What's shocking to me is the total absence of BMW?!?! [img]http://www.team-bhp.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/***.gif[/img]
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The absence of BMW does not surprise me much. They're rather expensive and the current 7 series is plagued with problems. That's the reason my cousin's family hasn't changed from their old 750iL to a new one. Other prime brands like Mercedes, Porsche, Jaguar, etc. are missing too. So it's not much of a surprise that BMW aren't there. Give them some time with their new range. Probably next year they'll make it to the top spot.
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its quite a proper list!!! atleast for America
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I am surprised with Chrysler being there in the list.

My friend has a Chrysler Concorde which is 3 years old. It changed my friend's life miserable. Recently the AC compressor was blown off and he has to spend $2000 to fix it. Next on the blowing list is gearbox.

American brands are always considered unreliable cars.



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Quote[/b] (satish_appasani @ July 13 2004,00:13)]I am surprised with Chrysler being there in the list.

My friend has a Chrysler Concorde which is 3 years old. It changed my friend's life miserable. Recently the AC compressor was blown off and he has to spend $2000 to fix it. Next on the blowing list is gearbox.

American brands are always considered unreliable cars.
The 300C is the "in" car, uses Merc w210 components so should be fairly robust
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'Car and Driver' reveals America's best 10 car for 2012!

"Each year, the scribes at Car and Driver go through every new vehicle on sale and pick the ten best cars available here in the United States."
The 2012 Car and Driver 10Best winners are:Car and Driver reveals its 2012 10Best cars [w/video]
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wow, this is a total surprise how honda base their strategy in the US ??
FIRST CAR - "CIVIC"
Honda's reliability is proven and i am thinking why automotive sector india,
where honda once had the great market dont have their i -dtec injected,
the facelifted honda crv 2012 pitted to have it already ?

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wow, this is a total surprise how honda base their strategy in the US ??
FIRST CAR - "CIVIC"
Honda's reliability is proven and i am thinking why automotive sector india,
where honda once had the great market dont have their i -dtec injected,
the facelifted honda crv 2012 pitted to have it already ?
That list is almost 8 years old! heard Honda and Toyota are not doing that well?? maybe i wrong? Now the cruze is the segment topper in the compact sedan segment leaving the corolla,civic and Focus behind!! Can someone please update the list update the list?
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@torqueyTND, First Car = CIVIC. Thats the story of 2004. I am sure that things have changed now.
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@torqueyTND, First Car = CIVIC. Thats the story of 2004. I am sure that things have changed now.
See post #6 for the 2011 survey from C&D.

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Honda tops the list of America's favourite Auto brand! (Yr 2012)

1 Honda
2 Toyota
3 Ford
4 Chevrolet
5 Nissan
6 Subaru
7 Hyundai
8 VW

Honda tops Ford as America's favorite auto brand in new survey
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The absence of BMW does not surprise me much. They're rather expensive and the current 7 series is plagued with problems.
I haven't heard of many problems on the current 7er. Please shed some light on this
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I haven't heard of many problems on the current 7er. Please shed some light on this
That's the older generation car he was talking about. E38 & it's immediate 745 successor.
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I haven't heard of many problems on the current 7er. Please shed some light on this
@Sahil, Aditya had posted that in 2004.
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@Sahil, Aditya had posted that in 2004.
Oops, my bad. These old threads come alive and confuse you, should have seen the date.
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