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Old 09-11-2011, 09:18 PM   #15
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I like the idea of the Jeep
Aside from the harsh ride, I'd be leery of any Jeep. The following is an excerpt from Consumer Reports' annual "used cars to avoid" list:
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Commander '06-08; Compass '07; Grand Cherokee '01-08; Grand Cherokee (V8) '09-10; Liberty '05-07, '09-10; Wrangler (2-door) '05-07, '09; Wrangler (4-door) '07-08, '10
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How about vehicles for 4 people (2 adults, 1 Super tall teen, and another going to be tall!
I think our Jeep Wrangler Unlimited would fill the bill for you.
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How about vehicles for 4 people (2 adults, 1 Super tall teen, and another going to be tall!
I'm 6'2" and have no trouble in the front or back seats of the CR-V. I can't even feel my mussed up hair (what's left of it) brushing against the headliner.
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Another good choice is the Ford. I have an EDGE, and can not be easier to set up for towing. (Once you have the base plate installed.) Recommend that diodes are placed in rear lights, as then there is no drain on toad battery. After hook-up on tow bar, neutral and key on accessory and ready to go. I have the navigation system, which turns off after a few minutes. Can be ether FWD or AWD, both towable 4 down.
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Chevrolet Malibu works well for us. We use it most of the time for our needs when not in the MH. It is comfortable, economical and so far not a single problem. What more do we need? Did I mention it is an American car?

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Another CRV driver here, a good all around vehicle and easy to tow.
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We started with a 2 door 2010 Jeep Wrangler and easily towed it about 5000 miles. They are great on a trail but otherwise not practical. Also it's really only good for 2 people. We switched to a 2011 Liberty-- 4 door, lots of room, easy to drive. However, same bad mpg 15 city to 21-22 why.
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Aside from the harsh ride, I'd be leery of any Jeep. The following is an excerpt from Consumer Reports' annual "used cars to avoid" list:
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Commander '06-08; Compass '07; Grand Cherokee '01-08; Grand Cherokee (V8) '09-10; Liberty '05-07, '09-10; Wrangler (2-door) '05-07, '09; Wrangler (4-door) '07-08, '10
Any idea why?
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Any idea why?
Mostly lack of reliability in their data reported by Jeep owners.
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Any idea why?
because they are an American icon and anything made in the us is not as good as its foreign imported competitor. goes for most products they rate
imo they dont test,they rate and their bias is printed on every page
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