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Old 09-04-2012, 03:07 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by VectorZ View Post
I drove the Cruze when I was shopping and thought it was pretty nice. But then I discovered some videos of them randomly catching on fire and said no thanks. X-Plan pricing helped too.
I drove several with the 1.4L Turbo and the 6AT and that powertrain combination was horrible to drive. The gearbox couldn't decide what gear to be in every single time, and it kept the engine out of boost in the middle of driving around a simulated city course and dodging obstacles.
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