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2018 GMC Acadia (Read 334 times)
Oct 30th, 2019 at 3:50pm

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we purchased a 2018 (leftover) GMC Acadia SLE in "Steel Blue" for Kim after Chrysler bought back our 2017 Pacifica through the "Lemon Law" statue in Pennsylvania, so far, so good it's the 2.5 Turbo and gets really respectable mpg's for a SUV of it's size she's averaging 24 mpg and the best she got was 32! so, she's very happy with her "new" car!
our stable is now
2006 Audi A4 2.0 Turbo
2017 Buick Encore 1.4 Turbo
2018 GMS Acadia 2.0 Turbo
that's a lot of Turbo's hope they continue to be trouble free because as we all know, they can be expensive to fix.
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Reply #1 - Oct 31st, 2019 at 7:24am

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Hey Chris, what do you think of your 2006 Audi A4 2.0 Turbo? You got a pic of it to post as my wife and I both like Audi's. We're think of selling our 2012 Ford Edge now that it just hit 100K miles and getting a 2012-15 Audi as a driver, mostly for Iryn after we move into our new house.
 

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Reply #2 - Oct 31st, 2019 at 11:45am

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I tried to post a picture of it in my DUI thread, but it wouldn't load up. Both kids like the A4 Quattro a lot!! I think it's very sporty for a 2.0 4 cylinder! It's a car I wish I owned from new because it would've been kept in much better shape-- we're getting there! A few more tweaks and it'll be almost good as new. Still, for 134K it's still got lots of miles left.
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Reply #3 - Oct 31st, 2019 at 6:15pm

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My former trusted mechanic for 14 years who retired last year told me the Audi is better than any American car and can easily be driven past 200K miles with regular maintenance.

I like the looks of the A4's myself, especially the deep blue ones.
 

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Reply #4 - Nov 1st, 2019 at 10:40am

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Added Chris's pic's   Cool
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Reply #5 - Aug 24th, 2020 at 4:50pm

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so 2 years now into ownership of the Acadia at the 30,000 mile service (29758)to be precise the Dealership tells me the Michelin Premier LTX tires are "worn out" down to 2/32nds and 3/32nds mind you, this place has serviced the car since we bought it, did the Service Writer raise a "red flag" with Michelin?? nope, tried to talk me into replacing the tires on the spot, which I declined. I contacted Michelin, they had me take the Acadia to an " Authorized Michelin Dealer" who confirmed the dealership's findings-- fortunately I keep a binder of every service where I could show tire rotations at every 5000 mile interval when I also change oil/oil filter, so, Michelin stepped up with 4 new upgraded tires Michelin Defender LTX and they pro-rated the wear leaving me to cover 35% of the cost. so, a tire replacement job that would have retailed for 1147.49 cost me 565.32 after all the adjustments. sometimes, it pays to ask a question.
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Reply #6 - Aug 25th, 2020 at 4:23am

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FYI
The Michelin costs me 172.95 ea, but the Kumho Crugen HT51 costs 118.00ea. & has a better rating.
Make sure you check the date codes on the tires. I wouldn't trust a dealer with any repair or advice. Looks like you are keeping your mileage down.
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