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Old 03-19-2006, 08:07 PM   #1
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Default 01 ssei VS 02 sle.................

first time at searchin out bonnevilles for a client, currently lookin at an 01 bonneville ssei and 02 bonneville sle.........................can u give me some comparisions on the car

really appricate the assistance figured this is the place to find out since u r the ones that r driving them regularly

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01 bonneville ssei
48k
$13,900
condition - excellent


02 bonneville sle
29k
$14,900
condition - excellent once dealer cleans the interior
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01 bonneville ssei
48k
$13,900
condition - excellent
Fast

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02 bonneville sle
29k
$14,900
condition - excellent once dealer cleans the interior
Slow


But both are very nicely optioned out cars.
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I wouldn't exactly say "slow". The 02 puts out 205 horsepower.

I will let someone else describe the actual comparison since I've never driven a Series II Supercharger Bonneville.
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I wouldn't exactly say "slow". The 02 puts out 205 horsepower.

I will let someone else describe the actual comparison since I've never driven a Series II Supercharger Bonneville.
Slow.
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Depends what your client is looking for. If he wants power and options, go with the SSEi. Really there isn't much difference between 48k and 29k, you still going to get tons of use out of both.

The SSEi is fast. Going from a 165hp N/A 3800 to a 240HP */C'd 3800 was quite rediculous in my case. If he wants power, it'* there.
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Default Re: 01 ssei VS 02 sle.................

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01 bonneville ssei
48k
$13,900
condition - excellent
Fast

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02 bonneville sle
29k
$14,900
condition - excellent once dealer cleans the interior
Slow


But both are very nicely optioned out cars.
Can't be any slower than your L27 land yacht.
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You have a lot to weigh here.

Is 1000 bucks worth the 20,000 mile difference?

Supercharger vs. N/A? I've driven a couple SSEi'* and then my GTP, and they are a blast. The N/A motor gets around town nicely, but if you want the performance, the SSEi is what you want.
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GET THE SSEi.

i wish i got one insted of my SE..

i didn't know how fast and nice the SSEi'* compaird to other ones...

im thinking of selling my SE in the next year or so so i can get SSEi
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Ah guys, lets for just a second...look past the "speed".

Gas prices, extra SC'd maintenance, model year etc. A big selling factor could be a more recent model year and half the mileage.

We have NO idea with respect to the potential buyer and what their goals are for the car, or if they even understand the differences between the two cars. Yes the SSEi is a faster car, but thats not the be all end all. Especially in this situation.

Perhaps more information is needed from the buyer.
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first thin.................he = she ....................

secn thin buyer info:

lookin for somethin bigger then what she has needs the additional space for supplies and comfortability (she is 5'8")
currently drives a chevy cavalier z24
wants somethin faster than what she has now
sun roof
light colored
light interior
looks sporty

third thin:
she isn't new to the bonneville family, just wantin to buy her first one

hopeu guys can help me out some more
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