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View Poll Results: What do you like the best about your Bonneville?
Performance 2 4.55%
Comfort 9 20.45%
Ride/Handling 2 4.55%
Overall Quality (reliability) 7 15.91%
Fun factor (Fun to drive) 8 18.18%
Appearance 16 36.36%
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Old 09-09-2006, 11:13 AM   #11
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GAS MILEAGE: show me another FULL SIZE car that can pull over 35 mpg on the highway and still have plenty of passing power, and I'll consider trading the old girl in. or should I say convince me, since I already am considering it.......
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the TORQUE!!!

Oooo the torque!!!

That'* what gets me every time, comfort comes in a close second. Reliability, well, it'* no Honda, but it'* got 115k on it, and it'* still pulling!
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The Bonne got me on looks and apearance first. I bought it from a former BC member on Craigslist once I saw how sharp looking it was.

I didnt realize what I bought until I drove it, then the performance bug got me.

After putting 6-7 thousand miles on it with no problems, the reliability kicked in and now I got over 180K on the clock.

The comfort came once I drove it 2 plus hours to HandDrumMans house for the Fourth party/meet.

After playing with it a little I started taking tighter turns at faster speeds to see what it can do and I then realized that handling was pretty good for a full sized car.

And finally the fun factor kicked in when I put my Chromies on. I like the attention and the exhaust sound when I mash it!!

My brother says he knows when im outside his house since he can hear my Flowmaster purring when I pick him up for cards on Friday nights.

I love my car and if I ever got rid of it, I would definately buy another. series 2 of course
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And finally the fun factor kicked in when I put my Chromies on.
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Appearance is a huge factor, but not the most important. It'* one of the best looking sedans in its class imo. Safety, performance & comfort are high on the list.
Overall, I appreciate all aspects of this car despite the "class" problems that exist on the 00+'*.
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Hmmm..my first choice isn't up there: Price. To date my '90 Bonneville has cost roughly $1700. That'* with a initial cost of $0 for the car with 24k miles on it. I've put an additional 27k on the car. That'* a pretty cheap cost per mile of ownership...and it'* actually far less than that if I subtract some of the additions I made out of personal choice (like I really didn't need a trailer hitch and 16" alloys.)

Second would be comfort (which is where I cast my vote). Not as great as sliding into either of the Camaro'*, but beats the heck out of the little shoebox '05 Nissan Sentra issued to me as my company car. Car is big and roomy on the inside. I don't care if it is big and boxy on the outside.
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i agree saphirre i sent a letter to GM pissed becuase they discountined the bonneville could u beleive what the body style would look like 10 years from now real sad in my opnion giving up a legend in pontiac history
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bonnevilles has perform4nce written all over them looks to die for, dual exhuast,im gonna have to go with comfort every time someone gets in my car they talk about how comfortable it feels
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Appearance, performance and luxury features.
Size and volume of useable trunk space is in there with appearance.
No way I will give up trunk space for Bumpin Subs.

High rpm Horsepower is nothing without low rpm torque IMO.

What was important about the performance of the car stock, was the POTENTIAL of aftermarket upgrades to improve that performance. It was so easy with this car without tearing into the engine.
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No way I will give up trunk space for Bumpin Subs.
hehe, all the cleaning supplies you cart around, no room for subs
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