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View Poll Results: With gas prices on the rise and us owning full size Bonnevilles that don't get the best gas mileage.
I'm going to get rid of my Bonneville for a more fuel effecient car. 10 7.19%
I'll keep my Bonneville regardless of the rising gas prices 129 92.81%
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Old 09-23-2008, 09:44 PM   #81
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well, if the gf sells it, then i'm buying it so it'll be staying around for awhile...
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gave up a gmc safari for my bonne , not movin .....to sweet to give up....
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Well, the Bonneville may actually be going soon. But not due to gas prices. An SUV is actually in consideration now. And before anyone asks, this is because, we can get an 06 TrailBlazer loaded with 10k miles on it for 11k. At four dollar a gallon gas, it would take approximately 150k miles to make up for the cost of a car. Because most cars in our area with this few miles cost around 16-17k. So the 4 cent difference per mile from 28 to 22 is not worth it. So take that. I will continue to enjoy driving something over powered, and nice even with gas prices.!!!
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keeping mine and also looking at another with 75k
mine alrdy has 145k
both are 96'*
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First off i don't have a Bonneville but I do have a Grand Prix.
I put less miles on my Grand Prix throught the year then I do during the WCBF week/*
The GTP only gets 16-ish city and 23~24-ish hwy in AZ, it gets 25 hwy in Cali & Oregon.
My daily driver is a 2000 C5 Corvette and it gets 17 to 19 city and that'* getting on it around twn (not breaking the speed limit) and the Vette gets 30 mpg on the hwy.
There is no way i'd trade my cars for an economy car, it doesn't make sense.
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I can't believe anyone would give one up for gas pricing issues!


I've had several full size fwd & rwd GM'*...currently with two Buicks now...my FWD is a Park Avenue, with a 3800...I can easily get 29-30-31 MPG on the highway which is what my other fwd full sized units would get at minimum!
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I just saw a commercial yesterday for a Honda Pilot that gets 23 mpg on the hwy.. ???
Out of the three cars I own, the one that gets the worst milage is better then that.
I'm keepin...
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I looked into getting my Bonneville because of rising gas prices (came out of a Pathfinder which averaged about 15 on my commute).

Funny, 'cause just as soon as I picked up the Cruise Missile, gas prices started to trend WAY down. Double benefits.

Oh yeah... if gas goes back up, I still keep the Bonneville.

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I'm trying to get rid of my Bonneville to pay for my Formula Ford race car. Lots of mods... run'* 13.8s @ +100mph

... $5500 obo

https://www.gmforum.com/t257233/

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I would never ever give mine away. I feel like I'm driving a fast leather recliner to work. I love getting in it and hate getting out of it. When and if my wife ever leaves me, it will be my permanent residence. I just love to look at it. I don't know how to explain it but I'm sure you all know.
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