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Old 02-27-2010, 11:57 PM   #1
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I love my '02 SE and plan on keeping it to use as a second vehicle, but I'm going to need to pick up something newer. I've been looking a little bit, but can't find anything newer that has the interior space and comfort like the bonneville. I know the Impala'* are supposed to be "it", along with the Lucerne'*, but I can't stand the rear seating, the rear passenger window layouts and the overall interior space. I need something '07 or newer. I've looked at the Cadillac'* and have even gone so far as the Jaguar'*, but am not overly enthused by the "old person" look of the Caddies and the price tag on the Jag'*. Anyone have any advice??
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Have you looked at the Buick Regal?
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No, I haven't. I'll check them out online. Thanks.
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Have you actually been in, test drove a Lucerne? I've ridden in back of my Father in law'* for a little trip and my large body was pretty comfy.
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Not sure if your looking just at cars but my mother had a caddy SRX... It'* sappose to be the crossover but was very roomy and very comfortable. Her'* was pearl white so it wasnt so elderly looking like the sand stone colored ones.. Also one of the workers at the dealership had a black one lowered on 22s..
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The 2010 Taurus SHO looks pretty nice, might be to new for what you are looking for,
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The 2010 Taurus SHO looks pretty nice, might be to new for what you are looking for,
X2 Michael! Test drove one....they rocket very well and ride nice.
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I really like the option of putting 3 across in the front, plus I hate the newer body lines that put the bottom of the rear side windows at my shoulder or the half a foot of leg clearance. We've got 5 in the family and never have to think twice about taking the bonnie, even on shorter vacations, although we do have a suburban and crew cab F250, if needed. I just like my space and it seems that the newer models have gotten really narrow.
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Do you even need to ask? Find a used Bonneville, and stop asking questions you already know our answers to!

Seriously though, if you enjoyed the Bonneville, from what I've read, its legacy lives on most in the Pontiac G-series (sportier cousin) and the Buick Lucerne (more luxurious cousin). Ask around, browse dealerships, and educate yourself.
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