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Old 10-25-2019, 12:02 AM   #46
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You post from an institution of some sort, don't ya?
Just trying to post like my idol Gravdigr.

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Old 10-26-2019, 03:51 PM   #47
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Old 10-27-2019, 11:21 AM   #48
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My time in the Charger is over. A few things I liked:

- I found that I do miss its ride, at times. Very smooth compared to the 2012 Rogue. There are a lot of bad roads around. I would like to be able to choose between feeling the road so I can drive on it, and not feeling the road so I can ignore it and focus on other things. Not feeling the road is what American cars have always done well.

- Of course I miss its acceleration. It's like, if the mileage is going to be similar, and the 2019 Charger's mileage is pretty much on par with the 2012 Rogue, might as well have the git up and go. The Rogue is boring (but that's kind of why I bought it).

- Better audio fidelity than my car, and that makes me sad.

Deal breaker:

- The dumb Uconnect system, the 7" touchscreen that manages the radio, entertainment, GPS, climate. I now remember, I wrote similarly about the Ford system a few years ago. This Uconnect is worse. Painful to connect the phone to it for music. Like requiring five clicks every single time the car is started.

I suspect we all should want Apple CarPlay or Android Auto in our cars. Because we know those user interfaces, we want to run real apps on that nice big display, and they are designed by top pros. Every other system is going to suck.

Deal breaker #2:



See the button circled in red? It starts the car's phone system. When you hit the button, the car starts talking to you, asking what you want to do. It interrupts whatever audio is going on, and you have to hit a "cancel" button on the 7" screen to make it stop.

I drove this car for 12 days. I hit that button accidentally 7 times.
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Old 10-27-2019, 03:56 PM   #49
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I hate my car's touch screen. I prefer to watch the road.
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Old 10-27-2019, 10:29 PM   #50
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82 HP per liter.
V-6?
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Old 10-27-2019, 11:13 PM   #51
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Yes 3.6 liter
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