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    Which Cadillac XTS Grille Do You Prefer?

    Platinum? Or Non-Platinum?

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    Re: Which Cadillac XTS Grille Do You Prefer?

    NON! They should use that grille in all chrome for Platinum and that grille in monochrome for base. I know they're trying to differentiate the two, but the current Platinum grille is just too Blingy.
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    Re: Which Cadillac XTS Grille Do You Prefer?

    I like the Platinum grille. Neither one looks like it allows very good airflow. But I am sure they have that figured out.

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    Re: Which Cadillac XTS Grille Do You Prefer?

    I didn't really think too much about it, until I saw the non-Plat version....
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    Re: Which Cadillac XTS Grille Do You Prefer?

    Non plat grill for me, the plat looks good, but it's little too sporty for my taste. I like the larger open spaces and shape of the grill on the non platinum better. It makes the grill look bigger.

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    Re: Which Cadillac XTS Grille Do You Prefer?

    However, I don't think I'd forego the rest of the Platinum's upgrades just for the grille. At least they're all chrome and none of this painted silver crap like on base DTSs...
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    Re: Which Cadillac XTS Grille Do You Prefer?

    The plat grill is all aluminum, including the rear silver trim of the trunk lid. I really like how the designers decided to en-script the Cadillac name on the right half on the silver trim. It's crazy how we get excited about little stuff which are "Details". Because for so long Cadillac cheapened up it's exterior detail trimming which were non existent. This wasn't a problem back in the 80's and early 90's, when detail trim was everywhere including the use of chrome metal trim.

    I don't know about the non plat grill if it's plastic or real metal. It should be all metal, for the price that people pay for Cadillac's, all grills should not be plastic. Door handles and emblem's also should be metal. It's a sign solidarity and quality.

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    Re: Which Cadillac XTS Grille Do You Prefer?

    Almost 2 to 1 the non-platinum grille is winning...
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    Re: Which Cadillac XTS Grille Do You Prefer?

    Plat. On white would look nice.

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    Re: Which Cadillac XTS Grille Do You Prefer?

    The egg crate grill seems to help by reducing visual height. It doesn't look like a skyscraper.

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    Re: Which Cadillac XTS Grille Do You Prefer?

    Whatever.


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    Re: Which Cadillac XTS Grille Do You Prefer?

    The poll bump thing is starting to irritate me. I have read the last two posts like 30 times now.
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    Re: Which Cadillac XTS Grille Do You Prefer?

    Quote Originally Posted by JimmyH View Post
    The poll bump thing is starting to irritate me. I have read the last two posts like 30 times now.
    bump


    I hate poll bumps too... I just unsubscribe anymore.


    on topic for a second, I'm not feeling the fussy nature of the platinum. It looks like a cleaning nightmare at the least.

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    Re: Which Cadillac XTS Grille Do You Prefer?

    Poll bumps have been disabled... Pole bumps. No.
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    Re: Which Cadillac XTS Grille Do You Prefer?

    Quote Originally Posted by M5eater View Post
    bump


    I hate poll bumps too... I just unsubscribe anymore.


    on topic for a second, I'm not feeling the fussy nature of the platinum. It looks like a cleaning nightmare at the least.


    I can picture the mess after driving through western Arizona at twilight when the white butterflies/moths are out in numbers...or in the Montreal area when the May flies come out. You'd be picking out insect parts for hours......

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