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Hey guys, I could use a little help picking out my new rig.
I just sold my 04' Ford F250 PSD Harley Davidson with lots of goodies. I don't need it for work anymore, so I don't really need the big of a truck anymore either. I have a 220lb dog, and I need the replacement vehicle to have a bed, or a second sectioned row, or have a storage compartment, like a wagon.

I almost purchased a 2006 BMW 325xi wagon, so that should give you an idea of what im in the market for. Others on the short list are the BMW X3 and a the Subaru Legacy GT wagon.

And please, don't suggest the SRX...

Any help guys? Any other vehicles you can think of?
Thanks in advance.
 

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WRX wagon?
 

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That's a fun car, yup. I really like them. But I'm looking for class and refinement, not sportiness. I've got a CTS that I'm gutting and turning into a track car. I need something I can cruise in, that can fit my dog.
I do like the WRX tho.
 

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hmmm, how about an Audi A3? Volkswagen GTi?

Theres also that new Saab 9.3 wagon thats the exact same thing as a WRX. I forgot what they call that one
 

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And please, don't suggest the SRX...
Then why post the question on a Cadillac forum?? Why not post on some import forums where your more likely to get people who drive the cars you're interested in?
 

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Then why post the question on a Cadillac forum?? Why not post on some import forums where your more likely to get people who drive the cars you're interested in?
Because this is the Lounge.

Just because we all own Cadillac doesnt mean We cant appreciate cars other than Cadillacs exist, it is nice to talk about something other than a Cadillac all the time.
 

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Well if you want a wagon, the only one I'd buy would be the 2006 Dodge Magnum SRT8.

You have the power of a HEMI combined with ample storage space and seating for 5, what's not to love?
 

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Well if you want a wagon, the only one I'd buy would be the 2006 Dodge Magnum SRT8.
You have the power of a HEMI combined with ample storage space and seating for 5, what's not to love?
In this unique situation I am going to have to agree, it really seems to be the best suited to your needs, and you wont feel like your going from your nice big truck to something the size of a lima bean... the Magnum has plenty of room without being overtly huge.
 

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Whats not to love is DCX reliability. I wouldn't be caught dead in a MOPAR.:lildevil: Dodge's have got to be the most dumbed down American cars there ARE. Hell, they know it too - that's why all of their commercials target rednecks. "That thang gotta HEMI in it???":sneaky:

Get an Audi A3...or an A4 Avant...
 

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Whats not to love is DCX reliability. I wouldn't be caught dead in a MOPAR. Dodge's have got to be the most dumbed down American cars there ARE. Hell, they know it too - that's why all of their commercials target rednecks
I have to disagree, Dodge is a working man's car company and Dodge is also more reliable than most Chevy's. I'm a MOPAR fan, and most people who buy them WANT to work on their cars adding Superchargers and custom paint jobs.

An Audi Avante is ugly as sin.
 

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SpeedyArizona said:
Well if you want a wagon, the only one I'd buy would be the 2006 Dodge Magnum SRT8.

You have the power of a HEMI combined with ample storage space and seating for 5, what's not to love?
Well, the looks. And I just got rid of a big fast truck, now I just want a nice reserved....wagon. Mileage isn't that great from the Magnum either. But it is great bang for the buck.
 

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I'm really considering a Magnum SRT8. For the price, I can't go wrong!
Has anyone here driven one? Or actually owns one?
Noone likes the X3? Anyother small suv? Does the small LandRover come with a diesel now?
I'm still considering the BMW 325xi wagon. If only they offered a 330xi wagon! I'd have it right now!
SpeedyArizona, whats your take on the 325 engine? Do you think it would be fine for what I need?

Blackout I just got rid of a faster bigger, much more HD pickup, why would i wanna go backwards :p

Not really fond of the Audi's. Their styling cues indicate a car with erectile dysfunction. There's just nothing sexy about Audi's. IMHO
Great suggestions guys, hadn't even thought about half of these!
 

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AznPrydeRegalRyde said:
I'm really considering a Magnum SRT8. For the price, I can't go wrong!
Has anyone here driven one? Or actually owns one?

I'm still considering the BMW 325xi wagon. If only they offered a 330xi wagon! I'd have it right now!

A Mercedes Benz C280??

Saab 9-3 Combi thing.

VW Passat
 

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I'm really considering a Magnum SRT8. For the price, I can't go wrong!
Has anyone here driven one? Or actually owns one?
I haven't driven the SRT8, but I have ridden in the R/T version.

It has the sporty feel for the size of the vehicle, and although it isn't a Lamborghini, it is FAST.

Here's an article that could help you a bit, but in all honesty, you NEED to go to a Dodge dealership and test drive it to know if it "feels" right.

http://autos.msn.com/research/vip/jedlicka.aspx?year=2006&make=Dodge&model=Magnum&src=vip
 
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