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Old 01-09-2013, 06:02 PM   #1
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The January issue of Consumer Reports has Chevrolette Corvett tied for second highest in owner satisfaction with Porsche 911, out of some 106 different vehicles listed, both having 91% owners who would definately buy again. Chevrolet Volt was in first place with 92%. Cadillac CTS Coupe had only 68%, BMW 128i only 66%, and Honda CR-Z only 63% of owners who would definately buy again. The 44 top rated models include 16 Amercan, 14 Asian and 14 European models.
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Add another satisfied owner to that list minus the harmonic balancer
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:06 PM   #3
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I know I would buy again!
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:10 PM   #4
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I bought again....14 times!!
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:12 PM   #5
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To each their own. I am extremely satisfied with my Corvette and will definitely buy another, but my sister thinks her Toyota Prius is "just like an airplane". (she isn't a pilot) Those polls are interesting, but won't influence me in car selection. Lots of car owners like my sister are in those polls. ;-)
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Is that all C6s or just 2012s ??
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Is that all C6s or just 2012s ??
The survey spans 2010 through 2013 models, so it is up-to-date.
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:24 PM   #8
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The survey spans 2010 through 2013 models, so it is up-to-date.
Oh, then my answer is falsely inflated.
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:35 PM   #9
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To each their own. I am extremely satisfied with my Corvette and will definitely buy another, but my sister thinks her Toyota Prius is "just like an airplane". (she isn't a pilot) Those polls are interesting, but won't influence me in car selection. Lots of car owners like my sister are in those polls. ;-)
Toyota Prius C ranked 87%; not too shabby, and ahead of 13 other small economy cars, trailing only the Chevrolet Volt. Sibling rivalry here? By the way, this survey covered some 350,000 vehicles, so likely your opinion may not match everyone else's, but it certainly gives you a clew as to owners satisfaction with the various vehicles available to North American buying public.
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:37 PM   #10
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I have zero issues with my 08 and I think it is well built with great styling.
This my 6th Vette
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:40 PM   #11
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I've had three! I'll likely have a C7 at some point. Gonna wait for first year gremlins to be rectified first though.
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Even after two C5s, I still had to have a C6 !!
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:58 PM   #13
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Include me as another completely totally and very happily satisfied with my 2012 C6. Best car I've ever owned.
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When I saw the Corvette line was recommended in CU/CR, it gave me a green light to buy mine with a certain degree of confidence. I always consult CR when ever I buy anything expensive. So far, I've never been disappointed in their recommendations. I'm hoping the same holds true for my new 'Vette.
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I bought a 2013 coupe (my first Corvette) the first week of Sept. 2012.
After 6400 miles I still have permagrin.
There seem to be some disgruntled owners on this forum, but I am
totally satisfied with my C6.
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All good here.
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The reasonn the Volt won is its customer base is so small.
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The January issue of Consumer Reports has Chevrolette Corvett tied for second highest in owner satisfaction with Porsche 911, out of some 106 different vehicles listed, both having 91% owners who would definately buy again. Chevrolet Volt was in first place with 92%. Cadillac CTS Coupe had only 68%, BMW 128i only 66%, and Honda CR-Z only 63% of owners who would definately buy again. The 44 top rated models include 16 Amercan, 14 Asian and 14 European models.
The Chevrolette Corvett?
I think you're been on the wrong forum!
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Old 01-09-2013, 07:53 PM   #19
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I have been 100% satisfied with my four Vettes during the last 16 years. I will be buying more in the future.
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Add another satisfied owner to that list minus the harmonic balancer
Ditto.
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