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21 hours ago, ykX said:

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Seems very well received by critics and the audience.

Planning to go with family next weekend.

I saw it and loved it.

For Drew...

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I really like this blue on the Encore GX.

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2020 Buick Encore GX Sport Touring looks better in this video than in GM's publicity photos (no surprise!)

 

 

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33 minutes ago, ocnblu said:

2020 Buick Encore GX Sport Touring looks better in this video than in GM's publicity photos (no surprise!)

 

 

Was feeling positive about it while watching it until he got to the powertrain details.

 

 

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Yeah I would get the big block engine with 4WD and the 9 speed auto... no CVT for me.

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3 hours ago, ocnblu said:

I really like this blue on the Encore GX.

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Papa Smurf Mobile! :P 

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On 11/18/2019 at 2:00 PM, Drew Dowdell said:

Well, after over 13 years with Direct Energy and surviving multiple rounds of layoffs, my 9 lives with the company appear to be up, the latest round of layoffs got me. I will be finishing out the year and then be on the hunt for a new position in January.

It still sucks, but I think you will come out much better in the next place you decide to go. Market for the most part is still solid, so I know you will find a new place quick, if not before the other place ends! I was bummed when I got laid off from my automotive job- but besides missing the cars, I find this one more fun.

Reminds me to update my resume-though I kinda shy from it. I updated my Monster account, and the calls just won’t stop..... 😮 

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We'll not a fan of the 3 cylinder turbo motor, but like that AWD gets a real 9sp transmission. Should do well in China and will sell a few here as I know some folks that feel the Encore is too small but the Envision is too big. So this tweener should be just right.

12 hours ago, ocnblu said:

2020 Buick Encore GX Sport Touring looks better in this video than in GM's publicity photos (no surprise!)

 

 

 

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31 minutes ago, dfelt said:

I know some folks that feel the Encore is too small but the Envision is too big. So this tweener...

Impossible, they're only 3 inches apart. I assumed the GX will replace the Encore, but that's a curious way to go about it; just enlarge the next Encore.
This continual halving of vehicle segments is not sustainable.

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Thats fine if you are a multi-billionaire propping up a boutique insolvent car builder 😉 but major players are not going to be able to sustain that in a contraction market with an increasing number of players. We can joke about it, but at some point theres got to be a correction.

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4 minutes ago, balthazar said:

That's fine if you are a multi-billionaire propping up a boutique insolvent car builder 😉 but major players are not going to be able to sustain that in a contraction market with an increasing number of players. We can joke about it, but at some point there's got to be a correction.

Agree that while it seems to have worked for the Europeans, Asians and Americans, not a sustainable model and we are already seeing the correction in the cancellation of models by the Germans.

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WHOA!  Out of left field!  *HEARTBEAT*  2021 Trailblazer Activ in Zeus Bronze!

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This pleases me greatly!

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Oooo... the black with Zeus Bronze roof is sexy!  I gotta say... the Activ trim looks fantastic!  Much nicer than the galactic RS.  This is the one I would get.

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Trailblazer Active = 🤮

Chevy has lost it in the style mojo market. Sad 😢

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Starting under $20k for the base L FWD, and it comes with all the safety nannies ppl think they need.  I think it will be a mini powerhouse in the market.  The Activ trim tones down and butches up the front end.  And that Corvette color, Zeus Bronze, looks great on it.

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7 hours ago, balthazar said:

Hate the different color roof here.

Yes, others are doing it.  BUT, everyone, myself included, has been riding herd on GM for a lack of interesting colour schemes.  The Trailblazer RS and Activ both show that there is still someone working at GM's Art and Colour Section.

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1 hour ago, ocnblu said:

Yes, others are doing it.  BUT, everyone, myself included, has been riding herd on GM for a lack of interesting colour schemes.  The Trailblazer RS and Activ both show that there is still someone working at GM's Art and Colour Section.

Color is good...in a world of white, black and silver CUVs some other choices are good thing. 

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The body colors look good, and yes- there's a general lack of color in the industry for some reason... but the 2-tone coupled with the design leaves me flat. I am increasingly finding Chevy's designs too jumbled & busy &... assembled. I don't like this Trailblazer.

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3 hours ago, balthazar said:

The body colors look good, and yes- there's a general lack of color in the industry for some reason... but the 2-tone coupled with the design leaves me flat. I am increasingly finding Chevy's designs too jumbled & busy &... assembled. I don't like this Trailblazer.

But this is a take back to the 50's so then how would you rate this auto against the ones then? I do get that most were white roofs with various body colors.

I do agree with you that Chevy has lost it in the style / design department, just chaotic mess of a look.

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If the overall design was more cohesive/fluid, I think it would be a lot better. As it is, the 2-tone makes it too obvious/Lego-esque.

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