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Buick News: 2016 Buick Cascada Priced At $33,990

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My impression is the Buick will feel more upscale than the EOS.

 

Think of the Cascada as a Buick Verano Convertible

Sounds about right to me. Folks in Florida and Cali will love it. A bit more snug than the old G6 droptops but still fine for the purpose.

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GM really dropped the ball on getting buick a crossover to compete the edge etc. the edge has been around since 07 or 08. I don't care if they have had a terrain or not. Buyers in the 40-70 demographic all they have in the buick showrooms is a regal and lacrosse. Older buyers are moving to CUV's in droves. Gm is late to the game they just think everyone wants an enclave and they got lucky with the encore.

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The Encore is not luck...GM/Buick saw a niche in the making and decided to dip into it...and Buick had nothing to lose....like you said...all Buick had was the Enclave in the SUV/CUV market...and noticed that other small CUV type vehicles from other makes  were selling not too shabby, so GM/Buick took a relatively risk free bet...

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One thing I'm concerned about:  Unless I'm mistaken, the ONLY audio systems available have Buick's 7-speaker "premium" speakers.  I have those.  They're in my LaCrosse.  They're definitely nothing to write home about.  And that's with an extremely quiet car and the windows up.  How are you going to pump the tunes with the top down?  It'll sound like crap.

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One thing I'm concerned about:  Unless I'm mistaken, the ONLY audio systems available have Buick's 7-speaker "premium" speakers.  I have those.  They're in my LaCrosse.  They're definitely nothing to write home about.  And that's with an extremely quiet car and the windows up.  How are you going to pump the tunes with the top down?  It'll sound like crap.

Agree, GM needs to step up their game with a superior sound system across the board for all auto lines.

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One thing I'm concerned about:  Unless I'm mistaken, the ONLY audio systems available have Buick's 7-speaker "premium" speakers.  I have those.  They're in my LaCrosse.  They're definitely nothing to write home about.  And that's with an extremely quiet car and the windows up.  How are you going to pump the tunes with the top down?  It'll sound like crap.

Agree, GM needs to step up their game with a superior sound system across the board for all auto lines.

 

I just don't understand how they can call their 7 speakers "premium" when they are outpowered by a set of 6 speakers in a 2006 Sonata...

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I've been in a few other brands cars with bose systems lately and they do not impress. I'm afraid you're probably right Paul

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