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Old 03-14-2008, 05:37 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by RH77 View Post
Biggest mistake (lately): dumping the Neon for the Caliber.
*Totally Agrees*

I think Chrysler saw the market being huge for Ford & General Motors SUVs in the late 90s, early 2000s and thought:

"I know, we'll make a killing if we make ALL our cars look aggressive and SUV-like"

Except now it's the end of the '00s, and things have changed. SUVs are beginning to have a bad aftertaste with society and our wallets. Now anything "SUV-like" is unfashionable. Whoopsies, Chrysler.

Maybe they should just do another "K" car approach again and make a bazillion tiny, ridiculously fuel-efficient, aerodynamic commuter cars for a dime a dozen with the mechanical sophistication of anvils and boat anchors.

They're good at that you know

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