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      08-12-2019, 12:19 PM   #32
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Thanks for the update on the g70. Your assessment on the transmission is what makes me lukewarm on the g70. Despite the powerful engine, competent handling, quality interior, and relative bargain price for the segment, the transmission would ruin the experience for me. Why bother with a performance oriented car if the only choice is an auto transmission that's somewhat unpredictable and doesn't allow for full manual mode.
And don't forget the G70's lousy fuel economy too.
Yes, fuel economy is surprisingly abysmal for both the 4 and 6 cylinder models somehow. Makes no sense, especially when 4 cylinder 3 series have been tested at as high as 40mpg by C/D
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