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The Japanese have officially taken over North America
« on: March 03, 2006, 11:26:01 AM »
For the first time in history, the Consumer Reports' annual survey of vehicle reliability is swept across by the Japanese in all 10 categories.


Consumer Reports' top 10 picks:

Category Model Price


Small sedan New Honda Civic $17,000-$20,000

Family sedan Honda Accord $20,000-$30,000

Upscale sedan Acura TL $33,700

Luxury sedan Infiniti M35 $50,000

Fun to drive Subaru Impreza WRX/STi $25,000/$33,000

Small SUV Subaru Forester $23,000

Mid-size SUV Toyota Highlander Hybrid $35,000-$40,000

Minivan Honda Odyssey $26,000-$37,000

Green car Toyota Prius $23,000

Pickup truck Honda Ridgeline $28,000-$35,000


Reliability: Top-ten ranked brands

1. Lexus
2. Honda
3. Toyota
4. Mitsubishi
5. Subaru
6. Acura
8. Mercury
9. Mazda
10. Suzuki

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Re: The Japanese have officially taken over North America
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2006, 11:55:26 AM »
hmmm... at least its not the chinese   :mrgreen:


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Re: The Japanese have officially taken over North America
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2006, 12:14:43 PM »
when will people learn that american cars blow?

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Re: The Japanese have officially taken over North America
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2006, 04:45:59 PM »
when will people learn that american cars blow?

Dennis, they won't recover.  Japanese auto makers spend more money on performance, reliability, and customer satisfaction.  it's all in the culture man.  go to hawaii, the best hotels are owned and operated by mostly japanese and korean decent.  goes to show who the king of quality goes to. 

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Re: The Japanese have officially taken over North America
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2006, 04:55:39 PM »
when will people learn that american cars blow?

Dennis, they won't recover.  Japanese auto makers spend more money on performance, reliability, and customer satisfaction.  it's all in the culture man.  go to hawaii, the best hotels are owned and operated by mostly japanese and korean decent.  goes to show who the king of quality goes to. 


That is why  I only buy Japanese cars.

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Re: The Japanese have officially taken over North America
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2006, 05:30:55 PM »
i love japenese cars!

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Re: The Japanese have officially taken over North America
« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2006, 07:49:20 PM »
I love this country.  Not only do they make great cars but they are so cheap too.
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Re: The Japanese have officially taken over North America
« Reply #7 on: March 05, 2006, 04:57:52 PM »
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Luxury sedan Infiniti M35 $50,000

that's a sweet ass car  :2hearts:

gooooooooooooo honda!!!  :blush2:
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