Cool! And, I’m glad yours is treating you well. I haven’t been so lucky. Though it’s potentially a great car.
Yeah, Tesla is a really interesting case. I bought a Model 3, and oh boy, it’s a whole different kettle of fish, good and bad.
You’re right. Maybe throw in a little black plastic cladding, too.
“Our enthusiasm is well under control,” begins the opening prayer at the Church of CFOs.
WHY don’t more people see this? If you downsize a unibody SUV enough, how is that different from a tall expensive hatchback?
You’re on to something. Ford has a perplexing habit of introducing something really promising and competitive (like the Fusion redesign in 2013) only to let it sit on the market without serious investment for years in a fiercely competitive market. Then they wonder at the need for incentives and…
Me, looking at Clown Shoe: “Durr, that sure looks goofy. What was BMW thinking?”
This. The Fusion, like many of Ford’s cars, was left to linger with only minor revisions for years. They neglect promising models, and then act surprised when they lose share. It’s maddening.
This comment is wonderful. Have a star.
I cannot tell you how much I appreciated this comment.
It’s really surprising, in 2019, to have the automatic wipers on your new car freak out.
I’ve never thought of it that way, but maybe the original name for the Caliber was the “Penitence?”
The Caliber could not have sprung from anything clean. :-)
It was just hatefully cynically cheaply designed.
Thank you! I am happy to contribute to this important dialog.
The Dodge Caliber was like throwing up in your own mouth, as a car.
Drove one of these at a Skip Barber school. Maybe I had low expectations going in, but had so much fun I was trying to rationalize buying one as a track car when I left.