anybody have a ctsv?

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  1. guppydriver

    guppydriver Rookie

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    stuck in von, now vin hell(cat)...

    meanwhile, a buddy of mine has a ctsv wagon for sale due to a life change (aka divorce). anybody coming from this vehicle or should i just "politely" decline the offer and continue to wait, and wait, and wait....

    inquiring minds an' all...
     
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    Lord Hellcat Gold Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member HCC UK President HCC Charter Member

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    They are cool cars... I nearly bought a wagon, but wasn't impressed with the test drive. The coupe and sedan versions I have been in seemed to handle much better (maybe just in my head). Make sure you get the Recaro seats though...

    The traction control kicks in abruptly amd cuts power and it falls on its face....just like my C6s did. The auto tranny shifts too slow for my taste as well.

    MPGs are horrible....not a big deal, but it has a small tank... You are looking at 200 to 250 miles per tank.

    If you get one, manual tranny and Recaro seats.
     
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    Badass69 Senior Hellcat Member

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    I had one. I liked it so much I sold it 6 months after I bought it. We all make mistakes now and again.
     
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    thanks...i needed that.
     
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    I have a 2012 CTS-V Sedan Auto - it is an awesome car.

    I am still looking at a Charger Hellcat.

    D.
     
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    I had a black diamond edition sedan. It was an ok car. I had it for about 6 months and bought a alpine edition SRT8 jeep. I now have the 15 hellcat charger and it's NOTHING like a ctsv. WAIT for the hellcat it's worth it!!!!!
     
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    I drove an auto 4 door recently. I was actually very impressed with the car. Great power , Comfy and looks good. All around a very nice sedan.
     
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    The wagons are type rare and still fetch pretty penny honestly the world of after markets parts available for ctsv can make her run like a champ I would seek tune time performance shop they make ctsv look stock but run 9s wit not much effort
     
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    Had the current cts-v for about 2 years. That's a long time for me in car years, but I replaced it with an ATS which was much more entertaining to drive under 50mph. My current charger cat is much more entertaining at any speed and the uconnect is far superior to the CUE system. The caddy is too insulated and road feel is limited. The cat IMHO is much superior car even if they had the same hp. The dodge brand is like the Rodney Dangerfield of auto brands...... It just doesn't get much respect except from people in the know.
     
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    Ditto, but a 2009. The TC does NOT kick in too early, at least on mine. It has 4 different levels also.
     
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    I have exactly the same history. I liked the ATS over my CTS-V because the ATS drove like a German car, tight and crisp (with hellacious under steer). My CTS-V drove like a fast luxury car with rattles and overly insulated interior.
    Wait for the hellcat. It drives like a racecar. It sounds like a racecar. It makes you feel like a pro. At 600 miles, I'm more in tune with my charger HC than any other car I've owned.
     
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    I had a v and loved it but it's just not a mopar
     
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    What? You are surpassing 200-250/tank in your HC? Which one of us is doing it wrong? ;)
     
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    See my sig... I don't have my HC yet. Should be here later this month....

    I have a 50+ mile highway commute round trip. I should easily be able to get 15 mpg average and get me through the week with one tank of gas. Highway mileage on the CTS-V is 17 or 18 mpg's... the HC is rated at 22 mpg's with a larger tank.

    I'm not buying this car for gas mileage, but I also don't want to get gas twice a week... that's annoying. One of the reasons I don't drive my Jeep as a daily, although I have been able to get me through the week on one tank (20 gallons @ 13 mpg average w/ 3.92 gears and AWD).
     

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