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    Dare to Compare? Chevy should be ashamed

    Are you kidding me? They are going to come out with this video....comparing the Cruze to the 2010 Elantra??? This is what it has come to? To Make the Cruze look good the compare it to the old model when the new one is out?

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6g5uADcJUco&feature=player_embedded[/ame]

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    Re: Dare to Compare? Chevy should be ashamed

    When was that video released? That is kinda stupid to be using the 2010 Elentra for a comparison. Why not compare the Cruze to the outgoing Cobalt????
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    Re: Dare to Compare? Chevy should be ashamed

    This is the same series produced by WheelsTV that aired in the fall.

    The production was clearly done prior to the availability of the 2011 Elantra - you can see the autumn leaves in the background.

    Why the video was released at the beginning of January is anyone's guess.

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    Re: Dare to Compare? Chevy should be ashamed

    It will have to be a short lived ad cycle with the new Hyundai coming out!

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    Re: Dare to Compare? Chevy should be ashamed

    Speaking of dated, the Cruze isn't exactly on the forefront of modern vehicle design. On the upside, the girl is cute.

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    Re: Dare to Compare? Chevy should be ashamed

    Should have used a Civic and Corolla, much like the rest of their PR says the Cruze is directly competing against.
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    Re: Dare to Compare? Chevy should be ashamed

    The company has been doing this for a while IIRC. Why did they wait so long to release this one?
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    Re: Dare to Compare? Chevy should be ashamed

    Ford ran national F-150 campaigns for the HD trucks comparing the 2011 to the 2010 competition. Big whoop. This vid was made ages before the new Elantra came out. But hey, feel free to keep squawking about it. Yet another GMI Freakout episode.

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    Re: Dare to Compare? Chevy should be ashamed

    Quote Originally Posted by BlackGTP View Post
    It will have to be a short lived ad cycle with the new Hyundai coming out!
    It should have had no life cycle at all. Who's the maroon who released this gibberish?

    Quote Originally Posted by JT87 View Post
    Should have used a Civic and Corolla, much like the rest of their PR says the Cruze is directly competing against.
    That would have been smarter. K-mart smarter.

    Quote Originally Posted by bballr4567 View Post
    The company has been doing this for a while IIRC. Why did they wait so long to release this one?
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    Quote Originally Posted by K-1 View Post
    Ford ran national F-150 campaigns for the HD trucks comparing the 2011 to the 2010 competition. Big whoop. This vid was made ages before the new Elantra came out. But hey, feel free to keep squawking about it. Yet another GMI Freakout episode.
    It was made ages ago. That is exactly the point.

    It's not a GMI Freakout. It's simply pointing out the obvious, that GM is making the sort of crude tactical blunders that a top flight corporation simply does not make.
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    Re: Dare to Compare? Chevy should be ashamed

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Burns View Post
    Speaking of dated, the Cruze isn't exactly on the forefront of modern vehicle design. On the upside, the girl is cute.


    Burnsy, you insist on putting your opinion on the Cruze styling in this thread as well?

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    Re: Dare to Compare? Chevy should be ashamed

    Not to worry, Akerson is going to get the marketing straightened out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 4x4x4doors View Post
    Not to worry, Akerson is going to get the marketing straightened out.
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    Re: Dare to Compare? Chevy should be ashamed

    It is called smart marketing, which GM has not in 50 years.

    Whatever gets people into the showrooms today, not a month from now.

    Fords been doing it for 20 years with the F-150 and it has worked, all 20 years.
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    Re: Dare to Compare? Chevy should be ashamed

    Quote Originally Posted by Canuck View Post


    Burnsy, you insist on putting your opinion on the Cruze styling in this thread as well?
    When you make cars that look dated fast, you don't go around making fun of other cars that are already several years old for being dated, especially when the new models of those cars that you're supposed to be comparing in the first place make your cars look super dated. However, again, the girl is cute.
    Last edited by Mr. Burns; 01-27-2011 at 08:07 PM.

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    Re: Dare to Compare? Chevy should be ashamed

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Burns View Post
    However, again, the girl is cute.
    I don't know, she looks pregnant to me.

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