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Pros: Overall quick responsiveness combined with unsusual looks and roominess
Cons: Soft R-rated tires that squeel on hard turns (but car still holds & sticks)
Advice: Forget XM & OnStar monthly $s and DVD, just get LT with 1SB pack & buy separate removable DVD-TVAbsolutely wonderfully designed & enjoyable slick car. My 13-year old daughter thinks it's totally cool and not 'lame' at all (Silver Maxx LT with 1SB package sunroof and all) and every one of her friends LOVES it - it's totally 'different' in looks than anything out there (we did test-drive the Mazda 6s V6 wagon and the Maxx beats it hands down in performance and cool looks). The Maxx LT is quiet on the road; auto power kicks in right away when I need it. The rear interior is awesome - totally roomy, comfy, and airy light spacious feeling, incl. the two roof windows. The sound system is wonderful, didn't want the monthly payments for XM and OnStar though and also bought a separate Toshiba 9-inch (not 7 inch) TV-plus-DVD built-in powered out of the cars 12-volt outlet - antenna and all for just $199 instead of $995 and can actually take it out of the car. Steering - feels silky smooth standstill and very adequate at all speeds. Took it to 100 mph - no problem, just swoosh... Highly recommend this car and got it for $19k incl. the GMAC rebates (pre-paid the loan ASAP though, no penalty).
Pros: Remote start
Cons: That I didn't buy 2 of them
Advice: Look around then try this car. It is fantastic!Great all around car and fun to drive
Pros: remote start, gas mileage, versatility
Cons: chevy emblem on car.....otherwise it might pass for a 'new' mercedes
Advice: compare the maxx to a camry......you will buy the maxx!!!Love this car! Chevy put everything into this car: I found the factory remote start works great for cold winter mornings and hot sunny days, the acceleration from the v-6 and the gas mileage is great...like the dual sunroofs, XM radio, electronic steering, dual heated seats, fold down/reclining front and back seats, hatch back with cargo area, cavernous rear seat area with as much leg room as the front seats, excellent electronic displays, auto dimming rear view mirror, euro styling, 4-wheel disk brakes, and extra power sockets where you need them, etc...(the list keeps growing). The more I drive it, the more I like all the thoughtfull features chevy put into this car! The classic chevy is back!