Cars at DTW

Old May 22, 2012, 5:46 am
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Was that the car you took one-way from EWR to DTW?

It sounds like

1) they're getting greedy, and are so hopeful someone will pay an upgrade fee, they won't rent it out for free upgrades

and/or

2) they want to hold the mileage for a bit, since it came on a long distance one-way.
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Old May 22, 2012, 7:44 am
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Originally Posted by dwbf11
Was it the Prius with Jersey plates, and was it parked all the way to the left (towards the return lanes?) If so, that car has not been moved, or rented, in over 2 weeks!!!
It was kind "across" from the office on the left - dark color (black?).

Originally Posted by Auto Enthusiast
Was that the car you took one-way from EWR to DTW?

It sounds like

1) they're getting greedy, and are so hopeful someone will pay an upgrade fee, they won't rent it out for free upgrades

and/or

2) they want to hold the mileage for a bit, since it came on a long distance one-way.
You know, I didn't remember to look but just looked at my receipt and it was a NJ plate car - so could very well be - it had 5500ish miles on it.
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Old May 22, 2012, 9:28 am
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Yup, black or some other dark color across from the office. Not me who brought it in, but I do find it interesting that it is still there. I think Auto Enthusiast may be on to something though, they may be holding out for the upgrading customers with it. I bet it had the "Rent me, I'm a Hybrid" sign on top of it also.
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Old May 22, 2012, 10:47 am
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Originally Posted by dwbf11
I think Auto Enthusiast may be on to something though, they may be holding out for the upgrading customers with it. I bet it had the "Rent me, I'm a Hybrid" sign on top of it also.
If that's their plan, station management really needs to get a grip on the local market.
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Old May 25, 2012, 7:03 am
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Thursday 6PM

Premium:
Chrysler 300's, not C's
One Maxima

Specialty:
The Prius (yes, same one)
Lincoln MKZ
Ford Explorer
Infiniti G37X

EA/ES: As well-stocked as I have seen in a LONG time. Of note:
Nissan Altima Coupe
Eclipse Coupe
Buick Lacrosse (w/Navigation and xenons)
Lots of Avalons
Expeditions/Tahoes
Acadias/Traverses
VW Tiguan
Jeep Wrangler 4-door soft-top (mine)
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Old Jun 8, 2012, 2:39 pm
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On May 21, about 9:30 pm:

EA: Lots of base Impalas, Malibus, Dodge minivans, Jeep small SUVs

ES: a few RAV4s, one Mazda CX7, a few Dodge Journeys, Impalas and Malibus with higher trim levels, Chrysler minivans instead of Dodge, a few Nissan and Kia minivans
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Old Jun 15, 2012, 10:33 pm
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Friday 9PM

EA/ES
Lots of Acadias and Traverses
Buick Enclave
Several small Jeeps (Liberty/Compass), and multiple 2 and 4-Door Wranglers (soft tops)
2013 Ford Flex Limited (funny since they had the 20K mile 2012 SEL as a"Specialty Upgrade"
2012 Ford Explorer Limited
Other standard National fare (Altimas/Maximas/Impalas/standard small SUVS)

Specialty
Challenger
STS
200 Convertible
2012 Ford Flex SEL

Premium
Maximas
300's
1X Lacrosse

Also spotted several brand new Ford Escapes. Nice to see these have joined the DTW fleet.
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Old Jun 18, 2012, 8:01 am
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Not as well stocked as I had in mind from the last visits - but far from empty

EA/ES
Sea of Impalas and those dreaded 2.5 Altimas
1 Acadia (200 mls - mine)
2x Buick Enclave
Some small Jeeps
Other standard National stuff (Maximas & standard small SUVS)

Specialty
Challenger
STS
200 Convertible

Premium
Maximas
300's (one C)
1X Lacrosse
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Old Jun 22, 2012, 10:31 pm
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EA/ES: Usual suspects

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G37X x2
200 Convertible
Genesis x2
Accord x2
300's

Specialty
F-150 Crew Cab (Same one I had last weekend, odd as it's nowhere near a special vehicle)
2-Door Wrangler Soft Top
200 Convertible
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Old Jul 5, 2012, 10:40 pm
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EA/ES was a sea of small Jeeps. A few Avalons and Chargers to keep things interesting.

Specialty
2012 BMW 528i (!!!!)
Yukon XL
G37x
Volvo S80

Premium
All 300s

Plenty of new Escapes just off the side of the ES.
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Old Jul 9, 2012, 2:53 pm
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Traverses
Every small Jeep ever made
a few Avalons

Premium
300's
1X Maxima
1X Accord

Specialty
Volvo S80
Lincoln MKZ
2X Chevy Suburban
Camaro Coupe
200 Convertible
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Old Jul 10, 2012, 4:57 pm
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7/9/12 5:00PM~
Really, Really bad selection.

Exec.
1X Passat (MI)
1X Altima (OH)
1X Lacrosse (MI)

Aisle:
What color Impala would you like?
No Malibu's

Well here it goes. I tried the Passat; old people slowly placing luggage in back. Altima smelt like a sewer (note: If you see a silver Altima 2.5S with Ohio plates run:run very quickly) Tried the Lacrosse but it was locked and low and behold the keys were sitting on the armrest (just as I was leaving a locksmith was trying to get into it)

I asked the booth lady and she told me to ask one of the people working on the floor to see if they had anything in return. I asked the guy and he said he would find something.

He pulled up in a fire engine red Impala LS (IN), said there's something different for ya and walked away. I quickly parked it and chose a grey LTZ
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Old Jul 20, 2012, 7:57 am
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Got a Traverse this past week. XM DVD player with headphones perfect for the kids and 1200 miles on it. Didn't even use the car that much but it was a great pick from the executive selection. Returned this am and saw a few jeeps in there and plenty of SUVs
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Old Jul 23, 2012, 7:31 am
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Sunday, 7/22 at 9PM

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Camaro
2X Mustang Convertible (1 2013, 1 2012)
200 Convertible
300

Premium
300C x3
300 x2
Maxima
Taurus
Avalon

EA/ES
New Camrys
Impalas/Malibus/standards
2013 Nissan Altima (looks like the S trim package is being ordered)
2013 Escapes
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Old Jul 26, 2012, 7:14 pm
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Thursday 7/26 8:00PM

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Camaro
Mustang Convertible
Lincoln MKX
Suburban
Enclave
2013 Flex SEL

Premium

Maximas
300's

EA/ES notables
Tahoes (rare on the EA/ES for this location)
Silverado pickups (all with <100 miles)
Enclaves
Small SUV's (including 2013 Escapes)
Grand Cherokee
2013 Flex Limited (my choice)
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