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Old 03-30-2008, 10:45 AM   #13
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Default Re: Changes for 2009

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Originally Posted by Pete93SL1M View Post
What I want to know is what the heck is a "Human Machine Interface" and how does that change bluetooth as we know it.

Too bad they couldn't find a workaround for the lack of Navigation compatibility.

I like the 6-speed with tapshift on both the 4 and V6, but I'll miss old faithful 3.5/4-speed, so predictable.
That's just the Bluetooth...and how it's worded in GM literature for what it does. Again with the Navigation, it's something a few out of thousands ever even want in competitive sedans who offer it, the Aura/Malibu don't support a current GM system, and the Turn-by-Turn is great as is except for the few people who must have a screen.

And yes, the 6-speed across the board is great, but as I said in the post above, the 3.5L was a solid performer...but just not what the Aura needed or should have had to do well. No budget V6, but rather two highly refined and sophisticated 4-cyl and V6 combo's with a 6-speed.

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