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DSTOTY '08: Big-Bad SUVs
What is Dieselstation's best large SUV of the year?
Chevrolet Tahoe/GMC Yukon Hybrid [ 8 ] ** [26.67%]
Hummer H3 Alpha [ 4 ] ** [13.33%]
Toyota Land Cruiser [ 18 ] ** [60.00%]
Toyota Sequoia [ 0 ] ** [0.00%]
Total Votes: 30
  
clarkma5
post Feb 13 2008, 06:45 PM
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For more on the DieselStation Car of the Year '08 competition, please see this thread.

Chevrolet Tahoe/GMC Yukon Hybrid
Base MSRP:
$49,590 (Tahoe), $50,045 (Yukon)
Available Engines: 6.0 liter OHV 16-valve V8 with cylinder deactivation and hybrid system with 332 HP and 367 ft.-lbs. of torque.
Available Transmissions: 4-speed automatic transmission
Available Drivetrains: Rear wheel drive or 4-wheel drive
EPA Fuel Economy: 21 City/22 Highway (RWD), 20/20 (4WD)
Curb Weight: 5617-5835 lbs.







Hummer H3 Alpha
Base MSRP:
$39,160
Available Engines: 5.3 liter OHV 16-valve V8 with 300 HP and 320 ft.-lbs. of torque.
Available Transmissions: 4-speed automatic
Available Drivetrains: 4-wheel drive
EPA Fuel Economy: 13 City/16 Highway
Curb Weight: 4851 lbs.







Toyota Land Cruiser
Base MSRP:
$63,200
Available Engines: 5.7 liter DOHC 32-valve V8 with 381 HP and 401 ft.-lbs. of torque.
Available Transmissions: 6-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting mode
Available Drivetrains: 4-wheel drive
EPA Fuel Economy: 13 City/18 Highway
Curb Weight: 5690 lbs.







Toyota Sequoia
Base MSRP:
$34,150
Available Engines: 4.7 liter DOHC 32-valve V8 with 273 HP and 314 ft.-lbs. of torque, 5.7 liter DOHC 32-valve V8 with 381 HP and 401 ft.-lbs. of torque.
Available Transmissions: 5-speed automatic with manual shifting mode (4.7 only) or 6-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting mode (5.7 only)
Available Drivetrains: Rear wheel drive or 4-wheel drive (N/A on V6)
EPA Fuel Economy: 14/19 (5.7 RWD), 14/17 (4.7 RWD), 13/18 (5.7 4WD), 13/16 (4.7 4WD)
Curb Weight: 5680-6045 lbs.





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post Feb 13 2008, 06:47 PM
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Land Cruiser, without a doubt. thumbs_up.gif
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clarkma5
post Feb 13 2008, 06:53 PM
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H3 Alpha. Not like I particularly like it, but the other ones are just too big for me to cope with. And for what it's worth I do think it's the best product that Hummer makes...
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post Feb 13 2008, 07:06 PM
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QUOTE(clarkma5 @ Feb 13 2008, 07:53 PM) *
H3 Alpha. Not like I particularly like it, but the other ones are just too big for me to cope with. And for what it's worth I do think it's the best product that Hummer makes...

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post Feb 13 2008, 09:10 PM
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QUOTE(clarkma5 @ Feb 14 2008, 04:53 AM) *
And for what it's worth I do think it's the best product that Hummer makes...


That's not saying a lot.

As for me, I'd take the LandCruiser.
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post Feb 13 2008, 09:33 PM
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Land Cruiser is just the king of the whole segment.
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post Feb 13 2008, 11:56 PM
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I voted for the king. Yeah, you know who it is.
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post Feb 14 2008, 09:46 AM
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I would have voted for the landcruiser, but it's just too expensive.
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Synesthesia
post Feb 16 2008, 07:40 PM
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Holy shit look at what's happened to the Sequoia. It looks like a monster!! I voted for the LandCruiser. Can someone tell me why the hell it is so expensive?
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post Feb 16 2008, 07:43 PM
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I love how Clark is still the only H3 vote. tongue.gif
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post Feb 16 2008, 10:40 PM
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QUOTE(Synesthesia @ Feb 17 2008, 07:40 AM) *
Can someone tell me why the hell it is so expensive?


Because you live in the US.
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post Feb 17 2008, 02:21 AM
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Land Cruiser fo sho.
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post Feb 17 2008, 08:03 AM
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I went with the H3 cuz I voted only regarding to the look of the cars.
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