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Has anyone other than me noticed the apparent weakness in the roof. While cleaning the car I had occasion to press on the roof. To my amazement it flexed downward pretty easy. In fact in my younger days I have compressed beer cans that had more structural stability than the roof. The car must have very strong corner posts to protect the driver and passengers in the event of a roll over.
Also where the roof antenna attaches to the roof, it appears this area will allow water to leak into the passenger area.
Are my concerns warranted or am I just a worry wart?

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The roof being thin was covered in another post somewhere as I recall. As for the leaking, I am not sure. Try a search for the roof :)
 

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http://www.auto123.com/en/news/car-news/rollover-tests-performed-on-12-midsize-suvs-by-the-iihs?model=equinox&carid=1101200500&artid=119603

poorboy1942 said:
Has anyone other than me noticed the apparent weakness in the roof. While cleaning the car I had occasion to press on the roof. To my amazement it flexed downward pretty easy. In fact in my younger days I have compressed beer cans that had more structural stability than the roof. The car must have very strong corner posts to protect the driver and passengers in the event of a roll over.
Also where the roof antenna attaches to the roof, it appears this area will allow water to leak into the passenger area.
Are my concerns warranted or am I just a worry wart?

Bob
 

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Thats just the skin and its normal :) The frame under the skin is CONSIDERABLY stronger much like our skin vs our bones :)
 

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Terrains and Noxs made before march 2010 seems to have that skinny problem... Mine was built april end and my roof is rock solid.
 

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Mine was built mid March and its not so bad as describe here

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Terrains and Noxs made before march 2010 seems to have that skinny problem... Mine was built april end and my roof is rock solid.
 

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Could having the sunroof make any difference? Isn't there more bracing in the sunroof-equipped vehicle?
 

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On the website mentioned above they said that the quote is the best on the ones mades after march 2010. So i think that they made a change on the roof between these dates.
 
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