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How much body flexing in the Terrain?

NONE ;D

I have this helluva a ramp coming out of the alley onto the street, the exit is kind of sideways and put a hell of a load on the structure.. to make story short the following cars flexed like a rubber rafter:
Audi A6 2002
Honda CR-V 2007
Ford Escape 2002
Mazda B2000 1992
Chevy Lumina 1988
Ford Explorer 2002
.. and others that I can't remember


That Terrain is SOLID. I'm so happy.. I just wanted to share some joy...
 

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In many ways this is good, shows good structural integrity which will come handy in the event of an accident. So it has good engineering and it's good to know they didn't whip up a standard box that was welded together..
So many many-miles before the body is rattling and the driving won't deteriorate.. Good stuff!
 

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That is the door vibrating to a solid body not the same a flexing.. flexing is when you park with one wheel on he curb (in example) and the doors won't open or close freely.
 

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That is the door vibrating to a solid body not the same a flexing.. flexing is when you park with one wheel on he curb (in example) and the doors won't open or close freely.
Like the Jeep Cherokee I used to have... if you opened a door when it was on a garage lift, it wouldn't latch properly.
 

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I have a Nox, but the "solid" feel is one of the first things I noticed during my initial test drive...and then I went back and test drove the competition again...but the Nox still felt just as solid or more solid than any of them. Remember the "marble" test that Lexus used to tout years ago to demonstrate how small and tight fitting the body panels were? I'm sure the Nox/Terrain could easily pass that test. One of the things I notice is that when someone gets out and closes a door (not necessarily a slam) it nearly blows my eardrums out unless I have a window open a bit. :eek: :D
 
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