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2012 Chevrolet Orlando

A Seven-Seater That Makes The Grass Look Greener Let's do a quick recap of famous people, places and things that bear the name Orlando. There is the hunky Hollywood star Orlando Bloom, the not-so-hunky actor Tony Orlando, and there was even a 1992 chick-flick entitled, you guessed it, Orlando. While the name doesn't really imply anything uniquely Canadian, the new 2012 Chevrolet Orlando does because this is one Orlando that's only available in Canada, at least within the confines of North America. Even though the 2012 Chevrolet Orlando isn't available in the U.S., it has been... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
2.4L I4
Power:
174 HP / 171 LB-FT
Transmission:
6-Speed Auto
MSRP:
$19,995 CAD (base)
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    Spy Shots: U.S.-bound production Chevy Orlando
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    Our spies have just caught a prototype out winter testing that appears to be the production Chevy Orlando that's destined for sale in the U.S. sometime during 2011. From what we can tell, the production version will be remarkably faithful to the Orlando concept that debuted at the Paris Motor Show last fall and was shown for the first time in North ...

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    GM confirms Orlando for U.S., looking at making it a Voltec PHEV
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    In many ways, the future of the Voltec drivetrain is the future of GM. A big success with this plug-in architecture will go a long way to giving the company enough money to pay the American citizens back for that loan we gave them. The big question is how many vehicles will end up with the big battery pack and the plug? With a production Cadillac Converj ...

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    U.S. may miss out on production Chevy Orlando
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    Just a few days ago, we got to see Chevy unveil the Orlando concept at the Paris Motor Show. We surmised at the time that this seven-seat multi-purpose vehicle seems like the logical next step for the idea that General Motors started with the Chevy HHR. Perhaps it won't be. Motor Authority is claiming that the production version of the Orlando won't be ...

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    Paris 2008: Chevy Orlando unceremoniously revealed online
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    Live images of the Chevy Orlando, possibly shot during GM's own photo session, have surfaced online, showing the seven-seat crossover in all its conceptual glory ahead of its unveiling at the Paris Motor Show next week.The Orlando shares the same Delta II platform as the Chevy Cruze, with power provide by a 2.0-liter turbodiesel, and blends some ...

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    Chevy Orlando Concept reveals its rear
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    The Chevy Orlando, due to be revealed at next month's Paris Motor Show, has turned tail and the rendering doesn't look half-bad. It's mildly reminiscent of the Audi A2 from way back when, in an exaggerated, chunked-up way, and we get a little Volvo feeling from the sculpted area of the rear lights. Overall, we give it a thumbs up.The Orlando is a compact ...

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    Paris Preview: Chevy Orlando concept previews compact 7-seater for Europe
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    GM has announced that it will unveil the Chevy Orlando show car at the Paris Motor Show next month. The compact 7-seat crossover has a 105-inch wheelbase, rides on the same platform (Delta II) as the Chevy Cruze and gets turbodiesel power from a 2.0-liter four. The Orlando and the Chevy Tacuma prototype caught testing in disguise would appear to be one ...

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    Orlando bans boring old Camry hybrid from sedan car service
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    T.J. Donaghy runs a chauffeured car hire service in Orlando, Florida. It's one of those services that you can call up and a driver turns up at your door in a big black sedan to shuttle you around and you pay by the hour. The Lincoln Town Car has been the staple of such services for what seems like eons. In this age of $4+/gallon gas, Donaghy figured an ...

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    Fuel economy not luxurious enough according to Orlando
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    Corporate clients have long grown accustomed to being shuttled around in the back seats of Panther-platform Fords. The throwback Town Car that most car services run doesn't exactly sip fuel, so T.J. Donaghy of Orlando, Florida decided a Toyota Camry Hybrid would be a good addition to his fleet at Aristocrat Transportation. City officials have denied ...

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    Ford begins deliveries of H2 shuttle buses
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    Ford has just delivered the first four of a fleet of eight E-450 shuttle buses powered by hydrogen in Orlando Florida. The shuttles will be used to move passengers around the Orlando Airport and the Orlando Convention Center. The buses use Ford's 6.8L V-10 with an added supercharger and fuel system modified to use hydrogen gas. Since the buses are being ...

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    Orlando man flips city the painted 'Bird in code protest
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    Mike Cordi of Orlando believes he's fighting a war with the city's code enforcement officials, and he's painted his Ford Thunderbird in protest. The T-Bird even has a battle scene set up on the trunklid, depicting his battle with the city. Cordi indicates that the standoff began when the city cited him for putting a boat and cars in his yard, subsequently ...

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    Revenge of the Touareg
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    Thrill-seekers and theme park junkies, take note -- Volkswagen has signed a deal with Universal Studios to include the Touareg in its "psychological thrill" park ride, "The Revenge of the Mummy," at its Hollywood and Orlando theme parks. Based on the movie of the same name, "The Revenge of the Mummy" begins as a ...

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