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    rear visabilty is a little lacking but that is what side view mirrors are for. (where's the winky emoji) I'm usually scanning forward for popo, they won't get me from the back
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    Quote Originally Posted by POS VETT View Post
    Outward visibility is not an issue in my case. The rear-view camera helps a lot when reversing and attempting to get as close as possible to an object.

    Blind spot problem is alleviated with the convex mirror. I'm not one to rely on the blind spot monitoring; my Stinger GT is equipped with such feature but I don't use it. I still use the old-school method.
    Exactly. I should have mentioned, always turn your head and look before changing lanes!
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    Great! Thank you all for your input.
    I hope to report back soon with a new car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mzones View Post
    When test driving them the visibility seemed a bit limited out the rear, and somewhat out of the sides as well.
    Agreed. Initially, reduced rear visibility was a shock. After three months of ownership, I've got used to it. When reversing, the side mirrors and rear view camera are essential.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mzones View Post
    Hey folks. I can't say I'm a Stinger owner yet but I am looking at a couple of options and I'm hoping you would be so kind as to offer input.
    I'm considering a used '18 Silky Silver GT1 with red interior (which is really my color preference) or a '19 white GT1, also with red interior. When test driving them the visibility seemed a bit limited out the rear, and somewhat out of the sides as well. The '18 does not have blind spot warning and the '19 does. So I'm wondering how important that feature is, or do you just get used to those spots after driving for a while?

    Thanks in advance for any information you can provide.
    I'd recommend getting the blind spot warning. I was used to a car that had a narrow B-pillar and the Stinger's is substantially larger. I still turn my head and look, but the blind spot warning light gives me extra confidence when switching lanes.
    That being said, I actually waited until 2019 and stepped up to the GT2. I didn't need the extra horsepower of the GT (but it's fun nonetheless). What I really wanted was the 360 camera view on the GT2. It makes it so much easier when maneuvering into tight parking spaces!

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    Quote Originally Posted by nhcowboy28 View Post
    Better then...

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    It�s always relative. Heck, my ford exploder has MASSIVE A pillars. I couldn�t see cars on my right front side if I was turning left onto a street.

    You get used to it.
    Very true

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    In my GT, I don't carry any passengers, so I removed the three rear head rests that partially block the rear window. Got a
    much view out the rear.

 

 
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