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Anyone subscribe to OnStar?

Old 06-17-16, 06:35 PM
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Anyone subscribe to OnStar?

My free three month trial is up and I got the call trying to sell me on the service. The top of the line service is more than $300 a year. I have GPS so I don't need turn by turn. I have a phone so I don't need the 30 minutes. I have AAA so I don't need roadside. The only real benefit I see is if you get in an accident on some deserted road and can't use your phone, or if the car gets stolen. What am I missing? Who signs up for this when the services appear so redundant?
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Old 06-17-16, 07:40 PM
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Re: Anyone subscribe to OnStar?

I've never felt the need to extend the trial on the few GM cars I've owned. My roadside assistance is covered through AMA, and I can't see any value to anything else that OnStar offers.
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Old 06-18-16, 08:54 PM
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Re: Anyone subscribe to OnStar?

Don't bother. It's not worth it.
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Old 06-18-16, 10:04 PM
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Re: Anyone subscribe to OnStar?

From the vault..

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Old 06-19-16, 01:01 PM
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Re: Anyone subscribe to OnStar?

I have OnStar, I use it to call out while driving, my car is not Bluetooth enabled and I like the reports that I get every month. I have just the basic service, I have used it 3-4 times to report an accidents, and last week there was a car on fire on the freeway, and I reported that.
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