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Pontiac G6 3 7.69%
Hyundai Sonata 20 51.28%
Pontiac Vibe 9 23.08%
Hyundai Elantra 7 17.95%
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Old 07-27-2009, 10:52 AM   #61
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We bought our first car in 1977, a VW Dasher. Even car novices like us found the Hondas to be scary little cars--the new ones test-drove terribly and the materials came across as extremely cheap, and the ones on the road were chock full of rust. Twenty years later we bought our first Honda.

New Hyundais imho are so far above those early Hondas and surveys of them in a few years will probably show their resale value has risen. So I wouldn't even consider a Hyundai's resale value if I were buying a new car--it will surely get better.

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Old 07-27-2009, 02:53 PM   #62
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I thought leather was about impossible in the south as they get so hot. No?
I was a little wary when we got our Accord with leather seats a few years ago, but it's really not a problem. When it's in the sun, it can be a little toasty, but not that bad IMO. I wear shorts all summer long and have never had to put a towel on my seat.

As far as the winter time goes, my car has bun warmers....ahhhhhh....

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I voted for the Sonata also.

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