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Old 4th January 2006, 11:13   #31
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hahaa,,, lookin cool.. at what cost the problem here is, at home there aint any "shelter" over the cars to protect them from sun, they are kept under sun. and same applies to our Office. the car will be under the sun from mornin to evening! chances of the BLACK color fading wud be very fast. but then, as i decided which car to take, sis is deciding what color!!! gals! they never understand the technicalities!
Ok now then its not such a wise decesion. Better opt for white or a grey tone then. Or at least get a car cover even before you buy the car. Remember a black car looks the best if its maintained and the worst if its not. But then again you probably knew that.
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Old 4th January 2006, 14:26   #32
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Accord starts like a diesel ? Thats a bit overboard. Honda engines are typically ultra refined and I find this a tough one to digest.

as i said, it could have been a problem with the Test Drive car, but then, i am driving a Tucson daily, and when starting the Accord, it felt like starting the Tucson. the smoothness of a petrol engine wasnt there...


Anshuman: the Sonata V6 is also on its way for sure, but when, i wudnt know.

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The 1.5L difference would be partly made up in resale value.
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Accord starts like a diesel ? Thats a bit overboard. Honda engines are typically ultra refined and I find this a tough one to digest.
Its surprising he didnt call it a locomotive!!
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welll our locomotives are now all electric! hardly any diesel/coal onez left! so yea, aint that bad thou.
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as i said, it could have been a problem with the Test Drive car, but then, i am driving a Tucson daily, and when starting the Accord, it felt like starting the Tucson. the smoothness of a petrol engine wasnt there...


Anshuman: the Sonata V6 is also on its way for sure, but when, i wudnt know.
i doubt there would be a market for the v6 though. People havent actually taken to the new sonata's looks. But the engine is a different matter altogether.
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day by day i am now seeing more of Sonata's on HYD Roads, 90 % of them are either Black or White! none blue :(
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My friend who is also the hyundai dealer here is getting one for himself. so lets see how the colour looks in real life!!
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hahaa,,, lookin cool.. at what cost the problem here is, at home there aint any "shelter" over the cars to protect them from sun, they are kept under sun. and same applies to our Office. the car will be under the sun from mornin to evening! chances of the BLACK color fading wud be very fast. but then, as i decided which car to take, sis is deciding what color!!! gals! they never understand the technicalities!

hey buddy was reading through the whoole post seeing how well u defend hyundai and at times i too felt the embera had a edge over the accords and camry(not menitoned here)...but saying the color black "fades" is t true. i have owned many a black cars..with my humble cielo which was balck..and after subjecting it to harsh treatment it has not loooked a faint less black than what i had brought it in. also my camry is also blsck ...i always htink black cars add to the look of the car..i agre its hadr to maintain it...as my camry has started showing scrathces already...but not faded...nowadays car companies use good dyes and paints in their cars just like hyundai does to their cars...those were in the past..black color now even on a m800 resists fading....cheers....
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hey RAcing, well so u are a black lover too

I personally do like black a lot, but yea, dad also feels the same as u abt black making the car look more classy kinda.

White's making the Laura look too dull, jus saw the black and white both yesterday.
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Yes white is what i call the taxi cab colour!!
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actually white color commands a higher premium u know....
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yes cause cabbies wanna but them later and put diesel engines in them.
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or maybe put GAS! natural, rite outta their a**! hahahahaa
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ok nothing much different between the 2 cars.

I would vote for sonata as it is cheaper.

But for me ford mondeo is way better car than the other two.
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