Originally Posted by PratoN
When the hell did this happen and why am I always the last to find out?
Thats for Canada, we don't get those in the U.S. The U.S. gets screwed again even though the cars are all built right here in Michigan. No heated 2nd row seats for us.
This was what the 2013 order guide looked like for the U.S. spec cars.
"ALL "SE APPEARANCE" SERIES EQUIPMENT PLUS:
— Sony® Branded
— 10 Speakers
Beltline Molding – Chrome
Dual-Zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Control
Floor Mats – 2nd Row
Grille – Piano Black
Heated 1st Row Seats
Heated Mirrors with Puddle Lamps
Intelligent Access with Push Button Start
Metallic Interior Trim Finish – Door pulls and register
Rear View Camera
Remote Start with Automatic Transmission
Reverse Sensing System
SYNC® with MyFord Touch® – Voice-Activated
Communications and Entertainment with 911 assist® &
Vehicle Health Reports. Includes SYNC® Services (Traffic
reports, GPS based turn-by-turn driving directions and
information services). Available on SE, Standard on Titanium
Note: SYNC® Services receive a complimentary three year prepaid
subscription (one phone/primary account)
Transmission – 6-speed PowerShift Automatic with
Wheels – 17” Sport Aluminum
Windows – Power with Global 1-Touch Up/Down"
The U.S. Ti forces leather seats as the SE appearance package includes Leather, the Canadians can still order their Tis with cloth seats if desired.