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Old 11-27-2012, 08:17 AM   #32
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Originally Posted by cbdallas View Post
Strange (and ashame) that it's not a D.I. engine. Would be great if it was going to be a 3-door stateside. It loses some of its good looks during the transition to 5-door. Looks fun, though.
I'm surprised at that as well. I thought that the moniker of 'Ecoboost' implied turbocharging and direct injection.

As far as 3/5 door, I have no preference, I think 3 doors looks better and 5 doors is more practical. Personally, I would buy the 5 door. But it would be nice to at least have the choice! The GTI sells plenty of 3 doors, the Volvo C30 is only 3 doors, and the Veloster has that asymmetrical layout for aesthetic reasons, so its not like 3 doors don't sell in America, which seems to be what Ford thinks.
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