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View Poll Results: Why did you get the sedan over the hatch?
Save $$ 7 15.22%
Prefer the look 26 56.52%
Availability; wanted other options more 4 8.70%
Protection from Ninjas 7 15.22%
Didn't care 2 4.35%
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Old 01-18-2013, 05:31 PM   #71
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can we get a few more pictures, especially at night? Just for further clarification.
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Old 01-18-2013, 05:45 PM   #72
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can we get a few more pictures, especially at night? Just for further clarification.
Yeah - does the arrow light up at night or is it just painted white? We should probably make sure both the hatches and sedans have them.
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Old 01-18-2013, 05:49 PM   #73
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Yeah - does the arrow light up at night or is it just painted white? We should probably make sure both the hatches and sedans have them.
Yeah, no lets not go there.

The instrument cluster is the same for all models in North America, although the speedometers are specific to if they have the Metric or Imperial speeds as the larger numbers.
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Old 01-19-2013, 09:39 AM   #74
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I just dont like the look of hatchbacks at all. First time I saw it, it just blew my mind and it's a all around car for everything. I love my Sedan!
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Old 01-19-2013, 09:47 AM   #75
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I test drove the sedan and I did like it, but there wasn't enough room in it to carry what I needed to carry, so I opted for the hatch. I think I would have been just as happy with the sedan though if cargo space hadn't been an issue.
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Old 01-19-2013, 10:35 AM   #76
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I had no idea that's what that arrow meant! I thought it was just pointing to the guage "This is your fuel meter"
Lol, easy enough mistake to make! That's really funny though :P
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Old 01-19-2013, 03:02 PM   #77
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I went in thinking about a hatch... but when i compared the two side by side I kept looking at the sedan more and more.... long story short I ended up ordering a titanium sedan and haven't looked back :)
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Old 01-20-2013, 11:39 AM   #78
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The one I first bought was a hatch - loved the windshield wiper and overall look, but the speakers sounded lacking in treble... then finding out about the lack of backup sensors and 17" wheels (ice/stability) I went back.

The sedan I bought is lovely. The moonroof does drive down interior space a tad, but is a minor issue. The candy blue color is unique and I love it. I miss the rear windshield wiper, but the added safety features and larger wheels are great.

If I were to do it over again, I might have gotten another hatch... I'm ambivalent over MFT, but fuel economy should be better because of the (slightly) lesser amount of metal used in the sedan...
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Old 01-20-2013, 11:46 AM   #79
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I too prefer the sedan over the hatch. The hatch just looks incomplete. And I hate the placement of the tail lights it looks like all of the hatches are shaved and the rear bumper looks so out of place. The sedan just sits so much better when stanced. Above all back in '07 when I was car shopping we found a sedan for sale test drove it fell in love.

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Old 01-20-2013, 08:46 PM   #80
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i bought the sedan for a few reasons...

1) i wanted to keep the overall price of the car as low as i could. i know i could have saved more with the "S" model but i figured it only cost a few bucks more to get the basic options i wanted.

2) i prefer the looks of the sedan just a little bit more than the hatches. because it was less $ than the hatch was a bonus.

3) i like the idea of having a traditional trunk and just seemed to suit me better.

i do wish my car did come with a spoiler and fog lights, but it wasn't worth the extra $2,500 for the next higher options group... i bought it as an A-B car that gets good gas mileage and is fun to drive. and it looks cool doing it too...
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