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Old 08-14-2012, 01:08 AM   #1
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I'm about to trade my Focus in for the new Hyundai i30 Hatch





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Old 08-14-2012, 01:45 AM   #2
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The Hyundai is appealing in the front, ugly in the rear, and boring I. the interior.. but either way that's only ny opinion. Congrats on the trade
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Old 08-14-2012, 02:00 AM   #3
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I guess beauty is in the eye of the beholder, I never did like the rear of the Focus especially the rear window and diffuser, the i30 looks much neater.



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Old 08-14-2012, 02:49 AM   #4
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Sorry to see an Aussie go. All the best with your new car man.
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Old 08-14-2012, 04:43 AM   #5
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Deal not done yet they only offered me $16-17,000 as a trade-in, my car is a 2011 and has 20,000klm on the speedo. So it looks like I will be keeping my Focus Trend for a while yet, maybe a good thing . LOL
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Old 08-14-2012, 07:06 AM   #6
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Why trade the car in Ross? Has it been unreliable? Switching from a Focus to a I30 does not make much sense, just a change for the sake of change. Honestly, the front end of both cars are nearly identical. The rear end of the Hyundai just looks droopy. Focus rear end is better.

Hyundai makes much nicer cars nowadays, but dynamically, sportiness and most likely safety, the Focus is the clear winner between the two. Save some money, enjoy the Focus and Have fun in life!
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Old 08-14-2012, 07:13 AM   #7
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The i30 is the best copy of the VW Golf Hyundai has made yet.
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Old 08-14-2012, 07:16 AM   #8
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The i30 is the best copy of the VW Golf Hyundai has made yet.
I was thinking stretched Mazda 2.
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Why trade the car in Ross? Has it been unreliable?
Yeah a little background info would be nice.
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I was thinking stretched Mazda 2.
Well it doesn't look like a Golf, but they benchmarked it for everything. Its a very important car for Hyundai in Europe.
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