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This is the interior of a 25k Mazda. Post something nicer that's under 40k.
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>>17708147
This is an NB miata. interior is fully customized.

Lotus (exige or elise?) seats, Personal steering wheel and a bunch of other goodies. this car is def under $40k
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>>17708147
People could but since its subjective you can just blow em off.
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>>17708147
this is how you do interior tech
the German model of bolting iPads to the dash and having blue lines running all over the place is fucking shit
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>>17708160
>Fully customized
>Rice seats and that's it
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>>17708229

the mazda looks much better to be honest
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>>17708160
Is his that guy on YouTube that has the 180hp all motor build? Looks nearly identical.
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>>17708229
Looks like a cheap knockoff of the Mazda. Oh wait it is.
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>>17708147
Nice try mazdacuck, go shill your failing company elsewhere.
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DESU I sat in one a few weeks ago and I have to say I have never seen a sub 20k car with such a nice interior. Even at 30k it would still pass.
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>>17708269
>no arguments
So you can't find a better interior?
>cuck shill
Careful not to use your entire vocabulary in one sentence bubs
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sv6 commodore interior.
Looks much better than that mazdo if you ask me.
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>>17708321
>Cups block access to shifter
>Retarded vent shape
Wrong
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>>17708245
lol yup thats him Quinn of GQM garage. i saw him in person a few weeks ago when he hosted a meet.

car looks way better in person

>>17708236
I personally don't know all of the details its not my car. I just named 2 and said it has a bunch of other goodies. its not my car. skip to 7:30 if you want all the details on the interior.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyd5mfwMLIY
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>>17708236
Also

>these seats
>Rice

yikes, sounds like you have bad taste.
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>>17708326
better than no cup holders and the fucks wrong with you?
the vents look fine.
pic looks bad.
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>>17708147
1969 chevrolet camaro interior
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>>17708289
>tachometer that prominent in an automatic
why? In a manual yes, but in an auto it just seems pointless.
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>>17708245
and a pic of his engine bay
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>>17708245
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>>17708360
Probably because a lot of them are manual.
most of the base model mazda 2 and 3's are.
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>>17708147
I work at a Mazda dealer and I do have to say the interiors are near perfect for a non-luxury car. It's not just the materials and good looks, it's the awesome layout too. Everything from the radio, nav, and ac controls is just so intuitive and comfortable to use. Highly recommend you sit in one to really appreciate it, pictures really suck for showing off interiors.
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Like a jewel. Mk7 golf.
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>>17708355
Is the handle for when it rolls over in a turn?
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>>17708401
>implying the 69 camaro can't turn
they actually turn pretty good.
one of the best race cars throughout the 70's.
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>>17708422
I know. I'm just an ass sometimes.
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>>17708340
>>17708371
>>17708378
One of the Miatas I strive to be as great as. But I never will.
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>>17708353
Literally retarded shapeless blobs. The best way I could describe this interior is that the car wishes it no longer existed.
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>>17708379
True, it'd be a lot more effort to redesign the gauges just for automatic variants
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>>17708495
Not gonna lie, dude is kind of a dick IRL.

loves talking about himself but w/e he has cool cars.
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>>17708523
Doesn't surprise me. Most of the people with the nicest cars (built or bought) are pretentious about it.
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Jesus, you think that's nice?

Cheap plastics, and soft touch everywhere. Plastic seams sharp enough to cut you.

Meet the car of your wet dreams.
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>>17708321
Shit taste pleb
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>>17708147
Ok
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>>17708546
Ummm what is it?
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>>17708462
Interior of the new ones are nicer, but then I like black interiors.
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>>17708551
>that chintzy fake wood
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>>17708560
The autistic vents around the iPad keep getting smaller and smaller
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>>17708513
>The best way I could describe this interior is that the car wishes it no longer existed.
Great way of describing the mazda interior after comparing it to a Holden.
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>>17708554
Buick Regal Sportback.
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>>17708568
>Hurrr
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>>17708571
>Buick
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>>17708561
What's wrong with fake wood? It looks and feels nice.
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>>17708611
The fact that they want it to have wood in it but are too cheap to actually use wood.
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>>17708611
It's not real wood.
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>>17708245
>180hp all motor build
what post mods
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>>17708378
>tfw my engine bay will never look like this
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>>17708229
looks like a challenger a cmaro and an audi had a dsgusting baby
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>>17708661
TWM ITB's
2002 Stock Bottom End
BP4W Shaved Head, No Porting
11.5:1 Compression
264 / 264 10mm Lift Cams
Mazdaspeed SUB Lifters
Supertech Valvetrain
7800 RPM Rev Limit
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>>17708561
Funny story s class benz uses fake wood too. at least in 2014
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>>17708733
You're merely confirming his point. S Class is a literal piece of shit disposable grocery getter.
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>>17708733
Mercedes interiors in general just underwhelm me. Both my parents own one, neither feel all that premium for their price.
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>>17708772
Shit storm of buttons that are all the same shape.
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>>17708566
In what way are the vents autistic? Honestly it's the first car I've been in that the touch screen integration into the center console wasn't autistic.
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>>17708772
>>17708760
>>17708733
>>17708795

Mercades doesn't make real luxury. They make nice looking cars. Cadillac makes (or at least made) the best luxury car
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>>17708795
And a blank button just off-middle to fuck with you. Pass.
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>>17708585
Better than Toyota quality.
Better than BMW luxury.
Better than non AMG Mercedes performance

What do you drive again?
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>>17708956
Yeah sure kid.
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>>17708147
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>>17708147
Here you go, OP.
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anythingunder40kthathasamanualtransmission.jaypeegee
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>>17709418
>>17709469
This guy gets it.
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>>17708147
>25k
Try more like 33k
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>>17708229

ugly korean-american rapebaby interior

and that KIA badge absolutely destroys any chance it had of being nice

their next move should honestly be to re-design the KIA logo, it's fucking horrendous and gay
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If the Mazdas could figure out how to do retractable screens it'd be GOAT.
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>>17708289
>>17708147

Agreed. Mazda interiors are great. After my Mazda got smashed up the insurance company gave me a Chevy Cruze as a rental.

Holy fuck, what a disgusting piece of shit - inside and out. Everything on it felt so incredibly cheap - the plastics were like the kind of plastic packaging you'd throw away after unwrapping a taco kit or something. GM interiors are notoriously disgusting, but that shitbox takes it to another level.
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>>17708147

>physical gauges

What is this, the middle ages?
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>>17708147
>Post something nicer that's under 40k.
A used Volvo.
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God dammit why didn't I buy a mazda
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>>17709533

>Volvo C30 - c.2013
>nicer

lol
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>>17709518

As opposed to what? Digital gauges? That's fucking silly, analog gauges are infinitely better and more precise.

Or are you some faggot memester who thinks giant phablet screens belong in the middle of the dash?
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>>17709515
Late 90's/2000's was the worst era for design.
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>>17709556
see
>>17709405
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>>17708956
Mercury, fucker. Brand engineering is the only engineering
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>>17708189
the only brands that do that are merc and tesla and merc isn't even that bad because they at least give a shit about designing the rest of the car unlike tesla where they literally bolt a screen to the dash of some barren wasteland of an interior and call it a day
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>this is an econobox
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>>17709835
good thing mazda stepped their shit up, I'm sure volkswagen was getting tired of being the only budget car with an interior that not only wasn't disgusting, but was something somebody would actually enjoy looking at every day
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>top tier good looking well put together interior
>hideous almost entirely protruding baby screen in the middle that you cant take out
This shit makes me so mad what were they thinking.
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>>17709883
I think it looks better than the embedded screens. Fight me.
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>>17709898
I wouldnt mind it so much if it looked higher quality
It's thick, wide bezels, and looks/feels like cheap plastic
oh well, could be worse
could be the base model ND headunit
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>>17709920
what the fuck bro

who ok'd this
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>>17708962
Suck a dick, faggot.
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>>17710071
>jd power

and you're a real person, not an actor right
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these interiors are so good compared to my 2002 shitbox.

Man, it's going to be a long ass 3 years before im done with my apprenticeship so I can finally afford to >buy new

hold me /o/ im going to cry
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1st gen 300C
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>>17710082
>When I don't know what I'm talking about I just stream of consciousness sperg because I suck fat cock uncontrollably.

That's what you sound like right now.

Go back to /r9k/.
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>>17710071
The Regal TourX looks brilliant
what price range should I expect?
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>>17710225
It currently starts at 35, so expect around that.
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>>17710201
are you allowed to be so vulgar in your posts or do (((they))) subtract shekels from your check?
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>>17710071
I don't care about whatever you're sperging about but what is a problem according to this chart? For all we know they've been counting blown headlights. Are the cars brand new or destroyed? What's your favorite kind of pee pee to sit on?
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>>17708147
Shit looks familiar....

Granted, I wish Fiat would have used the Abarth scorpion for the steering wheel emblem instead of the generic Fiat badge. The Mazda badge suits the steering wheel much better
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>>17710327

i thought they were going to have the correct badging for my17, what happened?
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>>17710329
Not sure. All the sales staff thought this too, but they haven't seen any Abarth's come through with them yet

There were a couple of other small interior quirks they pointed out that are apparently supposed to get solved as well

-My brake/gas/clutch pedal all have metal facings, but the dead pedal only has a plastic cover, it's supposed to be metal if the pedals are metal

-Steering wheel and dash have red stitching but the shift boot and parking brake boot don't(still black), it's supposed to be red to match
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>>17710383

does it at least have the red band on top of the steering wheel?
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>>17710424
Sadly no, but that I am ok with

I've actually ordered alcantarea boots for the shifter/brake that do have the red stitching and a metal cover for the dead pedal off the Mopar catalog, so those particular issues should be resolved by next week
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>>17708147
>Leather boot on an auto
>Automatic handbrake
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>>17710232
Are you pretending to be stupid? Or just really this stupid?
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>>17710244
At least get your own insult so you don't just blurt out you're on the fucking spectrum.
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>>17708147

I'm actually looking at getting a Mazda as my next dd. The interiors look nice as fuck
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>>17708147
My dad picked up a C300 for $37,900 out the door.
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>>17708733
Only the outer most layer is not wood
The wooden trim consists of bthin piece of wood stackes together with some metal plate pieces in between for reinforcement
At least that's how it is on my w203
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>>17710975
That looks cool
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>>17710975
God i love newer Mercedes interiors
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>>17710071
>2015

Nice meme, how can you be so lazy? The most recent one is available with a 5 second Google search, it would invalidate your bullshit claim, but you wouldn't look nearly as autistic
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>>17708546
You're fucking retarded. Not everyone wants a "luxury" piece of shit. We are talking about interiors that are really nice for being non luxury cars
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I don't think you understand how "analog" gauges in any car from the past two decades work.
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>>17709920
Why couldn't they have just had Double Din? It would be god machine.
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>>17710071
Muh graphs.
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>>17709478
this

the 30k option doesn't have the white leather seats but is still ok
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Mustang looks rather comfy, is it?
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id rather a car that didnt catch fire. thanks
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>>17711555
Indicator/wiper stalks and the headlight switch are the same than in my Focus lol
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>>17709818
Most everyone has in-dash touchscreens these days, drives me nuts. Not as intense as Tesla (where it makes sense) but basically every car feels like a phablet is the center of the dash. I like this pop-up screen at least.
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>>17711694
Do you find them bad or something?
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This one looks amazing.
Brand new too.
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>>17708321
My BA has a better interior than that.
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>>17711769
my eyes
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>>17709835
>muh cherry picked full optional interior
>muh studio light and photoshop

In real world you'll be surprised to know that the leather is nowhere as good and thick as the one found in a premium car, the plastic are nowhere as soft and so is the assembly.
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>>17708360
parts binning
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>>17712013
Still looks better than any comparable shitbox
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>>17711962
FIX
IT
AGAIN
TONY
Jokes aside, I drive an AU and its a decent car
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>>17709571
I like the instrument cluster in my fusion. You can manipulate the info displayed on the two screens solely via controls on the steering wheel and you can see direction or direction/roadname/next turn (GPS, last one if on a route) along with changing radio stations and seeing song info, manipulating the climate controls (fan/set temp, etc.) and a variety of info (trip info, gauges displayed, etc.) on the left screen.

As far as digital vs. analog, analog needles are now driven by computers. I've driven Ford, Chevy, and Toyota cars as rentals for tens of thousands of miles. If you hit a race condition (a condition in software where an input is expected in a certain period of time and the software doesn't get it for whatever reason), the software crashes and restarts. What will happen is while driving, all your needles will dip to zero, go to full movement and back to zero again, and then recover to your actual speed.

So as far as "preciseness" of a digital display vs. analog needle in any new car, don't kid yourself.
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>>17708371
>>17708378
What are those light brown/yellow hoses going to? Sone kind of breather?
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>>17710483

I got one, 2017 sport

Shit is great, recommend it
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>>17708383
Even with leather seats the modern VW interiors look pathetic.
Compare the amount of the areas covered with real leather, not with glossy or bullshit 1 dollar shop plastic.
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>>17711769
Looks "great" once you realise that

>the fucking climate control has only to be operated through the touchscreen

You have to look at it while you're driving or worse you also have to navigate through tabs to reach the AC one.

If the screen broke or froze with the AC stuck on a high temperature at maximum speed (eg. defrosting during winter) you're fucked up

>the steering wheel cover the dashboard and it WILL disturb you when you're driving

>the faggy piano black will be covered in fingerprints after 10 minutes

>the driving position is trash (see Peugeot 308) and you have to move the steering wheel down if you want to see the screen in front of you

Just french cars things.
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>>17708147
No contest
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>>17712799
Why does people like light interiors? Especially white. It doesn't look comfy at all.
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>>17712835
>$50.000+ car
>glued tablet
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>>17712835
once i make it, im buying equivalent audi s4/rs4 of the year.
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>>17712835
nice Passat
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>>17712842
its just design choice
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>>17712853
An incredibly ugly one at that. Makes the whole thing look unfinished, like they had no time to integrate it into the design so they just stuck it on there.
Last gen at least made an effort to integrate it.
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>>17712322

Sounds like something that would happen in a GM product for sure, and possibly a Ford. I'd be surprised if that happened in a Toyota.

Also you're driving busted-ass shitty rental cars that aren't working properly - hardly a benchmark to measure from.
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>>17712853
No it isn't, it's a cheap trick to reduce costs since the same thing has been done by many other car makers, premium also.

I can accept this sort of things from Mazda, Fiat, volkswagen, Opel, Renault, etc., brands which have to keep their prices accessible for the masses, But not from some company charging premium money for a product which should be more advanced both technically and style wise.

>pic related is how it should be done with innovation (decó screen)
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>>17710327
man I really dislike alcantara
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>>17713086
>But not from some company charging premium money for a product which should be more advanced both technically and style wise
meanwhile it's just a VW, the entire Audi brand is a total scam
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>>17713102
People who buy Audi deserve to be scammed
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>>17710071
buick probably only sold 110 cars in 2015
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>>17708571
Opel Insignia*
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>>17713018

Worth contemplating?

http://www.nesfieldmotorhouse.co.uk/used-cars/nissan-300-3-0-zx-targa-3dr-bradford-201612060382192
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>>17710327
>Abarth logo

Time ago I explained that in the USA Abarth is only a trim for your "eligible" Fiat model and is not a separate brand like in Europe.

They called me mad, but the badge on your steering wheel says that I was right: it's a Fiat 124 Abarth, not an Abarth 124.

It surely has something to do with this and I really don't know why this did this shit since the 500 has its own abarth logo...buy the logos from eBay and swap them.
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>>17713140
>http://www.nesfieldmotorhouse.co.uk/used-cars/nissan-300-3-0-zx-targa-3dr-bradford-201612060382192

The 3.0 TT was the best of the bunch, but also the most tempermental. Non-turbo models are far more reliable and won't cost as much in ownership, but the people I've known who own TTs love them. It's sort of a love-hate relationship, so as long as you have some disposable income and like to problem solve, it looks promising.

FYI though, most 300s didn't come with the digital dash, and I'm not sure about foreign (non US/Canada) markets. Could always upgrade to it if you wanted.
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>>17713161
Thanks.
I assume then that most issues were related to the turbo and intake, etc?
Tend to enjoy working on cars, but if it were to break frequently that would be a major frustration.
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>>17713140
TWENTY-ONE FEET OF INTAKE PIPING
Keep that in mind.
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>>17710071
Good job, you have triggered half this board.
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>>17711555
I hated it
I dont get into new cars often so I'm not use to this 'fake carbon fiber on the plastics' meme
I sat in one and immediately did a 360 and just left the dealership.
Why would you cover the ENTIRE dash with that shit
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>>17708289
Mazda was always good at aesthetics.
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>>17713246
>did a 360
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>>17713179

Yes, turbos seemed to foul up a lot. Lots of guys install catch cans almost immediately, because of how the PCV was set up. Basically, it's in a place that *can* allow oil to splash up, effectively venting more than just blow-by out the PCV. You then get a pretty filthy intake, as well as valves.

Like I said, if you like to problem solve/work on a car, it's really a good one. There's infinite knowledge online, and the guys who own them are pretty enthusiastic (I've only seen MR2 owners get bigger boners for their cars).

The cars were also known for some electrical gremlins, so you'll probably get pretty well versed in wiring if you aren't already.

Oh, and like most every T-top, you'll probably get some leaking around the seals if you drive it in the rain.
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>>17708360
it's got a sequential manual mode, even if you're not really revmatching it can be helpful
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>>17708772
C class (especially that model range) aren't really luxury, same with bmw 3 series. Only really s class and 7 series
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>>17713278
How new are you?
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>>17708462
absolutely disgusting
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>>17712815
Because you're an edgelord who prefer black and red.
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>>17713488
It's an E class and he's listening to some hipster libcuck music
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>>17708686
The Camaro cockpit is kinda neat, but what is the purpose of those huge bumps on top of the dash? Isn't the visibility bad enough as it is?
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>>17713285
back to /asp/
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Maximum interior design, maximum comfy.
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>>17709556
truly god tier
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>>17713246
I think that's aluminum.
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>>17709556
Oh someone already posted this.
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>>17708560

GM always uses some proprietary fake plastic chrome and it LOOKS and FEELS cheap as fucking hell. It's total shit, like the chrome you'd find on some $1 vending machine toy.
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>>17713658

fuckin plywood interior?
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>>17713658
>curved wood

literally shaking
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>>17713625
>a fucking TV remote in the middle of your dash
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>>17713694
>what is plywood
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>>17713690
The same as Toyota and Lexus (yes especially these): wannabe polished aluminium which feels cheap.
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>>17713625
>>17713658
This part looks nice when it's in good shape, but fuck me does it get ugly quick once it starts getting scratched up and otherwise damaged.
t. occasional V50 co-driver
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>>17713706

Not sure if you genuinely don't know what plywood is, so here you go.
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>>17713625

>let's use """"REAL WOOD""""
>but not solid wood, or even a solid cheap grade of wood
>let's use some off-the-rack plywood from fucking Lowes

Christ almighty Volvo can't die soon enough.
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>>17713737
t. chevy malibu driver
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>>17713658

>Volvo C50 with the option Bob Vila package

>>17713690

Not even close to being the same. GM interiors are in a whole other class of shit-tier cheapness. Companies like Mazda offer budget/economy cars with GREAT interiors, made even better when you consider their price point.

GM has always sucked with interiors - always.
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>>17713706

An inexpensive substitute for solid wood. Made from thin sheets of wood, usually carved off when trimming/milling larger pieces of lumber. Bonded together with resins and high pressure to create fairly strong, flat sheets of wood product. Due to its unattractive appearance, plywood is almost always relegated to internal/non-visible functions, such as subflooring or wallboards that will be covered up.

Perhaps Volvo will grace us with an OSB interior next? Maybe some particleboard seats?

>>17713704

Kek.

>>17713707

Don't even try to compare Toyota and Lexus to GM. GM is infinitely shittier, but for a reason. GM owners are stupid white trash/niggers who destroy their interiors with McDonalds garbage and cigarettes, so there's no point in making them nice. Points go to GM for knowing their inbred customers, I suppose.

Pic very related, a car with a real interior made of real solid wood and high grade leather.
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>>17713737

They can't bend real wood that tight, it has to be re-sawn, bent and glued into that shape. Unless you machine it out of whatever stock you have, but that's wasteful as hell.
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>>17713179
That thumbnail looks like a Salvador Dali painting.
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>>17713694
How else are you suppose to have wood with a bend? Saw every interior piece from a solid block?
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>>17713802

It's not "wasteful" you fucking dolt - it's the hallmark of quality. A high-end automaker who truly cares about quality WOULD mill that piece from a solid stock of oak. They wouldn't slap some fucking Minwax'd plywood in the middle and call it a day.

That reeks of cheap, gimmicky bullshit on Volvo's part. Better off just using plastic with a fake woodgrain texture, it ultimately has the same effect.

And a real automaker would take the time to maximize their use of that stock. If they wanted an interior whose focus was on natural materials, such as real wood, they'd find a few more areas to incorporate it, using up the stock they've trimmed away for the larger piece. Make some hoods for the vents, or a centre accent for the steering wheel. Maybe some thin wood bezels for the gauge cluster. Or the buttons/dials. There's a million options, and Volvo took the laziest approach with this already fuck-ugly interior.

Not a day goes by that I don't find another reason to hate them as a company. I truly hope they DO go "all-electric" by 2020 - it will absolutely be the end of their shitass brand.
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>>17713839
>Volvo not a real automaker now

OKAY

BYE
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>>17713818

FYI, you can bend solid wood too. Typically, if an automaker wants a specific look they'll choose to mill from a solid block, or they'll bend a solid piece.

OR if they're Volvo, they'll send Ahmed to Lowes for some $12.99 sheets.

Vid related, watch and learn.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCzNJgYPftc
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>>17713844
Volvo died after the 850.
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>>17713844

>dmg ctrl
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>>17713848
>what is high end designer furniture
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>>17713848
>re-sawn and then bent

YOU watch the video!
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>>17713849

This. They're nothing like their roots. 850 was a solid, no-nonsense workhorse. It didn't try to be something it wasn't.

Volvo somehow thinks it's now a """LUXURY""" brand, though I'm really not sure when or how they arrived at that conclusion. Their overarching identity has been one around simplicity and safety - NOT extravagance.

And their ineptitude at executing something as simple as a passable interior on a commuter car really shows. Shamefur dispray.

Maybe Volvo should focus less on their fuckin diversity hiring quotas and more on attracting proper engineers and designers.
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Why is every car interior today, like the edgiest of edge designs with 600 gorillion buttons?
Why isn't simplicity in design valued at all? I can only see the black plastics and grey metals dominate the interior. Where did red or beige go? Why the fuck is the only car that is simplistic in its design a fucking Model 3/S and a fucking Dacia Sandero.
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>>17713877
They had luxury variants of almost all their cars (160, 260, 760, 960), but the workhorses (x40) obviously sold more.
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>>17713865

>""""HIGH END DESIGN FURNITURE""""

That's IKEA-tier shit you've posted. You know literally nothing of what you speak.

As someone who works with millwrights, designers, and clients 5-6 days a week, I can tell you that the shit you posted cost a few hundred dollars to manufacture.

Solid wood furniture is inherently more expensive, and therefore more desirable. Simply finding the correct pieces of wood to work with requires time and human effort - plywood does not. If you don't like the grain you see, you simply bond a different grain to the exterior.

Solid wood grain is continuous - it limits your choices and requires way more involvement. Fuck it up? Start over from scratch. Fuck up plywood? Pull another piece from the bin and have your CNC wood router plop out another one.

>/o/ - Wooden Furniture
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>>17713868

I don't think you understand the difference between plywood and solid wood if you're still not getting it.

Perhaps you're trash?
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>>17713909
>but the workhorses (x40) obviously sold more.

And there's a reason for that.

Toyota sells "GT" and "top end" variants of their cars too - but the base model Corolla sells more than the decked out version Always has.
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>>17713911
This anon is obviously /diy/ dude
Listen to him
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>>17713911
Most things are covered in wood veneer. Prove me wrong
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What if it's just plastic /wrapped in wood finish/?
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>>17713911
You clearly don't undetstand how crazy people go for mid century furniture.
Pic related, Arne Jacobsen 7 chair designed in 1955, an instant classic to this day.

The bent Volvo interior is a nod to this and other classic pieces of Scandinavian design history.
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>>17713963

I wouldn't debate that because it's true. Most thing these days are made poorly/cheaply.

That's why my home is filled with antiques and pre-war furniture. I've had some of it re-upholstered, but I do have an original La-Z-Boy from the 1930s. Made of solid wood and steel, still has the original springs and fabric.

There was a shared idea that you would buy something like a dinner table for your family, and that would be it. You'd have it until you died.

But because (((they))) have driven consumerism to unseen levels, everyone thinks they need to buy """NEW""" shit every 5 years. Women are brainwashed into feeling ashamed of their homes because some literal faggot in Chatelaine or Redbook tells them their furniture is "outdated" or "ugly".

Companies like IKEA serve a few purposes, some legitimate. My first furniture for my student apartment was a mix of hand-me-down solid wood stuff, and some cheap IKEA particleboard shit. IKEA stuff looks nice when it's new, but doesn't wear well/last long.

I still have the same dining table my father's friend gave me 7 years ago for university. It was his aunt's, who bought it in the 1950s.

Still looks amazing, and nicer than most anything they make today.
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>>17713992

If you're implying that Volvo was attempting to emulate a specific LA hipster trend (effectively, the nu-male desire to furnish a home with 1960's Austin Powers-tier furniture) - then you may be correct. More likely, though, they were trying to add some substance to their sales brochure by telling cuck-stomers that their interior features "REAL WOOD".

And for the record, classic Scandi furniture is tacky as fuck. I've met one client who had this shit in their house, and he was a faggot. We're talking about personal preference/taste at this point in time, which isn't really the root discussion anyhow.

If I were alive in 1955 and some Swede was asking me to buy his warped particle board and tube steel banquet chairs, I'd tell him to fuck himself. Same as today. The fact that there's been a resurgence of this style only proves the age-old adage that history is cyclical. It is, that's not up for debate. Fashion follows the same path. So does interior design and architecture. So does food, for that matter.
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>>17713699
That is a fake Aalto stool stolen by IKEA, real ones are Finnish and made by Artek.

They are 100% real wood and it was kinda an industry secret how they made them for a long time. They make small cuts to the solid wood and then boil it in glue or something and then bend it carefully.
Design was made in the 1920s by a Finnish architect Alvar Aalto and Finnish technology university is named after him.

IKEA just stole the design and made them out of plywood for 9.99 a piece, real one is 150-200 dollars. It has been copied a few times before, the original designer A. Aalto just said that if you think your's is a fake, throw it into a wall and see if it breaks. Real one can take over 1000kg of weight because the bent wood constriction, IKEA one doesn't hold even a grown man.
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>>17714056
>buying a stool
>spending 150-200 dollars for a fucking uncomfortable pointless stool

I Guess that at IKEA they're not the stupid ones.
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>>17713712
Aluminium is the worst as it also gets dinged up, also It looks like the grey plastic.
Basic trim grey plastic just looks ugly and collects scratches. Don't know more about the dark fake wood than it looks very ugly and out of place.

Some people say they put coatings on the light wood but it's the most rare option so there aren't many pictures on the internet on how it ages.
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>>17712705
Oil catch can
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>>17708699
Lol, why waste money on all that shit when you can remap the ecu on a diesel golf and smoke the shit out of that gaymobile.
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>>17714523
Because then you'd be driving a diesel Golf, the definition of a yurocuckbox.
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>>17714529
A mk4 Golf looks better than any Miata imo, but other people like other things.
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>>17713877
Ive noticed this too. Since when volvos are considered anywhere near premium? Who made them to be premium? Why they always compared to germans?
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>>17708147
Mazda interiors are so good. My next favorite is the maxima. love the cockpit feel inside. Quilted leather/ alcantara and soft touch everywhere
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>>17712799
how about you fucking get off my board you faggot and and go to /g/ where you belong with your gay ass screen. Fuckin tesla fags
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>>17714056
>implying I'm going to throw my $200 stool into a fucking wall

I dont give a shit if it doesn't break it's still going to get fucked up
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have you dumbfucks even seen the new volvos?
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>>17708147
This is what the inside of my car looks like, same colors, same quality, everything... I paid like ~3500 for it.
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>>17713625
I like this. Could have been red or blue or something. Even almost black. And still been wood. But it's nice
>>17713749
Lol
>>17713789
Leave it to the 70s to be based
>>17716395
Nice
>>17715070
Maxima is nice. I thought the dodge dart would be nicer. Chevy really does look plasticky all the time. Subaru too complicated. BMW boring and haughty. Mercedes just killing it with new e class
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>>17708147

>mazda
>rubber interior

That will be a melted pile of shit in 2 years.
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>>17713161

z32's didn't have a digital dash option only z31's.
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>>17708147
looks like the inside of my honda civic
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>>17708462
It looks like a BMW!
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I'll take my V8 and nicer interior
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>>17710071
>jd power
You just went full potato.
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>>17716750
>american't interiors
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my car was $10k so
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>>17713911
Wew Lad I work at next home and we sell the same shit. We also have a Hudson sliding door cabinet. That's also a rustic pine..
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>>17716770
When they were owned by Mercedes Benz of all companies. Who raped Chrysler until all that was left was a corpse.

So the real question you should be asking is why Germans are so shit at interiors.
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>>17716750

>that faux manual shifter

lmao
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>>17708147
I just test drove by every car in this price range. The Mazda infotainment system sucks and the controls are awful. No Android auto or apple car play.

Subaru's new global platform interiors (Impreza, outback) were, by far, the most impressive and functional. Pic related
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>>17716770

>HUR HUR AMURICAN INTERIOR XDDD
>post a picture of a base-trim Dodge form the Early-00s.

???
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>>17716770
>D*imler-Chr*sler

Not even once. Mercedes designed at this time were absolutely awful too.
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i won
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>>17716770
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>>17717174

That's sharp.

Subaru interiors used to be so shitty. Guess they got the memo.
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>>17712842
it honestly looks good here tho, and I fuckin hate them
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>>17717537
It never looks good, and VW's implementation is no better than the rest
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>>17717542
>my opinion is the objective truth
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>>17717548
>I'm ok with direct sunlight reflecting on the screen and blinding me while I'm driving
>t. Tesla faglord
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>jusd throw id indo a wall :DDDDDD
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>>17717568
>t. someone who has never drove a tesla
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>>17717764
Neither did the engineers that designed it because their cars interior are clearly aimed at people who don't drive.
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>>17708229
Looks better than the Optima
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>>17712799
That is the laziest interior design ever
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>>17708147
With different engine/lots of options you do go over 40k. But the interior is the same.
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>>17711769
>>17718080
Oh it's been posted already.




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