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      11-12-2012, 12:41 PM   #20
chrisny
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Originally Posted by shahramghs
unfortunately if your car was not ordered, there is a good chance it was abused during the break in period. i hate how no sales ,man out there even warns customers about that during a test drive
I think this depends on how you define abuse. if a salesman asked me to baby the car during a test drive, I'd go somewhere else. It's a test drive, not a test cruise. These are sport sedans, a test drive is worthless without the ability to drive it at least a little spirited, if not a lot, within normal boundaries. Meaning, drive it like you would if you owned it, nothing more, nothing less, irregardless of any "break-in period."