Originally Posted by beneliezer
how about the mechanical aspects of the car? do you think those are up to par with the upper-tier manufacturers. Let's face it, those cars are built cheap. Sure, you'll have the power and the handling. But this is a Korean company (no offense to Korea) who's manufacturing is not well known for it's durability. Something to think about, i guess..
This has become less relevant for the US market: the epicenter of the throw-away society... The average American thinks: why would I drive the same car for 10-15 years, when I can get a new car every 2-3 years and toss the old one...
The days when car manufacturers, particularly MB, were designing every component to last 1Mil miles are LOOOONG gone!