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Old 07-01-2013, 04:37 PM   #15
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When Accord debuted it was almost universally described as a Genesis knockoff from the rear.
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Old 07-01-2013, 04:41 PM   #16
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I'd take a Fusion over a stupid Accord any day.
...not unless Ford's build quality and reliability has substantially improved,
good looks notwithstanding.

"Fix Or Repair Daily" is not an undeserved slight for many of their vehicles.
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Old 07-01-2013, 04:53 PM   #17
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I can appreciate a Honda but I would rather drive anything American over anything Japanese. I'm a man of principal.
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Old 07-01-2013, 04:55 PM   #18
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...not unless Ford's build quality and reliability has substantially improved,
good looks notwithstanding.

"Fix Or Repair Daily" is not an undeserved slight for many of their vehicles.
Which it has.

I don't view Honda as some patron saint of reliability. In recent years the quality of their vehicles has become downright pathetic. Especially material-wise.
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Old 07-01-2013, 09:02 PM   #19
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Honda lost their way for 15 years or so from a design standpoint. The new generation seems to have helped them find their way back.
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Old 07-01-2013, 09:04 PM   #20
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I like both Hyundai and Honda , they both look good .
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Old 07-01-2013, 09:07 PM   #21
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I can appreciate a Honda but I would rather drive anything American over anything Japanese. I'm a man of principal.
Says the guy driving a car built in Canada whilst the Accords are built in America.
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Old 07-01-2013, 09:11 PM   #22
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When Accord debuted it was almost universally described as a Genesis knockoff from the rear.
Wrong.. The current gen accord seem to be based of the 2000-2001 model, nothing to do with the genesis at all
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Says the guy driving a car built in Canada whilst the Accords are built in America.

Canada is in North AMERICA, Spanky... lol

My thought process is that the company is US owned so the money goes back to the USA. No matter how you cut it, it's till better than buying a foreign car.

Oh and I KNEW as I typed that someone would bring that up.
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Canada is in North AMERICA, Spanky... lol

My thought process is that the company is US owned so the money goes back to the USA. No matter how you cut it, it's till better than buying a foreign car.

Oh and I KNEW as I typed that someone would bring that up.
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Wasn't even mad for a second bro... lol
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Old 07-01-2013, 09:58 PM   #26
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I can appreciate a Honda but I would rather drive anything American over anything Japanese. I'm a man of principal.
I used to think like this, but it seems that today there are more Japanese cars built in America than US manufacturers. It seems logical to think that the money comes back to the US when you buy American but what about all the taxes and money spent by the employees who collect a paycheck by building those Japanese cars? Not bashing your way of thinking, because I was the exact same way. I guess my narrow mindedness has expanded with age. Lol

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Wrong.. The current gen accord seem to be based of the 2000-2001 model, nothing to do with the genesis at all
...I fail to see how stating that the vast majority of automotive journalists saw similarities to Genesis immediately can be "wrong."
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