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11-27-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 16,799
Posted By YEH

2020 MT Car of the Year ...

2020 MT Car of the Year

https://www.motortrend.com/news/genesis-g70-2019-car-of-the-year/

And 2 comparisons -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yjq4tBYt5Fk
...
08-02-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

Actually, what's a joke is trying to compare a...

Actually, what's a joke is trying to compare a brand w/ TWO models currently (and no CUVs) w/ a brand that has 5-6, including 2 CUVs (why don't we compare Alfa Romeo sales to Acura sales while we're...
06-03-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

If you actually knew anything, you'd know that...

If you actually knew anything, you'd know that the new Corolla (including the hatch version) is based on the TNGA platform and hence, will be markedly sportier.

Both Toyota and Lexus have been...
01-12-2018, 02:23 AM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

On the Acura (USA) front, did he ever bother to...

On the Acura (USA) front, did he ever bother to post in the thread about Acura's abysmal ranking in Consumer Report's Owner Satisfaction Survey? (Don't think he did.)

And to top it off, the ILX...
04-06-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

Yeah, only someone living in his own little world...

Yeah, only someone living in his own little world full of delusions would than proceed to do the very same thing I just called him out for.

Funny how he never responds to my having pointed out...
04-05-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

LOL! As usual, you are deluded and change...

LOL!

As usual, you are deluded and change the facts.

This is an Acura forum and a thread which is about Acura sales and finances.

Who cares about how many Civics or CR-Vs Honda sells right...
08-16-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

^ No real discernable difference btwn the RL...

^
No real discernable difference btwn the RL and TL.

RLX, RL and TL

Front legroom http://www.cars.com/go/compare/images/questionMark.gif...
08-09-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

Going by interior dimensions can be misleading -...

Going by interior dimensions can be misleading - not unusual for a car with greater listed rear passenger leg room to actually have less.
Best thing is to set driver's seat at one's position and...
07-08-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

Toyota has been keeping GS sales afloat over the...

Toyota has been keeping GS sales afloat over the past few yrs w/ cheap lease deals; they aren't being generous right now due to the rise in the value of the yen.

Also, the 4G GS went on sale in...
06-29-2016, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

Here's an interesting report from Motor Trend...

Here's an interesting report from Motor Trend (credit to Perian).

Motor Trend
August 2016; Page 19



Not surprised as it has become a blood-bath in the mainstream sedan market as buyers...
05-20-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

^ That's simply hilarious. lol Esp....

^ That's simply hilarious. lol

Esp. resident troll in the past had argued that RLX was Acura's mid-segment competitor (5 Series, E Class, etc.) - so shouldn't we compare RLX sales to Genesis...
04-25-2016, 01:04 AM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

Not really, as it is less expensive than the...

Not really, as it is less expensive than the Accord hybrid.

And there is little separating the top offerings in the midsize sedan segment these days.

Some say the Sonata has the better ride and...
04-24-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

Doing 0-100 in 22.1s is hardly extremely slow. ...

Doing 0-100 in 22.1s is hardly extremely slow.


And oh, the Sonata Eco w/ the 1.6T did 0-60 in 6.7s - faster than the Accord Sport manual (7.0s) and a lot faster than the Accord 2.4L CVT (7.6s)....
04-24-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5,149
Views: 330,773
Posted By YEH

So typical of the resident troll to blow hot air....

So typical of the resident troll to blow hot air.

http://www.nada.com/b2b/Portals/0/SunBlogNuke/436/rlx%204.jpg

One could get an RLX later in 2014 for $10k off MSRP.

...
04-19-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5,055
Views: 417,831
Posted By YEH

^ Think Honda could have also done w/ less of the...

^ Think Honda could have also done w/ less of the chrome trim up front and the taillights being more elegantly done at the rear (looks better on the hatch version).

But overall, an improvement on...
04-19-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

I've stated this to the blowhole previously, but...

I've stated this to the blowhole previously, but he only remembers what he wants to remember.

Honda has done very well with its core lineup, but has failed miserably when they have branched out.
...
12-06-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

^ Overall, the GX and esp. the LX haven't sold in...

^ Overall, the GX and esp. the LX haven't sold in particularly large #s.
And that's even including LC sales (why include that? since it isn't luxury).

YTD sales

22,094 - GX

2,992 - LX
...
12-06-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

As usual, your claims hardly ever hold water... ...

As usual, your claims hardly ever hold water...

Such as this gem...

Let's see.

H/K sales growth for 2015 in the US ahead of the industry pace - check.

H/K sales growth in the EU ahead of...
12-06-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

Well, just typical of a troll; using the exact...

Well, just typical of a troll; using the exact same argument but in opposite ends, totally contradicting himself.

Also, the Tau V8 is used in the Equus, Genesis, K900 and the Mohave SUV (aka...
07-16-2015, 02:20 AM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

^ Um, there are posts specifically talking about...

^ Um, there are posts specifically talking about RLX sales, just as there are posts talking specifically about TLX sales (often in relation to TSX and TL sales).

And if this thread should only be...
07-05-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

^ Nothing but a typical troll... Flip-flops...

^ Nothing but a typical troll...

Flip-flops and changes his arguments all the time - if he loses out on the sales argument, he'll bring up price, if he loses out on that, he'll bring up reviews,...
06-16-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/acura-has-fut...

http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/acura-has-future-niche-brand


While I agree with some of the points Villegas has made, I think he misses on a few.

1st off - the cheaper FWD German models...
05-16-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 12,053
Views: 682,648
Posted By YEH

^ Does it matter if you think the LS460 is a...

^ Does it matter if you think the LS460 is a joke?

Even at its advanced age, the LS still far outsells the RLX and it's at a higher pricepoint.

The LS460 is not meant to be a sporty sedan, so...
03-18-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12,053
Views: 682,648
Posted By YEH

Actually, design-wise, I'm a bit underwhelmed by...

Actually, design-wise, I'm a bit underwhelmed by the new Genesis sedan.

What they seem to have improved upon are 2 areas which were in crucial need of improvement - quality of interior materials...
03-17-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12,053
Views: 682,648
Posted By YEH

More like tens of thousands. Hyundai expects...

More like tens of thousands.

Hyundai expects the new Genesis to do around 30k/yr. in sales.




Maybe Hyundai will eventually get around to doing a Genesis sub-brand but even w/o it the...
11-13-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 32,621
Posted By YEH

Hyundai can afford it - but it would just be...

Hyundai can afford it - but it would just be stupid considering how the Japanese have all pretty much failed to compete head to head with the Germans (well, MB and BMW).

Otoh, Honda abandoned...
12-25-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3,550
Views: 318,710
Posted By YEH

^ Hyundai could have done w/ Honda did...

^

Hyundai could have done w/ Honda did (and what Toyota has partially done) and instead of investing in a RWD platform and V8, spent their investment $$ on launching a separate brand and dealer...
12-25-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3,550
Views: 318,710
Posted By YEH

Yeah, only you think a FWD TL handles better than...

Yeah, only you think a FWD TL handles better than the GS.



The whole premise of Acura is to be priced lower than the mainstay luxury competition b/c it doesn't offer RWD or it doesn't offer a...
12-25-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3,550
Views: 318,710
Posted By YEH

So the 11th largest auto market in the world is...

So the 11th largest auto market in the world is "very small"?

Would be top 10 (maybe top 9) in terms of overall value of market, being higher than India and maybe Russia when it comes to higher...
12-20-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3,550
Views: 318,710
Posted By YEH

I don't know why I bother, but it's just too...

I don't know why I bother, but it's just too easy...




Uhm, the Genesis and Equus sedans are big sellers in Korea, unlike that for the GS and LS in Japan, so the investment pays off more...
Forum: Car Talk
08-21-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2,985
Views: 189,154
Posted By YEH

http://img444.imageshack.us/img444/6294/img4417b.j...

http://img444.imageshack.us/img444/6294/img4417b.jpg


Nice work.

Good thing you got the 3 convertible before it undergoes its fuglification w/ the F30 bodystyle.
Forum: Car Talk
07-04-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,585
Posted By YEH

Never understood this lien of thinking? How...

Never understood this lien of thinking?

How is it any diff. from an Accord in a tux (TSX/TL)?

The ILX is just fine for what it is.
12-29-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4,313
Views: 464,601
Posted By YEH

Well, considering that Acura seems likely to...

Well, considering that Acura seems likely to discontinue the TSX in the States in favor of the ILX, I'd say there seems to be a problem.

It has always been seen as problem for Acura in having 3...
12-28-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4,313
Views: 464,601
Posted By YEH

Again, the problem w/ that is that Acura also...

Again, the problem w/ that is that Acura also sees the TSX in being a 3 Series competitor.




So Honda merely bringing over the Euro/JDM Accord wasn't "cheapening out"?

How 'bout the CSX...
Forum: Car Talk
07-07-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 31,318
Posted By YEH

Motor Trend got a 4.8 0-60 time; C&D or R&T...

Motor Trend got a 4.8 0-60 time; C&D or R&T should be able to shave off a tenth or two.






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06-29-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 123,606
Posted By YEH

The i30s come in various forms - tha hatch, wagon...

The i30s come in various forms - tha hatch, wagon (which the US gets as the Elantra Touring) and sedan.

However, w/ the next gen, the US is getting the i30 hatch and not the wagon.

Aside from...
Forum: Car Talk
06-20-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 31,318
Posted By YEH

R-Specs are supposed to start trickling to...

R-Specs are supposed to start trickling to dealerships (probably first to the Westcoast) late June.

The new OEM tires are the Michelin Energy Saver A/S (for 3.8 and 4.6).

Some First Drive...
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