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Forum: IS - Third Generation Yesterday, 07:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,951
Posted By SW13GS
I would not expect the dealer to repair cosmetic...

I would not expect the dealer to repair cosmetic damage that happened when I bought the car 6 months ago.

Paying a premium for a luxury car doesn't mean that the dealer owes me any sort of...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation Yesterday, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 753
Posted By SW13GS
There is some difference in the quality of the...

There is some difference in the quality of the bluetooth phone playback I agree. I have gotten used to it and it no longer bothers me, but sound quality was much better in my 2010 ES.
Forum: IS - Third Generation Yesterday, 09:43 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,951
Posted By SW13GS
They would have said the same thing. They don't...

They would have said the same thing. They don't cover cosmetic issues...and once you've had possession of the car for 2 or 3 months and 1500 miles...theres no way to prove that they caused the issue...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-20-14, 10:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,951
Posted By SW13GS
Look, the bottom line is this. If you are going...

Look, the bottom line is this. If you are going to claim someone damaged your car you need to bring it to their attention as soon as it happens. Ever valet parked a car? Ever read the little claim...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-20-14, 09:40 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,951
Posted By SW13GS
I mean...I see what you mean about the button ...

I mean...I see what you mean about the button but I wouldn't bother to do anything about that.

You have to see the dealers position about the scratch. You say why shouldn't they believe you, but...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 07-20-14, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By SW13GS
Drive both of them on the highway and see what...

Drive both of them on the highway and see what you think. Personally I would need nav, etc. The Accord is a nice car, not as smooth and quiet as the ES but you get a lot more features for that high...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-20-14, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By SW13GS
LOL...I can tell you plenty of stories about what...

LOL...I can tell you plenty of stories about what dealers have done to friends of mine who own BMWs, Mercedes, Audis, Porsches, etc.

The issue is you live in the Philippines. You don't have any...
Forum: CT 200h Model 07-20-14, 08:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,373
Posted By SW13GS
Guys...they're not going to bring the HS back...

Guys...they're not going to bring the HS back LOL. We may as well stop talking about it. They stopped selling the car here because it didn't sell...they're not going to bring it back and try again.
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 07-20-14, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By SW13GS
You'd have to do the grill too, otherwise the...

You'd have to do the grill too, otherwise the grey upper grill and the black center piece would look odd.
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 07-20-14, 08:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,352
Posted By SW13GS
"Getting the hood wrapped" is the same thing as...

"Getting the hood wrapped" is the same thing as getting a clearbra...its the same product they just do the whole hood and fenders with it instead of a line. Its still a "clear bra".

I just have...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-20-14, 08:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,951
Posted By SW13GS
I've been in sales for many years, I'm very good...

I've been in sales for many years, I'm very good at it...the customer is not always right...and you don't have to pretend they are in order to be a good salesperson. Good salespeople are not "yes...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-20-14, 03:01 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,951
Posted By SW13GS
Just want to comment on this. I'm in sales, and...

Just want to comment on this. I'm in sales, and the old addage "the customer is always right" is not correct. In fact...oftentimes the customer is wrong, and oftentimes its the salesperson or...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-20-14, 02:38 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,951
Posted By SW13GS
You're a bad customer because your expectations...

You're a bad customer because your expectations are unreasonable, and you obviously don't respect the dealer's point of view.

How can you possibly expect someone to believe you that a scratch was...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-20-14, 08:35 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,951
Posted By SW13GS
I agree with everybody else, you're being totally...

I agree with everybody else, you're being totally unreasonable. The pads create a lot of dust, they do on all of these cars. You can upgrade the pads to lower dusting pads if you want. If the dealer...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 07-20-14, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 855
Posted By SW13GS
Thats not the issue I don't think. First of all...

Thats not the issue I don't think. First of all the transmission isn't in the engine bay...nor is anything having to do with the AWD system...and an 8 speed transmission isn't necessarily any larger...
Forum: CT 200h Model 07-20-14, 08:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,373
Posted By SW13GS
The HS didn't sell the first time it was offered...

The HS didn't sell the first time it was offered in the US when the bigger and more mainstream looking ESh didn't exist, I don't see any realistic reason for them to bring it back now when they have...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 07-19-14, 05:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By SW13GS
Nada problemo!

Nada problemo!
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 07-19-14, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By SW13GS
Nope. Once its on, it stays on until you turn it...

Nope. Once its on, it stays on until you turn it off. If you turn it off, it stays off.
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 07-19-14, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 855
Posted By SW13GS
And the only reason my 2011 Jeep felt lumpy with...

And the only reason my 2011 Jeep felt lumpy with the 5 speed was because the gears were so tall to maximize fuel economy.

If fuel economy were not the main focus today, we'd all be driving 5...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 07-19-14, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 855
Posted By SW13GS
They might. I personally am not in the camp where...

They might. I personally am not in the camp where "more is better" when it comes to number of gears. The reason for all the gears is not performance, its fuel economy. Our new 2014 Jeep has an 8...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 07-19-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,352
Posted By SW13GS
I also post on and read a lot of other...

I also post on and read a lot of other manufacturer's forums though, and there are more threads about this here than on other forums. I've had 5 Lexus vehicles and one Toyota over the last 16 years,...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 07-19-14, 04:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,352
Posted By SW13GS
The problem is that the bumper material gets a...

The problem is that the bumper material gets a little indent whenever a stone hits it, and the black urethane bumper is exposed underneath. On the Jeep these same indents happen, but the paint...
Forum: CT 200h Model 07-19-14, 03:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,373
Posted By SW13GS
You do know that the two most popular Lexus...

You do know that the two most popular Lexus models, that make up over 70-% of all Lexus sales are FWD right? The ES and the RX. The ES sells more than every other Lexus sedan combined.

FWD isn't...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 07-19-14, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 753
Posted By SW13GS
Audi has come a LONG way in the quality and...

Audi has come a LONG way in the quality and reliability department since 2004.
Forum: CT 200h Model 07-19-14, 12:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,373
Posted By SW13GS
The HS doesn't have a place in the lineup...

The HS doesn't have a place in the lineup anymore. They have the ESh, and the CT. People who want a sedan hybrid can get into the ESh for similar money.
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