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I'm sorry, you are both just really bad drivers. Cars cannot be "too light" to handle well. That's not a thing.Report it
I've had this car for a while and I'd say that it has very forgiving handling - it can be fun and nimble when it needs to be and it will let you get out the understeer if you overcook it in the turn... Tires make a giant difference on this car especially in wet weather (you could definitely go for a 4-wheel slide if you're on worn out or bad quality tires) and I agree with post above that weight did not cause this issue.Report it
I totally agree on the car being so light that it's unsafe. I was going around a curve on the highway when the road was a little wet and I the car lost traction and spun around a bit more than 180 degrees. I miraculously stayed on the road and no one was following me close enough that they couldn't stop while I turned my car back around. I now get very nervous whenever I have to drive this car in the rain. And I'm not so sure the gas mileage is that good. Maybe there's something wrong with mine but I feel like I fill up just as often and spend just as much as my girlfriend does with her Jeep Compass, and our commute is pretty much the same.Report it
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