60 days after purchase (8/02), I
noticed that the armrest vinyl on three
of the four doors
was "bubbling" "delaminating" and
otherwise separating from the armrest.
Despite being a "certified pre-owned"
car, neither the dealer nor the corp.
will touch this obvious and apparently
known defect in materials/manufacturing
in this otherwise excellent car. As a
15-year customer, I want to remain
loyal, but I will likely switch brands
next time around.
Overall, the interior is nicely
configured and the seat comfort is the
Back your products and repair/replace
the defective armrests! Cupholders
have a cheap feel and are only
marginally functional, not to mention
cutting off access to the center glove
compartment when in use. The interior
wood finishes are nice, but have
a "glued on" appearance.
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