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Interesting. I can't help but feel like it's a win for the FK8.

I'm over the downplay Hyundais get (I don't want one but I respect what they do). Everything you read or watch discusses how it would be most at home on a track and least agreeable as a daily driver. Add those tires and.. duh

 

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For pure driving fun (ignoring looks), no shame in owning either the Elantra N or Veloster N. Easier on the wallet too. Hyundai has come a long way. Too bad the Veloster N was discontinued.
 

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The hard part with the Elantra N (well, two things): DSG vs manual, because the manual is "just ok" from everything I've read, and the aesthetics.
 

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The other hard part is aftersales service. The Hyundai dealers I've visited in the area aren't super fun to talk to, and it seems crappy sales/service experience is pretty common across the board.
 

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Hyundai's build quality and reliability isn't the best either. I sincerely hope I'm not forced to buy a Elantra N
 


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I've also given in to the civic SI at MSRP mindset, along with saving up for a used Cayman or 911 over the type R at crazy markup
 

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Yeah, if I start to get tired of the WRX and can't find an MSRP Core at some point after test driving, I'll prob go to MSRP Si.
 


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Overall seems like a fun car but Toyota may have dialed it in a bit conservative.
Seems like Toyota's style post 2000. Always leave something on the table, usually something really obvious.
 

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For pure driving fun (ignoring looks), no shame in owning either the Elantra N or Veloster N. Easier on the wallet too. Hyundai has come a long way. Too bad the Veloster N was discontinued.
I’d totally buy an N if it came in either i30 hatchback form or a sedan that wasn’t so extreme styling. I hate the Elantra N.
 

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The hard part with the Elantra N (well, two things): DSG vs manual, because the manual is "just ok" from everything I've read, and the aesthetics.
yeah the manual can be a show stopper. I don’t like the manual in GTI or WRX. The ones in my Si and Sport hatch were such a pleasure to use. Same for the E46 and E36 I had.

 

 
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