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Old 11-09-2012, 06:02 PM
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Originally Posted by UncleJ View Post
To me the X1 looks like a sort of expanded old 318ti hatch. Around the same size but more "cute ute" than the E83.
Exactly, it's a tall hatchback, but then it begs the question.......why not just get a hatchback in the first place and save some money? There are a few good ones out there, VW Golf TDI, Audi A3, Ford Focus, Mazda3, and they can all have many of the luxury features of the X1 at a lower price, without any penalty in cargo capacity and flexibility.

Actually going to test a Ford Focus ST tomorrow if I can, since the MkVII Golf isn't going to hit shores for another year or so.
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