WHEELS LETTER OF THE WEEK (Issue 345, October 21, 2011)

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Post by sharky » 24 Oct 2011, 7:32 pm

I did it again - Letter Of The Week. :)


I think it is great to see Hyundai and Kia slowly but surely becoming mainstream brands like Toyota, Nissan and Honda.

In fact, I find most of their new models very attractive and affordable. And they are certainly not lacking in performance or technology either. I am quite tempted to buy a new Kia Cerato or Optima, a Hyundai Elantra or Sonata. I think all four are very decent cars.

However, there is just one factor that is holding me back from considering one of those desired cars and that is the lack of Kia and Hyundai service centers in Sharjah.

If ever I decide to buy one of those cars, I'll have to go to either Abu Dhabi, Dubai or Ajman to get it serviced.

This would mean extra transportation expenses since I live and work in Sharjah.

My question is, why are there no Kia or Hyundai service centers in this emirate?

Those two brands have been around for two years so they should have a service center in Sharjah by now!

Paul Natanauan, Sharjah

However... no prize. :(

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Post by Ozimandius » 24 Oct 2011, 10:21 pm

Why not?

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Post by real_ashwin » 25 Oct 2011, 12:59 pm

wow really no service centers yet in shj. Hmm interesting i didnt know that.

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Post by sharky » 25 Oct 2011, 7:23 pm

Ozimandius wrote:Why not?

I called Gulf News this morning.
It appears that they have not been giving away prizes for the past few weeks. :(

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Post by Ozimandius » 26 Oct 2011, 12:12 am

And no complimentary Wheels mags either, at least not for me :arrow:

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Post by kartoos100 » 26 Oct 2011, 7:40 am

Cost cutting, people!!

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Post by xsijux » 26 Oct 2011, 4:38 pm

grats on LotW.
Ozimandius wrote:And no complimentary Wheels mags either, at least not for me :arrow:
Same here :(

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Post by 7afe » 27 Oct 2011, 12:29 pm

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However... no prize. :([/quote]
sharky wrote:
Ozimandius wrote:Why not?

I called Gulf News this morning.
It appears that they have not been giving away prizes for the past few weeks. :(
Ozimandius wrote:And no complimentary Wheels mags either, at least not for me :arrow:
RECESSION!! :grin:

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Post by sharky » 27 Oct 2011, 2:05 pm

sigh! oh, well.
but hopefully Hyundai and Kia will read it and take it from me.



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