Thanks twinscroll,The safety rating does help. My last car nearly had the Sportage's rating, and I was injured in the exact ways the tests showed deficiencies.
I saw a TechnoOrange today. It has its critics, but I really like that colour. Funky and electric. It's not my choice, but I want an orange one too ;-)
I'm glad you're OK, but rehab takes such effort and patience. Pain pills make me ill as well as injured, but after some healing I found a small amount of alcohol could replace pills. Doctors and random people will frown, but it helped me move beyond kinda-handicapped to aches&pains, and I had little use for it beyond that. Doesn't have to be beer if that's traumatic
I found driving totally normal afterwards, surprising people. Only difference now is I brake before where opposing cars are supposed to stop, and that's already avoided one collision with a speeding semi. Learned my expletives-disallowed lesson I guess.
You'll heal. Attitude is a major factor, and from your story you seem adjusted to a situation with dramatic changes in life. If you're the kind of person who will say "Oh right, the car accident" months from now, it'll be unimportant as you heal. Saying "My new car" is an awesome step.
Hope ya get to feeling better soon!
Were any pictures taken of the accident? Just curious to see how the Tucson held up.
Dunno, but tires and wheels matter a lot for ride quality and handling.Some cars look good in black, but it wasn't appealing to me on either the Tucson /Sportage.
the Perkoset works, but tears up my stomach
maybe the tire brand, & size makes the difference?
You might call it pumpkin, because it is not as bright as orange, or other cars in copper, but has just enough color stand out, & turn headsIt's a rare color only available on the 2011 model. It's my understanding that it was only available on the EX and then dropped in Nov 2010. It was reinstated on the SX only in April 2011 when the SX was introduced. My wife calls it pumpkin.