Originally posted by jgotangco@Dec 16 2004, 08:25 PM
I got lucky. I got a good dealer (KIA Batangas). They explained the situation very briefly but concise. I got my car last November after waiting for 2 months. I guess it depends on the dealership...
In case you really get frustated with the KIA dealerships, I suggest you get the Jazz, especially the sports model. But then the price would be almost twice that of a Picanto M/T. But then again, its a more powerful car.
I think the price increase is due to the worldwide shortage of metal... All prices of cars have gone up...Originally posted by zeglli@Jan 20 2005, 01:29 PM
Yes,..I agree, the SRS(Airbags) and ABS( auto brake systems) once adopted in the PICANTO, would compensate for realistic cost increase,but any price increase @50K or more,would not be realisitic for mere bumpers cosmetics, along with plain delay alibi . If thats's the case, one alternative option would be HONDA JAZZ. Lots of Kia Picanto buyers to loose !
if u haven't paid ur reservation fee yet, then u r one lucky customer because if u did or wish to have one, u probably are the 1,00xth in the priority list!!..