Non-Quote of the Day: "I'm Sonata Going to Comment on That" Edition

Paul Niedermeyer
by Paul Niedermeyer

“I have to be careful on what I say, I don’t want you guys writing a story saying, ‘This Toyota guy thinks the Hyundai Sonata is a great car.'”

—Toyota’s Group VP and General Manager, Bob Carter, responding to a request to comment on the strength of Hyundai as a competitor.

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  • Segfault Segfault on Nov 04, 2009

    But does the Sonata include Toyota's Killer Floormats™? Toyota needs to emphasize this competitive advantage in their advertising.

  • Don1967 Don1967 on Nov 04, 2009

    In other news, Carter stated emphatically that he has not now, nor has he ever, stopped beating his wife.

  • Keith Tomas Keith Tomas on Nov 04, 2009

    I loved the Sonata Limited I test drove. I would have gotten it if I hadn't been laid off earlier this year. Save for the flimsy-feeling console and sun visors (Hyundai still makes the flimsiest ever, I loved the ride and the overall solid feel of the car. I am starting a new job next week, so I may just put it back on my list of things to get LOL.

  • Niky Niky on Nov 04, 2009
    Stingray : November 4th, 2009 at 8:23 am I see autogoal in his statement. Or he PWNED himself with that. Because he indirectly said a Chundai Sonata is a great car. You mean own goal? Yes. Totally. Incredibly funny one, at that...