Used 2012 Daihatsu Materia Sedan Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2012 Daihatsu Materia Sedan

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 Pros The Materia enjoys a very tight turning circle.

 Pros The Materia has a relatively short gear ratio.

 Pros The Materia's central locking system comes with an immobilizer which continually and spontaneously updates its code.

 Pros The Materia air conditioner is really powerful and comes with a very smart feature that will disable it momentarily when the car is laboring.

 Pros The Materia's air conditioning controls are easily accessed.

 Cons While there are a number of interim storage options in the Materia's cabin many reviews complain of their inconvenient situation.

 Cons The Materia can suffer from wind noise as well as road noise and sometimes both of them together.

 Cons There are no under seat drawers in the Materia.

 Cons There are no centre armrests in the Materia.

 Cons There is no front overhead shelf in the Materia.

 Cons There is only one seatback pocket in the Materia.

 Cons The Cup holders in the Materia are too shallow

 Cons The Materia's lower instrument panel fascia has for the most part been underutilized with loads of unsightly bulging flat spaces.

 Cons The floor mounted gearshift and handbrake lever on the Materia have been positioned slightly too low.

 Cons The Materia's driving position may be a little too upright for some people's taste.

 Cons The Materia's all brake system (ABS) and brake assist systems are inclined to be a little too interventionist.

 Cons The Materia's instrument cluster is mounted slightly far out of the driver's normal field of vision according to some reviews.