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Just joined forum after picking up my dark grey (not sure of proper color name) 2016 EX before Christmas. I love reading about everyone's experiences and opinions . We also own a 2014 Accord Coupe 6-spd which has been a great car so far with no issues. So far liking the new ride and roomier interior. I have about 1000km on it(600 miles) and have averaged a combined fuel milage of 34mpg. I found that a little low but considering its new probably not bad. I like thumb slide volume control and am now comfortable with all the controls. I miss not having a sunglass holder up top but other than that have no complaints. Trunk is roomier than it looks from the outside. Camera mounted mirror is nice to have and heated seats get warm quickly. I got the form fitted tray matts for the vehicle and trunk and these work great in snow and rain to keep the carpets clean. I had it undercoated and this will reduce noise and keep corrosion in check. Stereo sounds great and CVT 2.0L is great at highway speeds.
 

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Just joined forum after picking up my dark grey (not sure of proper color name) 2016 EX before Christmas. I love reading about everyone's experiences and opinions . We also own a 2014 Accord Coupe 6-spd which has been a great car so far with no issues. So far liking the new ride and roomier interior. I have about 1000km on it(600 miles) and have averaged a combined fuel milage of 34mpg. I found that a little low but considering its new probably not bad. I like thumb slide volume control and am now comfortable with all the controls. I miss not having a sunglass holder up top but other than that have no complaints. Trunk is roomier than it looks from the outside. Camera mounted mirror is nice to have and heated seats get warm quickly. I got the form fitted tray matts for the vehicle and trunk and these work great in snow and rain to keep the carpets clean. I had it undercoated and this will reduce noise and keep corrosion in check. Stereo sounds great and CVT 2.0L is great at highway speeds.
hey welcome and congrats! Post a pic or two when you can!
 

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Great to have you here. Whereabouts do you live? I assume there is plenty of salt on the road in the winter. Would be awesome to see some pictures when you get the chance.

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Manitoba and yes they are really starting to use a lot more salt here
That`s one thing that will push me to get rust proofing done, and much more extensive than what you get from OEM or any basic service. Hate rust, and the initial investment will go a long way.
 

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They tried selling me one of those electronic bolt to the frame rust inhibitor but I am to suspicious of these snake oil gimmicks. Maybe someone who had experience with one can chime in and set me straight.
 

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The electric module doesn't sound too useful according to globe and mail:
Most car dealerships have been moving toward offering these modules because they are easier to install and typically fetch a higher price tag.

The science is still out on this method, with mixed reviews coming from both experts and car owners. While the CAA recommends rust protection to prolong the life of your vehicle, it prefers and endorses sprayed solutions instead of the modules. The only module Canadian Tire offers holds an average consumer review rating of 2.7 stars out of five on its website.
Most likely better to go with the tried and true method of spraying the car with the traditional rust proof coating.
 

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The electric module doesn't sound too useful according to globe and mail:


Most likely better to go with the tried and true method of spraying the car with the traditional rust proof coating.
I agree.Some of the stuff they try to sell you at the dealership is way overpriced in my eyes. There fabric protector is one that comes to mind ......a glorified scotch guard spraying for $300
 

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It's where they make the most money along with warranties, fees, etc.
Don't see the point of fabric protector, a car is meant to be comfortable not to make you feel like you're sitting on your grandparent's plastic covered furniture.
 

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I agree.Some of the stuff they try to sell you at the dealership is way overpriced in my eyes. There fabric protector is one that comes to mind ......a glorified scotch guard spraying for $300
I got the fabric protector:crying: but I'm also leasing so it made sense.
 
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