I hear you. It's good to hear about others real life opinions over car reviewers.
I don't think the majority of people on this forum are as close minded as some other forums that are filled with loyal fanboys that have their brand tattooed and say everything else is junk. Out of the very few forums I've been on this one seems the most informative and well moderated.
Reasonably Priced Car
View my fuel log 2014 Mirage SE 1.2 automatic: 36.4 mpg (US) ... 15.5 km/L ... 6.5 L/100 km ... 43.7 mpg (Imp)