Best OEM interior

obi_waynne

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Which car maker or model has the best Interior? I find a lot of interiors are very plasticky. Things have moved on and interior materials are improving all the time.

I quite like Audi interiors, they are much nicer than the equivalent VW, for example the dash plastics have a texture to them and the stitched steering wheel is a nice touch.

BMW interiors leave me cold, they seem quite bare and sparce but fairly functional.

Most JAP interiors look dated now, perhaps they are a bit too cutting edge when they first come out.

French car interiors are comfortable and homely but nothing to write home about IMO.

What are your favourite interiors?
 

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astons and most of the top oem's are a really nice to be. i finf fords are very plasticky, newer vauxhalls are not that bad imo.
with the french interiors they are nice, but i find things break easily according to a few friends who have them.
 

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The 406 was pleasant and very well put together, especially so for a French car (although it was built in Coventry).

I really like Jaguar interiors post 1996 when Ford became involved and sorted out the quality control problems.

My E39 5 series is pleasant and functional, undeniably werll built but it's in no way special.
 

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I found the DB7 interior rather dissapointing and rather cheap looking! Shame because it is such a nice car on the outside.
 

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In comparison, my BMW is much nicer place to be than my Civic. I actually sat inside it yesterday for the first time in months and it just felt cheap. There is way too much plastic (painted grey).

I like the interiors of the 'up to date' German cars. They just seem to do interiors better.
 

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had a laguna for a while 1.9td sport, liked the interior and it all worked, which was quite a suprise. a friend had a similar model and which was 2 years younger, alot of his interior electrics either didnt work or wotked when they wanted.
 

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