If you look at many B- and C-segment model ranges from mass-market brands, you'll notice that prices for hatchbacks and saloons are basically the same.
In many cases, it's the four-door that's a shade cheaper; which sounds good for Thai consumers because they generally prefer that to the five-door option.
It must be a little frustrating for some prospective purchasers, therefore, to find that saloon versions of the various Ecocars sold in this country are more expensive than their hatch counterparts. The reason for this, according to car companies we spoke to, is production costs.
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