for daily driving , coilovers are pretty rough, especially if your roads are not in the best of shape. as for the performance aspect coilovers are much better. because systems like PSS9 you can adjust everything from dampening, height, etc etc. price wise coilovers are obviously more expensive
You really do have to consider a lot of things when looking at suspension. Sure it is nice to have ride height adjustment and things like that. But if your not on the track you can't take advantage of the performance of the coil overs. If your on the street but still want the option of good performance. Get springs and adjustable struts. This is the best all around combo you can get. You can adjust the struts for normal driving and then with a few turns of a screw driver your ready for "fun" or track use. I would really consider this before you throw around the money for coil overs.
Kid, you have a valid point. However, i must point out that while coilovers do subject one to a much firmer ride, so do many of the other "mods" or "upgrades" that a lot of you guys so eagerly slap onto your cars. Adding 17 or 18 inch wheels with a profile of 45 or less will certainly induce a much more harsh driving experience. Also, sport shocks and lowering springs are not going make a huge difference in comfort versus coilovers. Yes it is true that for everyday driving, coilovers are not going to make a big difference versus sport shocks and springs, but neither would a CAI, sport exhaust, short shift kit, or any of the other mods that we all love. All of these can only be appreciated when driving a car in a spirited fashion.
So, for one to make the claim that coilovers aren't worth the difference, you should also forget adding a CAI, K&N, sport exhaust, better plug, improved sway bars, or anything else that constitutes a moderate improvement in performance!
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