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Old 10-14-2006, 08:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default I am in need of a car

Yep, looking for the first ride, no idea where to start or what to look for. I've looked almost exclusively at honda civics right now

But basically I'm looking for:
-used car
-good on gas
-probably an auto
-not really more than a few thousand at most, I just need something that gets around and might hold up for maybe 5 years or so, don't really want to put a lot of money into it

So please contribute your insight
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Go buy your self a Chevette,They take a beating and last forever,Plus the chick's will go wild when you tell them you drive a Vette
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Go buy your self a Chevette,They take a beating and last forever,Plus the chick's will go wild when you tell them you drive a Vette
Then they'll slap you when they find out it's the suffix of "Che" and not "Cor".

Looking for a Honda is a good idea since all used Hondas are given a Certified 150-Point Inspection and they can be pretty cheap.


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Saturn SC2


I highly suggest a different color, but this was the best picture I could find on short notice.
Dent-resistant doors
handy-dandy third-door on the driver's side
30+mpg
Decent amount of go-power

They're pretty good cars. To see one of these cars last for over 200,000 miles is not uncommon.
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They're cheap for a reason.
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They're cheap for a reason.
Well, I didn't say it was a Lexus
But for a first car, it is definitely something to consider.
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For some reason, knowing gaara... I can clearly see this car... Yeah.. You should get one of these...

http://stillruns.com/kiwanis/gremlin.jpg
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I can totally imagine Gaara riding in a car like that.
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For some reason, knowing gaara... I can clearly see this car... Yeah.. You should get one of these...
Buy it for me and I promise that not only will I drive it every day, I'll get GAARA THE GREMLIN printed on the side
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