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  24 responses   Fun, good acceleration and handling, relatively quiet when cruising, reliable in compact or smaller mid size automobile
psundell

New or used is okay. New priced up to low 30s, or late model used, mid 20s. I am a single person so I do not need an extremely practical car but I do want one that is functional in rain and snow. I plan on owning one car. My...
  9 responses   Active lifestyle vehicle that will play nicely on road trips
ncbeachbum

I currently drive a 94 BMW 525, which I've owned since 2002. 265k on the odo, maintenance hasn't been too bad, but it is time to replace it.

I had been looking at another BMW but my mechanic - who works solely on BMW - has suggested that...
  9 responses   Active lifestyle vehicle that will play nicely on road trips
ncbeachbum

I currently drive a 94 BMW 525, which I've owned since 2002. 265k on the odo, maintenance hasn't been too bad, but it is time to replace it.

I had been looking at another BMW but my mechanic - who works solely on BMW - has suggested that...
  6 responses   ex-s2000-owner looking for a fun sedan replacement, has to be fun, manual tranny, reliable. AND CHEAP!! like 13k or less.
Member5962

Draging priorities didn't work for me, so here is what I'm looking for, fast sports sedan fun, manual tranny, reliable. AND CHEAP!! like 13k I've owned lots of cars over the years, Audi, Volkwagon, Acura TL, Integra, RSX type s,WRX, S2000. I just sold my S2000 because I havekidsnow and...
  6 responses   Weekend city car, practical needs, but want something I can track occaisionally
Member6008

I street park in a city, so smaller is better all else equal, and I'll live with dings
Not commuting, and I can fix stuff, so reliability isn't the top concern to me (but replacing a driveline while parallel parked is probably not happening, so some reliability matters)

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  6 responses   enjoyable
Yamamoto

Which is a better car, BMW 328i xdrive or Lexus is250 awd. Should I go for handling and average reliability or bullet proof and blah?
  6 responses   Tall man sized car
Member6565

I am 6'6" - so interior space and head room is critical.
Second is reliability - my perfect car never needs to have work done except for oil change
  6 responses   next sports car
Member4826

must be a sports car. convertible soft top or hard top
  6 responses   Performance sedan/coupe
Member4010

I am considering between a 2006 Lexus IS350 and BMW 335I. I like the Lexus for reliability and the BMW for power and handling. I don't know where to go. Please help. Thank you.
  5 responses   Fun, fast but fuel efficient
Member6150

Looking for a car (open for new and used) that will last a while.

I commute 60 miles daily and a fun drive without guzzling gas are very important.
It would be nice to own a car that not everyone and their mamas drive... =)


  5 responses   Fun, fast but fuel efficient
Member6150

Looking for a car (open for new and used) that will last a while.

I commute 60 miles daily and a fun drive without guzzling gas are very important.
It would be nice to own a car that not everyone and their mamas drive... =)


  4 responses   I'll turn 40 in this car
Member4340

I have an '04 Saab 9-5 Aero (my second), and I am over the nagging electrical issues and parts unavailability. I feel like I am one major problem away from having a worthless car! My next car doesn't need to be as quick, and I would love a plusher ride....
  3 responses   A 2 to 3 year old luxury car. I am thinking about an Audi A6 3.0T Quattro or 2.0T Quattro 2012 to 2014
Member6606

What do the members think about the Audi A6 3.0 Quattro with the Navagation, and premium plus packages years 2012 thru 2014?
  2 responses   Fun power, reliable build, low maintenance cost
Member6363

Looking for a vehicle that's got some power (the type that would sound good with dual exhaust) and it pretty to look at. Have had a '06 Mustang GT, various trucks, and sedans; have been looking at 1500 Silverados, Land Rover Discoverys, and Audi S4s, and the last two I...
  1 response   Fun fuel efficient compact SUV
Member6371

I'm looking for a new SUV, I have been looking at the Audi Q5 TDI because I prefer Diesel to gas and I need AWD or 4WD. Firstly what is your opinion on the Q5 TDI and secondly are there any other models I could look at that are a...
  2 responses   mid life crisis with realistic expectations
in2ba8

Luxury with a sporty edge. Quiet and reliable. I am drawn to Infiniti G series and QX50. Also , Audi A3/A4/RS3/Q3. Buick regal, BMW 3 series.

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