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  3 responses   Middle aged Dad- teenagers. Fun to drive, AWD, hatch with ground clearance for snow and camping.
Member2323

Oldest is taking over my Rav4 soon, always liked it and the cargo space and ability handle most off-road needs.
Want something more fun to drive (manual would be great) but need to still have the cargo space and AWD with some ground clearance. Reliability a must.

? Hatch...
  6 responses   Middle aged Dad- teenagers. Fun to drive, AWD, hatch with ground clearance for snow and camping.
Member2323

Oldest is taking over my Rav4 soon, always liked it and the cargo space and ability handle most off-road needs.
Want something more fun to drive (manual would be great) but need to still have the cargo space and AWD with some ground clearance. Reliability a must.

? Hatch...
  14 responses   2013 & 2014 Outback questions. Buying today, hopeful
Ckniseley

Hi folks, I am replacing my 2012 Outback that was in an accident. I am looking at 2013 &14 limited models. One of the is a 3.6 witha 5 speed regular tranny. Looking for advice on the 3.6 vs. the 2.5 engine and going with the regular tran over a...
  14 responses   Reliable luxury, single mom, 2008 bmw 328i driver, RWD
tarnold27

I currently have a 2008 BMW 328i RWD tech and premium packages. Love it. But I have 174K mi. I prefer RWD. Do not want hybrid or diesel. I have a 4yo son, so booster/car seat in back is essential and I prefer interior that isn't cloth. Important features for...
  25 responses   New, Modern Sedan
mkx-models

Looking for a vehicle to replace my 2012 Suzuki Kizashi SLS. I am looking for a compact or midsize sedan with most of the bells and whistles. I am a GM fan, but just can't bring myself to buy a Cruze or Malibu (too boring). If the Buick Verano were...
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  27 responses   used 6-7 seat, AWD wagon style
mikesdak

Hello. We currently have a 2008 Taurus X AWD with 130K on it. My wife and daughter compete to drive it. We are looking for a similar car for my wife to drive. Located in South Dakota, so winter driving is about half of the year. AWD is necessary, so...
  14 responses   2017 Ford Edge Limited 39,000 miles or 2016 Rave 4 limited 23,000 miles
musicdoesit

Thinking about waitng to check out the 2019 New vehicles EDGE and Rave 4. Smooth quiet wet handling AWD Dependability.

Having a hard time choking on new car and used car prices...looking at something a year or 2 old at least a 2016 we like Blis cross traffic alert..big...
  4 responses   Replacing a Star
sfrecneeded

Looking for something to replace a 2000 Toyota 4 Runner with 275,000 + miles! Adore the old car, but it's time. Have driven what feels like everything! Nothing "wow's" me. Want fuel efficiency/ low emissions (make up for my 4 Runner sins); good visibility; 4 wheel drive; a bit of...
  18 responses   Safe, reliable crossover with great visibility
jdas0128

Looking for a late model, used crossover/wagon sixed vehicle that can fit a decent amount of cargo (new baby gear), has good safety ratings, and is easy to see out of. Also want something very reliable = Japanese brands in my mind, with decent gas mileage. I'm used to cars...
  6 responses   Fun, fuel-efficient
joserpaz

I may be experiencing a mid-life crisis. But now that the kids are out of school (and their tuition payments are behind me), I'd like to reward myself with the car I should have had when I was about 15 years younger. That said, I have something of a practical...
  11 responses   Need Help Choosing Next Vehicle
Ppdyssy9153

I am in the market for a new 2018 vehicle and have pretty much narrowed it down to 3. I'm looking at the Camry XLE, Hyundai Tucson SE or SE Plus, or Honda CR-V LX. I would like to give the CR-V EX a chance, but it seems there have...
  20 responses   Fun, reliable, 4 door sedan with AWD and 6 cylinder motor.
dchaitu

I'm currently driving an Audi Q5 3.0T APR Stage 1, and I'm in the market for a sedan that has similar performance. I'm looking at 2016 model years CPOs of Audi A6, Jaguar XF, Lexus GS 350, and Volvo S90. Reliability, handling, and performance are important, and I appreciate your...
  8 responses   Fuel-efficient family daily compact SUV; towing a pop-up camper on the weekends
oregonbee

Looking for a car that I will drive to work every day, but also can hold my husband and two sons who are all (or will be) about 6ft tall and two 60lb dogs. And will tow a pop-up camper (~3500lbs) on the weekend. I want the smallest size and...
  4 responses   Safe, reliable car good in the snow
Ppdyssy9153

I am a current Ford owner looking for a new car. I like the 2018 Nissan Rogue, but have heatd that Nissans can be costly to repair, and US World News only ranks this car as having average reliability. Can anyone comment on this car's reliability and repair costs?
  27 responses   7/8 Seater SUV
chombs

Looking for a reliable 7/8 seat family car SUV that rides well. I like the Mazda CX9 but realize the Highlander and Pilot are generally more reliable. (Test drove Highlander and found it lacking in any "pep.") Probably go with a 2018 to get new safety features.

Any thoughts...
  22 responses   van replacement
amaguire

Forester
Outback
CRV
Traverse
Odyssey
  31 responses   First time owner looking for a long term commuter/hunting vehicle
sharksfan752

Finally looking to get my first car, hoping to keep it for the next 7-10 years if new and possible. Just looking for something safe and reliable. Will be used mostly to commute less than ten miles daily but would like enough off road capability and ground clearance for bumpy,...
  6 responses   dirt road traveler
horseyhands

I live on a farm down a gravel road. The road has tree debris from time to time, floods from time to time, and we are the last on the state maintenance list for snow removal. Currently, I have an AWD Acura sedan that handles everything fine as far as...
  5 responses   2015/2016 S60 vs TLX
Member4193

What does the crowd say:
2015/2016 Acura TLX FWD + Technology package
vs
2015.5/2016 Volvo S60 FWD Platinum (because of the stereo/adaptive cruise control / full-auto-braking)

I liked both of them on test drives, but for driving characterists and style it definitely tilts to the Volvo. However I'm concerned...
  10 responses   Looking for one of a dying breed...
Member5558

I currently drive an un-modded 2013 Genesis Coupe 3.8 (V6 / RWD / 6MT) that is fast, handles very well, and has been very reliable. I'm looking for something similar, possibly AWD. Subaru WRX is too choppy and I am not interested in Mustangs or paddle shifters, which leaves the...
  6 responses   Fun and reliable car for a collage student
gotigers1839

I live at a university and drive back home(150 miles) during weekends. Currently, I drive a Prius which is a gas saver and very reliable. However, driving with it is soooo boring!
Looking for a fun car, no need for a high HP. I can do some maintenance by myself,...
  8 responses   plug in hybrid crossover SUV
retiredteacher

I have test driven A Toyota Rav 4 hybrid, a Mitsubishi Otlander PHEV, and Subura Outback. Maybe a Kia Niro Plug-in hybrid will be next. Anyone have issues with any of these models?
  16 responses   Fuel efficient, reliable, comfortable SUV/Crossover/Wagon
Michelin

Looking for a later model midsize SUV/Crossover/Wagon (2014 or later) with fewer than 40000 miles. Budget is around $30000. Should be able to do light towing, and accommodate taller male. Will be used for commuting and road tripping. Leather is a plus, as is CPO, and Apple CarPlay. Should be...
  22 responses   Small, red, heated seats
avshelden

We're just starting our search for a car to replace my wife's 2003 VW Jetta GLS. She absolutely loves her current car and there aren't any major issues with it (a couple nuisance items), but we're planning to hand it down to our son when he turns 16 next year. The...
  6 responses   Shedding the minivan and moving to a mid-size family SUV
jpugel

About time to get the a new used car to replace our 2007 Honda Odyssey as the main family hauler as the kids are getting older and shuffling our car needs around. The only must-have at the moment is AWD/4x4. The ones on our shortlist are: Acura RDX, Honda CR-V,...

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