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  4 responses   Reliability
mywohop

2001 honda CRV i'm thinking of buying this one and need to hear about its reliability also looking at a KIA sorranto
  5 responses   2013 MB GLK 350
crbspan

I need to replace the 2002 ML320. I would prefer to stay under 22000, but will consider 25000. Looked at Cadillac SRX and BMW
X1. SRX was nice, but the engine light was on and dealer said it was because it was sitting a while. I did not buy the...
  3 responses   family car
kudlas5

I'm comparing an \'08 Ford Edge to an \'08 Lincoln MKX. Both clearly same family - many similar features. Any insight on the pro/con for either veh based on their yr of mfg or simply their models
  15 responses   Priority Miss - Need More Cargo; Loved my Jetta Sportwagen...VW or Subaru?
Member3078

Sometimes, you don't miss something until you don't have it!
I had a 2009 VW Jetta Sportwagen and loved it! I loved the handling, the panoramic sunroof, and (what I miss most now) the cargo space. I went overseas for 3 years, and when I returned, I thought I...
  14 responses   MK VII GTI owner regrets?
cmaynard

I've been researching this for a while. My needs aren't very much. I just need a daily commuter that can accomodate 1 of 2 passengers plus a dog. This will be my only car, so it has to be able to do everything well. I'm currently driving an '04 Baja...
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  12 responses   Practical or Fun?
wvmidnightrider

I am currently the owner of a 2012 Altima Coupe. I am also the owner of two wonderful young children, a great wife, and a totally ungrateful cat. So I need to upgrade the car. I need at least 4 seats and 4WD/AWD. My budget is 15000. I really don't...
  22 responses   Used, comfortable family car
aallured

I am looking for a 7 seater family car with captains chairs in the 2nd row rather than a bench seat. We are trying to balance low price (trying to stay out of debt) with years and low mileage. I'm looking for something with all the bells and whistles that...
  4 responses   fuel efficient
DMa8Xxy30

Considering living in my next vehicle and traveling around the country. I already enjoy sleeping in my Toyota Yaris. Mainly hoping for something that is compact since I don't enjoy driving large vehicles, safe, is generally reliable.
  2 responses   fuel efficient for daily driving but enough space for the kids on the weekends
karenkjs

looking for dependable used vehicle for daily drive ~ 20 miles (hwy) each way but need enough room for kids and sports gear on the weekends
  9 responses   Small SUV or wagon
sdavis

Looking for recommendations for a small SUV or wagon. We're cyclists and active outdoors so we need something that can handle a 3-4 bike hitch rack and/or a roof rack. Two kids in their early teens so rear seat space will be a factor too. Plus we live in an...
  10 responses   Luxury sporty coupe
quadgirl

Looking for a quiet sporty looking coupe. The quieter, the better. Also would like it to be reliable for a good long time and get at least 25mpg. Love my Lexus IS - C, but I think the top is a lemon and I cannot afford to keep having it...
  2 responses   The best
Swgav123

little or no rust, something that will last a long time
  2 responses   My Everything Car
Arinsky2002

Hey all,

I'm stumped. I basically want all the things that a Jeep Grand Cherokee would provide (good looking inside and out, decent towing capacity, lots of room inside, V6, 4x4 optional) but the last thing I want to do is get a car that ends up...
  6 responses   Mid-size SUV that is reliable, fun to drive, and tows
mayham07

Safe, comfortable, tows up to 5K, accessible for mother from wheelchair (seats not too high or too low), decent mpg, good resale value. Nothing too huge, enough for 2 to sleep in if needed, and small enough to parallel park occasionally. Loved the Mazda CX9 (I'm an old die hard...
  4 responses   Everyday car to take mountain biking
Goldsmith1952

I have a leased VW golf sportwagean. It is the perfect car for me, but it has a persistent gasoline smell that VW has been unable to fix, despite many attemps.
I'm giving it back to VW!
I'd like a manual transmission, 4 wd,
Big enough cargo space...
  6 responses   New, safe, compact and a tad bit more fun second family car
agog

I have following current shortlist for my second car. I'll be driving it while my existing car goes to wife.

1) VW GTI / Elantra GT Sport
Close to my heart, a bit more fun in the list. GATI is costlier as I prefer to go with top end...
  9 responses   GTI long-term?
Zlevy

Need help choosing a reliable and FUN compact hatch or sedan. GTI, Civic SI, Focus ST top the list. Manual transmission is a must. I plan to keep it 10 years and give to son as first car. Dark horse in the running is Golf Sportwagen S 4motion. Any thoughts...
  11 responses   a nice sedan of a particular exterior size
Member4193

I'm looking for a nice-ish sedan for my next car. Probably one of the top trims if its a standard brand, or a more value-oreinted luxury model/trim. The kicker is that I'm looking for that car to be around 180" in length. My driveway is 190" long so I'd like...
  7 responses   Reliable wagon for my wife
alabamatom69

My 5'2" wife loves her 2002 VW Jetta Wagon, but it is time for a replacement. She isn't too happy about the quirks of my Prius Hybrid and is more set on a Subaru Outback. She likes the styling (But is an AUTOMATIC TRANS ONLY driver) The longevity of the Outback...
  2 responses   Sports Car
mamendola

2016 or newer Corvette Grand Sport or Z06. If used, would like something that has been somewhat modified. Aero kit, muffler, etc. Competition seats not necessarily a must.
  9 responses   Smaller SUV good mpg must have moderate bad road capabilities
Lsnewlon

My wife's Ford Escape has been plagued with issues and we are looking for something in a similar size class to replace it. We live on a dirt road with ruts, rocks and mud, sowe need something with good off road manners. We frequently head to the mountains on gravel...
  5 responses   Small with lots of storage
Keristew

I currently have an 08 PT Cruiser. Looking for something with comparable length and storage. Can't be much longer or have less cargo space.
  5 responses   What car should I buy next?
Dbmqww

Must be Japanese only, prefer Toyota. Must get at least 30mpg combined fuel economy. Nothing smaller than Toyota Echo. I must be able to find replacement parts easily and for cheap price ( Autozone, O'Reilly is good, having to go to the dealer only when I need replacement parts is...
  8 responses   Undecided between a odyssey or sienna. To me the odyssey looks built better compared to the sienna. I\'ve owned several toyotas in the past and have proven very reliable but not sure with the hondas. One thing about the odyssey I do not like is
Magic1

Undecided between a odyssey or sienna. To me the odyssey looks built better compared to the sienna. I've owned several toyotas in the past and have proven very reliable but not sure with the hondas. One thing about the odyssey I do not like is that it has...
  6 responses   Retirement Vehicle For Active Life
moondance406

Have owned several SUVs over many years from Chevy Blazer to most recently Nissan Murano. Retirement looms so looking for a lifestyle vehicle to transport me to fishing holes in summer and mountains in winter. Ideal vehicle would have good on road cruising capability for long trips, reasonable gas consumption...

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