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  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...
  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...
  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?
  5 responses   reliable 7 seater family car
robbieK

I am looking for a 7 seater relaible family car that doesn't have a lot of repair needs.
  6 responses   Vehicle with Cargo Room
csrebel31

I currently have a 2013 Honda Civic EX with 107,000 miles. Looking for something with more cargo room to haul camping supplies on road trips.
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  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...
  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...
  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...

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