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My 2000 Ford Explorer with 95000 mi. needs a new transmission for about $2500. I am thinking of not repairing it and looking for a certified pre-owned Honda Pilot, with about 25000 mi. Is this wise?

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Amanda J. Pierce, MBA I am assuming that the ford is paid for... is that correct? It is your choice to buy a new transmission, with no payments or take on a vehicle that has payments with full coverage insurance. Due to the finance situation, weigh out your pro

Amy Mattinat, Owner and Author at Auto Craftsmen Ltd Hi Janet, Since I am a Toyota / Honda fan, I would say you are making a great decision. BUT, please get this certified pre-owned Pilot thoroughly inspected by a trained technician before you part with your money. You want to make sure there are no surprises once you sign on the dotted line and drive the vehicle off the lot. I know it

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