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I'm looking for a vehicle that seats 7 (with a 2-3-2 configuration), gets over 20mpg in the city, and costs less than $25K. Is there anything other than the Ford Freestyle that meets those criteria?
Hi, I have a 2001 VW Jetta with 75,000 miles. It's a turbo "fully loaded", and a standard, which I love. Though, I love this car in nearly every way, I'm concerned that I'm not making the most economical decision to keep it. I'm trying to compare annual repair/maintanance costs to weigh out if I'm better off selling this car and replacing it with ...
I own a 2000 Chevy Suburban 111000mi. The AC is not working. I tried recharging it myself with freon but it didn't work. The mechanic said to repair ac is $100. What are the costs for ac problems just so i know I'm not getting ripped off? thank u.
we are a automotive dealership and I am inquiring about the costs of having ask patty on our website www.kemna.com
I have a 2001 Mazda 626 with 58000 miles. My primary use is around town driving and I am the original owner - purchased the car in Jan 2002. The dealer states that it's time for a transmission flush and a fuel filter change. I couldn't find either of these procedures in my owner's manual. Do I really need to do these or is the dealer just trying to ...
Hello Ladies, How is the repair schedule costs for a 2008 VW Lux or Komfort Eos? Reliability? I am going to lease this car. What info should I have at my fingertips to negotiate the best lease. I was told to contact ONLY the Fleet Managers. I will be at the dealerships at the END of the month and they want to CLEAR OUT the 2008 models. So this is to ...
Hi, we bought our Prius 2007, and we have already maintained it once. Now the signal on the dash board is telling us it is already time again! The car works fine and maintenance costs over 100 dollars. What happens if we ignore it? Does it really need to be checked that often?

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