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I am considering buying my Audi A4 Quattro that I have lease for the past three years. The residual value is $18,852.75. I have found the Audi dealers in my area not willing to budge on price. However, I am wondering if I offer to buy this below the residual value if you think there is any chance they will negotiate. It is only got 20K miles on it and ...
I am looking at buying a 2007 PT Cruiser. I keep hearing about problems with oil and I am not sure if this car is mechanically sound?
what is your opinion of the Suszuki SX4 Crossover? Thinking of buying the 2011 model.
I am considering buying a Subaru Outback, especially after Jody DeVere told me she likes them! Does it make more sense to buy the newer model or the previous model year? The difference in cost is $873 more for the newer model, but I understand there are only very minor changes for the new year. I drive at least 20k miles per year, and want to get the most ...
I am conidering on buying a Scion TC 2007 with a mileage at 112,000 at $7,500 it has clean title and only one owner, I am afraid of buying a car with uch high mileage that it will soone or later start to give me problems but its a good car and looks great?
I need new tires, but I can not afford to buy all four, so I planned on buying two now and two next month. My mechanic tells me that if I do that, to make sure the new tires go on the back wheels. Why is that? That will leave the balding tires on the front for another month and I don not know if I want to do that. Should I take his advice?
We are interested in the Honda Fit and are wondering what your professional opinion is of the car. We'd be buying the base model, manual transmission. Thank you!

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