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I currently own a 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT. Looking to but something under 25k, smaller (kids now gone)but 'sporty', like leather seats. Am being advised to buy Japanese for reliability - any suggestions?
I am turning 60 in a few months and want to give myself either a Mercedes E320 or Lexus SC (convertible hardtop). Either car must be USED not new. I am looking for luxury, reliability and value. What's your opinion on these two cars? Any other suggestions for a soon to be 60 year old? Thanks
I currently have a '99 Windstar SEL with 108K miles which I believe isn't worth continuing to repair. I have 2 LARGE dogs traveling with me so I need the space. I want to get a 2003 Sequoia with 57K but my husband is pushing for a 2004 Freestar SEL with 25K. I think the Sequoia is more reliable and safer but will cost me more for fuel. I must admit the ...
I purchase a car every 10 years and this is the year. I am considering a Mercury Mariner hybrid -- it is time that I put my money where my environmental philosophy is. So I have 3 questions as this time:
1. I drive about 12,000 miles a year, including longer road trips of about 1000 miles. About 2/3 on the road and the other 4000 around town. I am ...
I own a 1998 Toyota RAV4 (bought new)which I've been very happy with and have begun researching a new vehicle. I plan to purchase in the next year or so. My top criteria are good fuel economy, AWD for snow/icey weather, contained space for two 60# dogs, reliability, price around 25,000 with some flexibility. I am looking at Toyotas or a Subarus so far, but ...
I am considering a 2003 Cadillac DHS. I'm worried about typical failures/reliability with this make/model. any warnings of what to look for? I want to replace the air suspension shocks with regular shocks. can I do this? This is one of the common failures for this model that I have heard of.
I*m looking to buy a 2007 VW Rabbit. I*m a little concerned with the reliability of VW*s in general. What are you feelings regarding this model?