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Old 06-21-2011, 03:53 PM
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Hey guys, so I'm selling the ranger soon possibly and I'm not sure what I want for my next vehicle but it has to be 4x4 or AWD. My budget is around 11500 and I don't know if I want another gas destroyer.. so F-150 might not be an option.

Here's some things i was thinking of

Audi a4 or s4 quattro
Dodge Charger 2007
F-150

What are some other nice cars or trucks or anything i could get??

I want it to be newer than 2002 that's for sure mostly for resale and less wear and tear up here in Mich.

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give the v6 escape some thought
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Old 06-21-2011, 03:57 PM
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personal experience with audi has been terrible for me, and repair costs are crazy. we get them in the shop all the time, keep it american, just my opinion, but for other cars, my mom has an impala lt 2008, nice car dependable never had any problems with it, a new ford fusion look good to, no experience with those tho.

---and for the awd part, front wheel drive cars really arent that bad, but you are in mich. so...
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x2 on audi/vw...my dads passat has been a complete nightmare
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Old 06-21-2011, 04:00 PM
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Ugh... I love Audi's but the makes me nervous because I've heard that from alot of people.... I do like the new fusion. I want something with good HP to and some nice performance upgrades.

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Old 06-21-2011, 04:07 PM
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^^^once again, the fusion puts out like 240hp and still gets like close to 30mpg if im not mistaken, and i must say, with the right package they can be pretty sporty, interior is nice i love the gauge look they look like a sportier car, i think its a 3.0 or 3.5 choice, if im correct i think the 3.5 is a pretty good little choice
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Old 06-21-2011, 04:35 PM
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how about a suzuki sx4, I heard they are good cars, pretty peppy, good on fuel and are Awd. I like the look of them too, Plus since its a suzuki, they are cheap to buy.
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how about a suzuki sx4, I heard they are good cars, pretty peppy, good on fuel and are Awd. I like the look of them too, Plus since its a suzuki, they are cheap to buy.
the dealer where i work has a suzuki branch and they are good little cars
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Old 06-21-2011, 04:39 PM
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I would consider one, What about the new Kizashi, won car of the year last year IIRC, Awd, comes with everything, almost 200Hp from a Naturally aspirated 4cyl. Id buy one.


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Old 06-21-2011, 04:43 PM
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I would consider one, What about the new Kizashi, won car of the year last IIRC, Awd, comes with everything, almost 200Hp from a Naturally aspirated 4cyl. Id buy one.
i actually drove one with a 6spd today...those things get out of their own way but acceleration is nothing spectacular
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i actually drove one with a 6spd today...those things get out of their own way but acceleration is nothing spectacular
well it is atleast a 4,000 lbs plus the AWD with less the 200 HP, its not going to be nimble like a Gen 1 miata
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Old 06-21-2011, 05:08 PM
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^^^once again, the fusion puts out like 240hp and still gets like close to 30mpg if im not mistaken, and i must say, with the right package they can be pretty sporty, interior is nice i love the gauge look they look like a sportier car, i think its a 3.0 or 3.5 choice, if im correct i think the 3.5 is a pretty good little choice
The 3.0 has 240hp while the 2.5 has 170 and the 3.5 has 250hp. My 3.0 gets an avg of 24-26 mix and around 20-21 all city and best hwy I have seen was 29, but it only has 12k miles on it.
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The 3.0 has 240hp while the 2.5 has 170 and the 3.5 has 250hp. My 3.0 gets an avg of 24-26 mix and around 20-21 all city and best hwy I have seen was 29, but it only has 12k miles on it.
thats still good for that much performance
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Old 06-22-2011, 10:44 AM
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do any of you know how the Charger runs with the v6 in it? i've heard its not to fast because of the weight the charger has but im not sure that the charger comes in AWD and v8.

I checked out consumer reports buying used cars and it seems audi's in 01-04 are problems bummer kinda wanted one.

Thanks for all the input!
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